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Data of a billion Chinese residents available for sale on the dark web

Threat actors claim to have breached a database belonging to Shanghai police and stole the data of a billion Chinese residents. Unknown threat actors claimed to have obtained data of a billion Chinese residents after breaching a database of the Shanghai police. If the incident will be confirmed, this data breach is the largest one in the country’s history
Publish At:2022-07-04 15:20 | Read:53 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking

Unfaithful HackerOne employee steals bug reports to claim additional bounties

Bug bounty platform HackerOne disclosed that a former employee improperly accessed security reports submitted to claim additional bounties The vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform HackerOne disclosed that a former employee improperly accessed security reports submitted by white-hat hackers to claim additional bounties. The investigation s
Publish At:2022-07-04 06:02 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Security HackerOne Hacking hacking

A ransomware attack forced publishing giant Macmillan to shuts down its systems

A cyber attack forced the American publishing giant Macmillan to shut down its IT systems.  The publishing giant Macmillan has been hit by a cyberattack that forced the company to shut down its IT infrastructure to prevent the threat from spreading within its network. The company spokesman Erin Coffey told different media outlets that at
Publish At:2022-07-02 01:28 | Read:229 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime informa

A long-running cryptomining campaign conducted by 8220 hackers now targets Linux servers

Microsoft spotted a cloud threat actor tracked as 8220 that is now targeting Linux servers in a long-running cryptomining campaign. Microsoft Security Intelligence experts are warning of a long-running campaign conducted by a cloud threat actor group, tracked as 8220, that is now targeting Linux servers to install crypto miners. “We observed nota
Publish At:2022-07-01 11:10 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Malware 8220 ha

Korean cybersecurity agency released a free decryptor for Hive ransomware

Good news for the victims of the Hive ransomware, Korean security researchers have released a free decryptor for some versions. Good news for the victims of the Hive ransomware, the South Korean cybersecurity agency KISA has released a free decryptor for versions from v1 till v4. “The Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) is distributing th
Publish At:2022-06-30 21:30 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news Hive

Ex-Canadian government employee admits to being a member of the Russian cybercrime gang NetWalker

A former Canadian government IT worker admitted to being a high-level member of the Russian cybercrime group NetWalker. A former Canadian government employee, Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins, pleaded guilty in the U.S. to charges related to his involvement with the Russian cybercrime group NetWalker. In March, the man was extradited to the United States to
Publish At:2022-06-30 11:10 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware DoJ Hacking hacking news I

YTStealer info-stealing malware targets YouTube content creators

Researchers detailed a new information-stealing malware, dubbed YTStealer, that targets YouTube content creators. Intezer cybersecurity researchers have detailed a new information-stealing malware, dubbed YTStealer, that was developed to steal authentication cookies from YouTube content creators. The malware is highly likely available as a service on t
Publish At:2022-06-30 05:26 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime Dark We

RansomHouse gang claims to have stolen 450GB of data from chip maker giant AMD

The RansomHouse gang claims to have breached the Chipmaker giant AMD and stole 450 GB of data from the company in 2021. The RansomHouse extortion gang claims to have stolen 450 GB of data from the chipmaker giant AMD in 2021 and threatens to leak it or sell it if the company will not pay the ransom. The company has been added this week to the gang̵
Publish At:2022-06-29 06:01 | Read:216 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking data breach ha

NON-STATE ACTORS IN THE CYBERSPACE: AN ATTEMPT TO A TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION, ROLE, IMPACT AND RELATIONS WITH A STATE’S

This paper provides a taxonomic classification of non-state actors in the cyberspace, analyzing their role and impact on a state’s socioeconomic structure Cyber Non-State Actors (CNSA) are key figures in our globalized world: their operations could have a significant impact on international affairs, politics, and on the economy, as much as states do.
Publish At:2022-06-28 17:31 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Hacktivism R

LockBit 3.0 introduces important novelties, including a bug bounty program

The LockBit ransomware operators released LockBit 3.0 with important novelties, including a bug bounty program and Zcash payments. The Lockbit ransomware operation has released LockBit 3.0, which has important noveòties such as a bug bounty program, Zcash payment, and new extortion tactics. The gang has been active since at least 2019 and today it is one
Publish At:2022-06-28 11:10 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime hacking

New Matanbuchus Campaign drops Cobalt Strike beacons

Matanbuchus malware-as-a-service (Maas) has been observed spreading through phishing campaigns, dropping Cobalt Strike beacons. Threat intelligence firm Cyble has observed a malware-as-a-service (Maas), named Matanbuchus, involved in malspam attacks dropping Cobalt Strike beacons. Matanbuchus is a malware loader that first appeared on the threat
Publish At:2022-06-27 11:10 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cobalt Strike Cybercrime H

Threat actors sell access to tens of vulnerable networks compromised by exploiting Atlassian 0day

A threat actor is selling access to 50 vulnerable networks that have been compromised exploiting the recently disclosed Atlassian Confluence zero-day. A threat actor is selling access to 50 vulnerable networks that have been compromised by exploiting the recently discovered Atlassian Confluence zero-day flaw (CVE-2022-26134). The discovery was made by
Publish At:2022-06-26 15:20 | Read:344 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Atlassian Atlassian Conflu

Magecart attacks are still around but are more difficult to detect

Researchers from Malwarebytes warns that the Magecart skimming campaign is active, but the attacks are more covert. Magecart threat actors have switched most of their operations server-side to avoid detection of security firms. However, Malwarebytes researchers warn that the Client-side Magecart attacks are still targeting organizations, but are more cove
Publish At:2022-06-22 12:30 | Read:294 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime hacking

Crooks are using RIG Exploit Kit to push Dridex instead of Raccoon stealer

Threat actors are using the Rig Exploit Kit to spread the Dridex banking trojan instead of the Raccoon Stealer malware. Since January 2022, the Bitdefender Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab observed operators behind the RIG Exploit Kit pushing the Dridex banking trojan instead of the Raccoon Stealer. The switch occurred in February when Raccoon Stealer tem
Publish At:2022-06-22 06:20 | Read:221 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Dridex hacking new

Flagstar Bank discloses a data breach that impacted 1.5 Million individuals

US Flagstar Bank disclosed a data breach that exposed files containing the personal information of 1.5 million individuals. US-based Flagstar Bank disclosed a data breach that impacted roughly 1.5 million individuals, but the company did not share details about the attack. The security breach took place in early December 2021, and the investigation that w
Publish At:2022-06-22 05:10 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

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