“One of the strangest witnessed yet”
While malware does come in many interesting forms, the xLED malicious software plaguing the web now steals data by infecting a router switch and flashing the LED lights these devices have.
“Social media sites used to conceal malicious software”
Antivirus provider Eset released a report Tuesday that has identified where a Russian cybercriminal group hides their espionage software once it has attacked a network of interest. The backdoor Trojan has even recently used comments on Britney Spears Instagram account to locate the control server that sends guidelines regarding stolen data to and from infected devices.
“ID management firm confirms it has been breached”
OneLogin, a firm that manages single sign-on duties for many apps and websites, has confirmed that it has been hacked and sensitive customer data was likely obtained. The company was withholding of many details, but assured customers the compromised access has been blocked and the proper law enforcement officials had been notified of the incident.