Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#912 Qarallax RAT: Spying on US visa applicants
Travelers applying for a US Visa in Switzerland were recently targeted by cyber-criminals linked to a malware called QRAT. Twitter user @hkashfi posted a Tweet saying that one of his friends received a file (US Travel Docs Information.jar) from someone posing as USTRAVELDOCS.COM support personnel using the Skype account ustravelidocs-switzerland (notice the “i” between “travel” and “docs”).

US bound hopefuls who are looking for additional US Visa information might end up talking to cyber criminals who could send them a malicious file. We can see two entries from Skype when we try to search for the legitimate account. If you don’t have keen eyesight, you might choose the wrong account.
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#914 DDoS attacks increase over 125 percent year over year
#913 Ransomware leaves server credentials in its code
#912 Qarallax RAT: Spying on US visa applicants
#911 Google to deprecate SSLv3, RC4 in Gmail IMAP/POP clients
#910 Many Lexus navigation systems bricked by over-the-air software update
#909 Firefox 47 fixes 13 vulnerabilities, removes click-to-activate plugin whitelist
#908 The new Apple App Store: subscription pricing, faster approvals, and search ads
#907 Unpatched DLink WiFi camera flaw remotely exploitable
#906 Symantec: Fake gaming torrents lead to potentially unwanted applications
#905 US warns banks of hacking threat to Swift system
#904 FireEye uncovers phishing campaigns targeting Apple users
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