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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:171 | 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:91 | 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:133 | 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:107 | 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:105 | 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:208 | 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:153 | 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:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Chaes Hacking hacking news

Office 365 phishing campaign uses redirector URLs and detects sandboxes to evade detection

Microsoft is tracking an ongoing Office 365 phishing campaign aimed at enterprises that is able to detect sandbox solutions and evade detection. Microsoft is tracking an ongoing Office 365 phishing campaign that is targeting enterprises, the attacks are able to detect sandbox solutions and evade detection. “We’re tracking an active credential phi
Publish At:2020-11-18 11:30 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Microsoft Office 365 phish

Unprotected database exposed a scam targeting 100K+ Facebook accounts

Researchers discovered an ElasticSearch database exposed online that contained data for over 100000 compromised Facebook accounts. Researchers at vpnMentor discovered an ElasticSearch database exposed online that contained an archive of over 100.000 compromised Facebook accounts. The archive was used by crooks as part of a global hacking campaign against
Publish At:2020-11-16 17:55 | Read:215 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Social Networks data leak Elastics

Crooks use software skimmer that pretends to be a security firm

Security experts from Sucuri analyzing a software skimmer that is abusing its brand name in order to evade detection. Researchers at Sucuri analyzed a software skimmer that is using their brand name in order to evade detection. The e-skimmer is a base64-encoded JavaScript blob that attackers inject into target webpages. During a routine investigation,
Publish At:2020-11-16 13:13 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware credit card e-skimming Hac

New Jupyter information stealer appeared in the threat landscape

Russian-speaking threat actors have been using a piece of malware, dubbed Jupyter malware, to steal information from their victims. Researchers at Morphisec have spotted Russian-speaking threat actors that have been using a piece of .NET infostealer, tracked as Jupyter, to steal information from their victims. The Jupyter malware is able to collect da
Publish At:2020-11-16 04:53 | Read:108 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news infor

New skimmer attack uses WebSockets to evade detection

Experts spotted a new skimmer attack that used an alternative technique to exfiltrate payment information from payment cards. Researchers from Akamai discovered a new skimmer attack that is targeting several e-stores with a new technique to exfiltrate data. Threat actors are using fake credit card forum and WebSockets to steal the financial and persona
Publish At:2020-11-16 04:53 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news infor

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud hit by Egregor Ransomware

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud has suffered a ransomware attack that impacted operations at its stores, Egregor ransomware appears to be involved. A ransomware attack, allegedly launched by the Egregor ransomware gang, hit the Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud, the incident impacted operations at its stores. Cencosud the largest retail company
Publish At:2020-11-15 09:23 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cencosud hacking n

Feds investigate Zoom-bombings attack against Gonzaga University Black Student Union

FBI and Spokane police are investigating an incident in which the Gonzaga University Black Student Union was hacked during a Zoom meeting. The FBI and Spokane police are investigating the hack of Gonzaga University Black Student Union. The hackers broke into a Zoom meeting and bombarded participants with racial and homophobic slurs. The attackers have
Publish At:2020-11-14 17:47 | Read:91 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Gonzaga University hacking

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