Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:
EarSpy attack eavesdrops on Android phones via motion sensors
A team of researchers has developed an eavesdropping attack for Android devices that can, to various degrees, recognize the caller’s gender and identity, and even discern private speech. […]
Hackers steal $8 million from users running trojanized BitKeep apps
Multiple BitKeep crypto wallet users reported that their wallets were emptied during Christmas after hackers triggered transactions that didn’t require verification. […]
BTC.com lost $3 million worth of cryptocurrency in cyberattack
BTC.com, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency mining pools, announced it was the victim of a cyberattack that resulted in the theft of approximately $3 million worth of crypto assets belonging to both customers and the company. […]
BlueNoroff APT Hackers Using New Ways to Bypass Windows MotW Protection
BlueNoroff, a subcluster of the notorious Lazarus Group, has been observed adopting new techniques into its playbook that enable it to bypass Windows Mark of the Web (MotW) protections.
This includes the use of optical disk image (.ISO extension) and virtual hard disk (.VHD extension) file formats as part of a novel infection chain, Kaspersky disclosed in a report published today.
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