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Group-IB Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020/2021 report

Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company, has presented its annual Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020/2021 report. In the report, the company examines key shifts in the cybercrime world internationally between H2 2019 and H1 2020 and gives forecasts for the coming year. The most severe financial damage has occurred as a result of ransomware acti
Publish At:2020-11-25 07:18 | Read:98 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news i

TrickBot operators continue to update their malware to increase resilience to takedown

Following the recent takedown, the TrickBot operators have implemented various improvements to make it more resilient. In October, Microsoft’s Defender team, FS-ISAC, ESET, Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs, NTT, and Broadcom’s cyber-security division Symantec joined the forces and announced a coordinated effort to take down the command and control infrastructure
Publish At:2020-11-24 15:42 | Read:103 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

A new Stantinko Bot masqueraded as httpd targeting Linux servers

Researchers spotted a new variant of an adware and coin-miner botnet operated by Stantinko threat actors that now targets Linux servers. Researchers from Intezer have spotted a new variant of an adware and coin-miner botnet that is operated by Stantinko threat actors since 2012. The Stantinko botnet was first spotted by ESET in 2017, at the time it inf
Publish At:2020-11-24 15:42 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet Hacking hacking new

Crooks social-engineered GoDaddy staff to take over crypto-biz domains

Crooks were able to trick GoDaddy staff into handing over control of crypto-biz domain names in a classic DNS hijacking attack. Crooks were able to hijack traffic and email to various cryptocurrency-related websites as a result of a DNS hijacking attack on domains managed by GoDaddy. The threat actors were able to modify DNS settings by tricking GoDaddy e
Publish At:2020-11-24 07:54 | Read:41 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking DNS hijacking G

FBI issued an alert on Ragnar Locker ransomware activity

The U.S. FBI is warning private industry partners of a surge in Ragnar Locker ransomware activity following a confirmed attack from April 2020. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a flash alert (MU-000140-MW) to warn private industry partners of an increase of the Ragnar Locker ransomware activity following a confirmed attack from April
Publish At:2020-11-23 05:55 | Read:80 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Reports hacking ne

Massive threat campaign strikes open-source repos, Sonatype spots new CursedGrabber malware

Sonatype’s deep dive research allowed to identify a new family of Discord malware called CursedGrabber. Sonatype has discovered more malware in the npm registry which, following our analysis and multiple cyber threat intelligence reports, has led to the discovery of a novel and large scale malware campaign leveraging the open-source ecosystem. The malw
Publish At:2020-11-23 04:36 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware CursedGrabber malware Hack

Hundreds of female sports stars and celebrities have their naked photos and videos leaked online

Hackers have stolen naked photos and videos from hundreds of female sports stars and celebrities and leaked them online. Threat actors have stolen naked photos and videos from hundreds of female sports stars and celebrities and leaked them online. The attack took place in the same hours as hackers hit Manchester United and brings us back to mind the Fa
Publish At:2020-11-22 13:00 | Read:145 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Dark Web fappenin

A cyberattack crippled the IT infrastructure of the City of Saint John

Officials confirm that the city of Saint John was hit by a massive cyberattack that has crippled the entire IT municipal infrastructure. The city of Saint John, Canada, was hit by a massive cyberattack that has crippled the entire IT municipal infrastructure, the incident was publicly disclosed on November 15. The cyberattack caused the shut down of th
Publish At:2020-11-22 07:50 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news infor

Romanians arrested for running underground malware services

Two Romanians arrested for running three malware services Two Romanians have been arrested for running two malware crypter services called CyberSeal and DataProtector, and the CyberScan malware testing service. Romanian police forces have arrested this week two individuals suspected of running two malware crypter services called CyberSeal and DataProte
Publish At:2020-11-22 07:50 | Read:81 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyberscan CyberSeal DataProtector

Manchester United hit by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

The Manchester United football club has been hit by a cyber attack on their systems, it is not aware of a breach of personal data for his fans. Manchester United disclosed a cyber attack, but according to the football club it is not “currently aware of any breach of personal data associated with our fans and customers”. The club confirmed the security
Publish At:2020-11-21 09:42 | Read:109 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking hacking news information s

QakBot Big Game Hunting continues: the operators drop ProLock ransomware for Egregor

The QakBot banking trojan has dropped the ProLock ransomware, they are now opting for the Egregor ransomware in their operations. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, has discovered that QakBot (aka Qbot) operators have abandoned ProLock for Egregor ransomware. Egregor has been actively distributed si
Publish At:2020-11-20 10:18 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan Egregor ran

We infiltrated an IRC botnet. Here’s what we found

The CyberNews.com Investigation team carried out an infiltration operation against an IRC botnet and reported it to CERT Vietnam to help take it down. Original post @ https://cybernews.com/security/we-infiltrated-an-irc-botnet-heres-what-we-found/ In order to gather valuable information about the IRC botnet’s activity, we joined its Command and Control
Publish At:2020-11-19 14:48 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news infor

New Grelos skimmer variant reveals murkiness in tracking Magecart operations

Security experts from RiskIQ discovered a new variant of the Grelos skimmer that presents overlap with Magecart group operations. Researchers from RiskIQ analyzed the increased overlap of a new variant of the skimmer dubbed Grelos and the operations of the groups under the Magecart umbrella. The analysis demonstrates the difficulty in associating new stra
Publish At:2020-11-19 10:54 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware e-skimmer Hacking hacking

REvil ransomware demands 500K ransom to Managed.com hosting provider

Managed web hosting provider Managed.com was hit with REvil ransomware that forced it to take down their servers and web hosting systems. Managed web hosting provider Managed.com was hit by a REvil ransomware attack over the weekend that took their servers and web hosting systems offline. At the time of writing this post, Managed.com hosting systems co
Publish At:2020-11-19 07:00 | Read:116 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware malware ransomware

Phishing campaign targets LATAM e-commerce users with Chaes Malware

Experts from Cybereason Nocturnus uncovered an active campaign that targets users of a large e-commerce platform in Latin America with Chaes malware. Cybereason Nocturnus security researchers have identified an active campaign focused on the users of a large e-commerce platform in Latin America. Experts at Cybereason Nocturnus have uncovered an active
Publish At:2020-11-18 12:01 | Read:165 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Chaes Hacking hacking news

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