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Evolution and rise of the Avaddon Ransomware-as-a-Service

The Avaddon ransomware operators updated their malware after security researchers released a public decryptor in February 2021. The Avaddon ransomware family first appeared in the threat landscape in February 2020, and its authors started offering it with a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) model in June, 2020. In August 2020, cybersecurity intelligence firm
Publish At:2021-04-03 04:15 | Read:285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Avaddon ransomware Cybercr

Conti Ransomware gang demanded $40 million ransom to Broward County Public Schools

Ransomware gang demanded a $40,000,000 ransom to the Broward County Public Schools district, Florida. It is just the last attack of a long string against the sector. Ransomware operators continue to target organizations worldwide and school districts particularly exposed to these malicious campaigns. Recently the Broward County Public Schools district ann
Publish At:2021-04-02 12:37 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Broward County Pub

Man indicted for tampering with public water system in Kansas

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) charged a Kansas man, for accessing and tampering with a public water system. The United States Department of Justice charged Wyatt A. Travnichek (22), of Ellsworth County, Kansas, for accessing and tampering with the computer system of the Ellsworth County Rural Water District. Travnichek accessed the comp
Publish At:2021-04-02 03:50 | Read:295 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime critical infrastructure Cybercrime

DeepDotWeb admin pleads guilty to money laundering conspiracy

One of the administrators for the DeepDotWeb dark web portal pleads guilty to receiving kickbacks from the operators of the marketplaces. One of the administrators for the DeepDotWeb dark web portal, Tal Prihar (37), pleads guilty to receiving kickbacks from the operators of the marketplaces for the sale of illegals products. Tal Prihar is a 37-year-ol
Publish At:2021-04-01 13:13 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Cybercrime Dark Web money

Akamai dealt with an 800Gbps ransom DDoS against a gambling company

Akamai has recently involved in the mitigation of two of the largest known ransom DDoS attacks, one of them peaked at 800Gbps. CDN and cybersecurity firm Akamai warns of a worrying escalation in ransom DDoS attacks since the beginning of the year. The company recently mitigated three of the six biggest volumetric DDoS attacks it has ever dealt, two of
Publish At:2021-04-01 08:15 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime DDoS gambling Hacking h

5-star customer service: fraudsters launch massive campaign against Indonesia’s major banks on Twitter

Experts warn that cybercriminals are targeting Indonesia’s major banks posing as bank representatives or customer support team members on Twitter. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and adversary-centric cyber intelligence company, warns of an ongoing fraudulent campaign targeting Indonesia’s largest banks that cybercriminals run on social media with the u
Publish At:2021-03-31 12:40 | Read:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime banking Cybercrime Hacking hacking

30 Docker images downloaded 20M times in cryptojacking attacks

Experts discovered that 30 malicious Docker images with a total number of 20 million pulls were involved in cryptomining operations. Palo Alto Network researcher Aviv Sasson discovered 30 malicious Docker images, which were downloaded 20 million times, that were involved in cryptojacking operations. The expert determined the number of cryptocurrencies
Publish At:2021-03-30 06:34 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Malware cryptoj

London-based academies Harris Federation hit by ransomware attack

Harris Federation, the multi-academy trust of 50 primary and secondary academies in and around London, was hit by a ransomware attack. A ransomware attack hit the IT systems of London-based nonprofit multi-academy trust Harris Federation on Saturday, March 27. Harris Federation is a multi-academy trust of 50 primary and secondary academies in and aroun
Publish At:2021-03-29 18:51 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news Harri

Ziggy ransomware admin announced it will refund victims who paid the ransom

Administrator of Ziggy ransomware recently announced the end of the operation, and now is promising that its victims will have back their money. In an unusual move, the administrator of Ziggy ransomware after the announcement of the end of the operation now is promising that they will give back their money. Ziggy ransomware ceased the operation in earl
Publish At:2021-03-29 04:40 | Read:284 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware information securi

New Purple Fox version includes Rootkit and implements wormable propagation

Researchers from Guardicore have spotted a new variant of the Purple Fox Windows malware that implements worm-like propagation capabilities. Researchers from Guardicore have discovered a new version of the Purple Fox Windows malware that implements worm-like propagation capabilities.Up until recently, Purple Fox’s operators infected machines by using expl
Publish At:2021-03-29 03:14 | Read:291 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

Clop Ransomware gang now contacts victims’ customers to force victims into pay a ransom

Clop ransomware operators now email victim’s customers and ask them to demand a ransom payment to protect their privacy to force victims into paying the ransom. Clop ransomware operators are switching to a new tactic to force victims into paying the ransom by emailing their customers and asking them to demand a ransom payment to protect their privac
Publish At:2021-03-27 20:00 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking hacking

Hades ransomware gang targets big organizations in the US

Accenture security researchers published an analysis of the latest Hades campaign, which is ongoing since at least December 2020.  Accenture’s Cyber Investigation & Forensic Response (CIFR) and Cyber Threat Intelligence (ACTI) teams published an analysis of the latest campaign conducted by financially motivated threat group Hades which have been
Publish At:2021-03-26 15:30 | Read:249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

FBI published a flash alert on Mamba Ransomware attacks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued an alert to warn that the Mamba ransomware is abusing the DiskCryptor open source tool to encrypt entire drives. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published an alert to warn that the Mamba ransomware is abusing the DiskCryptor open-source tool (aka HDDCryptor, HDD Cryptor) to encrypt entire drives.
Publish At:2021-03-26 04:58 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Reports FBI Hacking hackin

The surge of fake COVID-19 test results, vaccines and vaccination certificates on the Dark Web

Threat actors are offering fake COVID-19 test results and vaccination certificates in blackmarkets and hacking forums on the Dark Web. While vaccination campaigns go ahead with different speeds in many countries multiple threat actors on the Dark Web started offering fake COVID-19 test results and vaccination certificates. Multiple research teams, incl
Publish At:2021-03-25 13:21 | Read:298 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime coronavirus COVID-19 Darkweb Hacki

Sierra Wireless halted production at its manufacturing sites due to ransomware attack

This week, IoT company Sierra Wireless disclosed a ransomware attack that hit its internal IT systems on March 20 and disrupted its production. Sierra Wireless is a Canadian multinational wireless communications equipment designer and manufacturer headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. The company sells mobile computing and machine-to-mac
Publish At:2021-03-23 18:24 | Read:295 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news infor