Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
Palestinian hackers involved victims in installing iOS spyware ((Wired) The groups used social engineering techniques on Facebook to target a variety of malware, including custom tools.
The new Qlocker ransomware hits hundreds of QNAP NAS devices every day ((The record of Recorded Future) A new strain of ransomware called Qlocker rages and infects hundreds of QNAP Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices every day, taking over hard drives, moving user files to password-protected 7zip archives and demanding a ransom payment of $ 550.
Attackers can hide email alerts from external senders using HTML and CSS ((BleepingComputer) The “external sender” warnings that are displayed to e-mail recipients from clients such as Microsoft Outlook can be hidden by the sender, as demonstrated by a researcher. It turns out that attackers would need just a few lines of HTML and CSS to change the “external sender” warning or completely remove it from emails …