Sysrv botnet is out to mine Monero on your Windows and Linux servers

The Sysrv botnet has been developing over the last years, and has become a multi-platform botnet that specializes in Monero cryptomining.

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Fake reCAPTCHA forms dupe users via compromised WordPress sites

Threat actors have launched a new campaign that starts with compromised WordPress sites and leads to fake reCAPTCHA sites designed to get visitors to accept web push notifications.

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Ukraine government and pro-Ukrainian sites hit by DDoS attacks

We can’t tell which party made the first move, but both the pro-Ukraine and Russian sides have been exchanging DDoS attacks.

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Attacks on Ukraine communications are a major part of the war

Along with the physical war in Ukraine there are accompanying cyberattacks, and communication lines are among the primary targets.

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A week in security (Dec 6 – 12)

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Has your WordPress site been backdoored by a skimmer?

There are threat actors active that plant backdoors on websites so their malicious code does not get wiped with the next update.

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Emotet’s back and it isn’t wasting any time

The world’s most notorious malware is back and it’s growing fast. What are researchers seeing and what does it mean?

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A week in security (Nov 15 – Nov 21)

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Fake ransomware warnings hit WordPress sites: How to stay safe

CMS hijackers want WordPress site owners to believe their site has been hit by ransomware. What’s actually going on?

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Update your OptinMonster WordPress plugin immediately

We look at a recent WordPress plugin compromise, explain what it is, and also what you have to do to ensure your blog and visitors are safe.

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