Hackers started using a bug with online video feature in Microsoft Word

Experts found the first malware that uses logical bug in Microsoft Office’s online video embedding feature to steal user data.

New feature of the banking trojan Trickbot: PasswordGrabber module

Trickbot’s new module steals passwords from several applications and browsers.

A variant of WannaCry ransomware affected Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

TSMC – one of the world’s largest makers of semiconductors and processors, which cooperates with AMD, Apple, Nvidia and Qualcomm was forced to suspend production processes due to the attack of WannaCry.

Fake Spectre and Meltdown patch spreads Smoke Loader malware

Cyber-criminals used the fake website of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) to distribute Smoke Loader malware disguised as security patches for Meltdown and Specter.

Emotet banking malware spread through one of the McAfee services

The service is meant to protect against phishing attacks and malware from links in emails was used to spread the malicious Emotet.

Bad Rabbit – new ransomware spreads via network

A number of Russian media and state institutions of Ukraine were attacked by the new ransomware Bad Rabbit.

Researchers found a new method to bypass protection against Rowhammer attack

Experts have discovered a new way to bypass the protection against Rowhammer attacks, aimed at DRAM-memory.

CCleaner malware targeted the world’s largest tech companies

Hackers who compromised the popular app CCleaner also tried to attack top technology companies: Cisco, HTC, Samsung, Sony, Intel, Epson, DLink, Oracle (Dyn), Microsoft, Google (Gmail), etc.

CCleaner was hacked to spread malware

CCleaner download server was compromised to distribute malware.

New wave of TrickBot spreading

Forcepoint Security Labs registered activity Trickbot banking Trojan.