The vulnerability allows an attacker to execute a malware or other payloads on a client machine by sending malicious messages from the DHCP server.
Cryptominer WinstarNssmMiner is an aggressive malware strain that has launched 500,000 attacks in the past three days earning criminals $28,000.
The main purpose of Grobios malware is to help attacker establish a strong, persistent foothold in a victim’s system, in order to drop additional payloads later.
Researchers have discovered a set of custom surveillanceware tools being deployed against Android and iOS devices primarily in the Middle East.
Sources said the funds were diverted to fraudulent accounts in a coordinated heist that involved hundreds of wire transfers and on-the-ground accomplices.
Universal Plug and Play networking protocols can be exploited to bypass DDoS mitigations.
Adobe has issued a round of higher priority patches less than a week after its Patch Tuesday updates last week.
The flaws threaten to expose corporate communications in Outlook as well as the messages of at-risk users like political dissidents.
The fajitas purveyor announced the point-of-sale payment-card breach on Friday May 11, the same day that it learned about it.
A phishing scam fooled victims by claiming to be Apple and scooping up personal details – including financial information and Apple account information.