Emerging Threats

New macOS malware MetaStealer can elude Apple's XProtect: Header image
Infostealers are on the rise and are fast becoming one of the most popular types of malware in the cybercriminal´s toolkit for 2023. Infostealers can breach your Mac, iPhone, or iPad without you...
Sep 21, 2023
3 min read
New phishing attack uses Google Looker Studio to steal credentials: Header image
In yet another creative move, cybercriminals have found a way to leverage Google’s free services to target victims. Avanan, a CheckPoint company, has released the findings of a new investigation uncovering how cybercriminals...
Sep 15, 2023
4 min read
DuckTail malware targets Facebook and TikTok business accounts: Header image
DuckTail, a group of cybercriminals from Vietnam, has been targeting TikTok, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google for years. Now, a new investigation finally reveals how they breach accounts, infect devices, and steal sensitive data.  ...
Sep 6, 2023
5 min read
macOS malware XLoader returns disguised as a productivity app: Header image
XLoader, a popular information stealer that has been around since 2015 and mostly targets Windows computers, is back. And now, it can breach your Mac. In fact, SentinelOne has reported that the new...
Sep 1, 2023
2 min read
New infostealer Realst is targeting the upcoming macOS Sonoma: Header image
SentinelOne has released a report on a new infostealer targeting Apple’s latest OS release, macOS 14 Sonoma. The malware can not only steal passwords and browser data but can also empty crypto wallets. This...
Aug 8, 2023
3 min read
New malware BundleBot is spreading via Facebook Ads: Header image
On July 19, 2023, CheckPoint Research released its findings on a new malware known as BundleBot. The report comes after CheckPoint keeping a close eye on this new threat and investigating it for several months....
Aug 3, 2023
3 min read
Scammers pose as tech recruiters to steal data and extort victims (Header image)
The recent layoff wave in the IT industry has given rise to numerous employment scams, and the Zscaler Threatlabz team has recently discovered multiple fake job portals that masquerade as legitimate websites. These...
Jul 17, 2023
3 min read
Hacker group TA866 is using Screenshotter malware to spy on victims (Header image)
Proofpoint researchers have discovered a new hacking campaign executed by a hacker group named TA866. With known links to Russia, TA866 is an advanced hacking group that has the ability to perform well-organized...
Jul 17, 2023
2 min read
Backdoor-installing malware found in Python software repository (Header image)
According to a recent report by Moonlock Lab, a malicious python programming package known as “pymafka” was discovered on May 17 in the Python Package Index registry. The malicious package, which can infect...
Jul 17, 2023
2 min read
Hackers are offering fake jobs to students to harvest data (Header image)
The researchers at Avanan, a Checkpoint software company, have discovered a new malicious campaign targeting college students and aiming to steal their personal information. Attack methodology Hackers use phishing, a type of social...
Jul 17, 2023
2 min read