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Ransomware en masse on the wane: top threats inside web-phishing in H1 2020

Web-phishing targeting various online services almost doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, it accounted for 46 percent of the total number of fake web pages. Singapore, 09/18/2020 — Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, evidenced the transformation of the threat portfolio over the first half of 2020. It ca
Publish At:2020-09-18 08:41 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Reports Security hacking news in

Maze ransomware uses Ragnar Locker virtual machine technique

The Maze ransomware operators now use a virtual machine to encrypt a computer, a tactic previously adopted by the Ragnar Locker malware. The Maze ransomware operators have adopted a new tactic to evade detection, their malware now encrypts a computer from within a virtual machine. This technique was first adopted by Ragnar Locker gang in May, at the time
Publish At:2020-09-17 20:57 | Read:98 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

Major Duesseldorf hospital infected with ransomware, patient died for consequences

A major hospital in Duesseldorf was hit by a cyber attack, a woman who needed urgent admission died after she had to be hijacked to another city. The news is shocking, German authorities revealed that a cyber attack hit a major hospital in Duesseldorf, the Duesseldorf University Clinic, and a woman who needed urgent admission died after she had to be take
Publish At:2020-09-17 13:08 | Read:106 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news healt

APT41 actors charged for attacks on more than 100 victims globally

US Department of Justice announced indictments against 5 Chinese nationals alleged members of a state-sponsored hacking group known as APT41. The United States Department of Justice this week announced indictments against five Chinese nationals believed to be members of the cyber-espionage group known as APT41 (Winnti, Barium, Wicked Panda and Wicked Spid
Publish At:2020-09-17 09:13 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare APT41 China Cybe

SunCrypt ransomware operators leak data of University Hospital New Jersey

University Hospital New Jersey (UHNJ) has suffered a ransomware attack, SunCrypt ransomware operators also leaked the data they have stolen. Systems at the University Hospital New Jersey (UHNJ) were encrypted with the SunCrypt ransomware, threat actors also stolen documents from the institution and leaked it online. The incident took place in September.
Publish At:2020-09-17 09:13 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

Source code of Cerberus banking Trojan leaked on underground forums

The source code of the infamous Cerberus banking Trojan has been released for free on underground hacking forums following a failed auction.  The author of the Cerberus banking Trojan has released the source code of the malware on underground hacking forums following a failed auction.  In July, the authors of the notorious Cerberus Android banking troj
Publish At:2020-09-16 19:05 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware banking trojan Cer

New MrbMiner malware infected thousands of MSSQL DBs

A threat actor is launching brute-force attacks on MSSQL servers in the attempt to access them to install a new crypto-mining malware dubbed MrbMiner. A group of hackers is launching brute-force attacks on MSSQL servers with the intent to compromise them and install crypto-mining malware dubbed MrbMiner. According to security firm Tencent, the team of
Publish At:2020-09-16 05:52 | Read:165 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking botnet crypto Cryptocurren

Experts warn of surge in DDoS attacks targeting education institutions

Experts warn of a surge in the DDoS attacks against education institutions and the academic industry across the world. While the popularity of online learning is increasing due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, threat actors are launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) on education institutions and the academic industry across the world. The
Publish At:2020-09-15 18:08 | Read:126 | Comments:1 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking DDoS education institution

Thousands of Magento stores hacked in a few days in largest-ever skimming campaign

Thousands of Magento online stores have been hacked over the past few days as part of the largest ever skimming campaign. Security experts from cybersecurity firm Sansec reported that nearly 2,000 Magento online stores have been hacked over the past few days as part of the largest ever Magecart-style campaign. Most of the hacked sites were running Magento
Publish At:2020-09-14 18:20 | Read:125 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware exploit code infor

Fairfax County Public Schools hit by Maze ransomware

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), one of the largest school divisions in the US, was hit by Maze ransomware operators. Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) was victim of an attack carried out by the Maze ransomware operators. FCPS is one of the largest school districts in the US with an approved budget of $3.2 billion for 2021. The Fairfax Coun
Publish At:2020-09-13 15:17 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime Fairfax County Public S

Bank of Seychelles hit by a ransomware attack

The Development Bank of Seychelles (DBS) was hit by a ransomware attack disclose the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS). The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) disclosed via a press statement that the Development Bank of Seychelles (DBS) was hit by a ransomware attack. DBS is a joint venture by the Seychelles government and some shareholders including Bank
Publish At:2020-09-12 15:49 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

Malàsmoke gang could infect your PC while you watch porn sites

A cybercrime group named Malàsmoke has been targeting porn sites over the past months with malicious ads redirecting users to exploit kits. A cybercrime group named Malàsmoke has been targeting porn sites over the past months, it is placing malicious ads on adult-themed websites to redirect users to exploit kits and deliver malware. According to resear
Publish At:2020-09-12 08:31 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Exploit kits Hacking hacki

Colocation data centers giant Equinix data hit by Netwalker Ransomware

Equinix, one of the world’s largest providers of colocation data centers and Internet connection announced it was hit by Netwalker Ransomware. Equinix, one of the leaders in the global colocation data center market share, with 205 data centers in 25 countries on five continents, was hit by Netwalker ransomware operators. The popular cybercrime ga
Publish At:2020-09-10 15:30 | Read:144 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Malware data b

SeaChange video delivery provider discloses REVIL ransomware attack

US-based supplier of video delivery software solutions, SeaChange International, revealed that a ransomware attack disrupted its operations in Q1 2020. SeaChange International, a US-based supplier of video delivery software solutions, revealed that a ransomware attack has disrupted its operations during the first quarter of 2020. SeaChange’s customers
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Hackers stole $5.4 million from cryptocurrency exchange ETERBASE

Slovak cryptocurrency exchange ETERBASE disclosed a security breach, hackers stole cryptocurrency funds worth $5.4 million. Slovak cryptocurrency exchange ETERBASE disclosed a security breach, the hackers stole Bitcoin, Ether, ALGO, Ripple, Tezos, and TRON assets worth $5.4 million. The company disclosed the hack on Thursday, threat actors have stolen
Publish At:2020-09-10 05:10 | Read:161 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Digital ID Hacking ETE

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