A week in security (October 21 – 27)

A look at the cybersecurity news from October 21 – 27 including Magecart, robocalls, doxing, stalkerware, ransomware, breaches, and much more.

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How to protect yourself from doxing

Doxing, or collecting and spreading private information about a user online, is a form of cyber harassment, stalking, and even a potential threat to physical safety. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself against it.

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Shakti Trojan: Technical Analysis

Recently, we took a look at the interesting Trojan found by Bleeping Computer. Our small investigation on its background and possible attribution has led us to the conclusion that this threat is in reality not new – probably it has been designed in 2012 for the purpose of corporate espionage operations. Yet it escaped from…

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Shakti Trojan: Document Thief

Recently, Bleeping Computer published a short article about an unrecognized Trojan that grabs documents from the attacked computer and uploads them into a malicious server. Looking at the characteristics of the tool, we suspect that it has been prepared for the purpose of corporate espionage. So far, no AV has given any meaningful identification to this malware—it is detected under generic names. Since not much is known about its internals, we decided to take a closer look.

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Explained: Doxing

A short explanation about what doxing is, namely gathering personally identifiable information with intent or threat to publicize it, and we tried to give some pointers about prevention.

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