Lunch Time Nibbles - 2022-10-13

Welcome to another Lunch Time breakout:

Modified WhatsApp App Caught Infecting Android Devices with Malware
An unofficial version of the popular WhatsApp messaging app called YoWhatsApp has been observed deploying an Android trojan known as Triada. The goal of the malware is to steal the keys that "allow the use of a WhatsApp account without the app," Kaspersky said in a new report. "If the keys are stolen, a user of a malicious WhatsApp mod can lose control over their account."
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Budworm Hackers Resurface with New Espionage Attacks Aimed at U.S. Organization
An advanced persistent threat (APT) actor known as Budworm targeted a U.S.-based entity for the first time in more than six years, according to latest research. The attack was aimed at an unnamed U.S. state legislature, the Symantec Threat Hunter team, part of Broadcom Software, said in a report shared with The Hacker News. Other intrusions mounted over the past six months were directed against
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New Alchimist attack framework targets Windows, macOS, Linux
Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new attack and C2 framework called 'Alchimist,' which appears to be actively used in attacks targeting Windows, Linux, and macOS systems. [...]
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