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New EvilQuest ransomware targets macOS users

Experts discovered a new ransomware dubbed EvilQuest designed to target macOS systems, it also installs a keylogger and a reverse shell to take over them. Security experts have uncovered a new piece of ransomware dubbed EvilQuest designed to encrypt macOS systems, it is also able to install additional payloads and potentially take over the infected machin
Publish At:2020-07-01 17:02 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime evilque

Personal data of thousands of users from the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US, Singapore exposed in bitcoin scam

Group-IB discovered thousands of personal records of users from multiple countries exposed in a targeted multi-stage bitcoin scam. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, has discovered thousands of personal records of users from the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US, Singapore, Spain, Malaysia and oth
Publish At:2020-06-30 09:55 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Bitcoin scam Cy

A threat actor is selling databases stolen from 14 companies

A threat actor is selling databases containing data belonging to 14 different companies he claimed were hacked in 2020. A threat actor is selling databases that contain user records for 14 different organizations he claimed were hacked in 2020, only for four of them (HomeChef, Minted, Tokopedia, and Zoosk) were previously reported data breaches. The li
Publish At:2020-06-30 06:18 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking data breach hacking

UCSF paid a $1.14 Million ransom to decrypt files after Ransomware attack

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) revealed that it paid roughly $1.14 million to cybercriminals to recover data after a ransomware attack. Late last week, the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) admitted having paid roughly $1.14 million to cybercriminals to recover data encrypted during a ransomware attack that took place on Jun
Publish At:2020-06-30 02:26 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking hacking

At least 31 US Businesses targeted with WastedLocker Ransomware

Tens of organizations in the United States have been targeted with the recently discovered WastedLocker ransomware. The malicious code was first documented by researchers from the NCC Group’s report and later Symantec published its own analysis. Security experts from Symantec reported that at least 31 organizations in the United States have been targe
Publish At:2020-06-29 18:43 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware ransomare WastedLo

Office 365 users that are returning to the workplace targeted with Coronavirus training resources

Experts are warning of a new phishing campaign aimed at Office 365 users that are returning to the workplace with Coronavirus training resources. Threat actors continue to use Coronavirus lures adapting their technique to the current situation. The attack techniques adopted by the threat actors depends on the state of businesses in each region. In places
Publish At:2020-06-29 03:44 | Read:236 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime coronavirus Hacking hacking news i

Magento 1.x EOL is set on June 30, 75% of installs potentially impacted

Adobe, Mastercard, Visa are warning the owners of the online store running Magento 1.x of updating their installs because it will reach EOL by June 30 Adobe, Mastercard, Visa are warning the owners of online store running Magento 1.x of updating their installs because it will reach the end-of-life (EOL) by June 30 After June 30, Adobe will no more offe
Publish At:2020-06-28 08:35 | Read:252 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Security e-commerce hackin

Asian media firm E27 hacked, attackers asked for a “donation”

Asian media firm E27 suffered a security breach and hackers asked for a “donation” to provide information on the flaws they exploited in the attack Asian media firm E27 has been hacked by a hacking group identifying themselves as “Korean Hackers” and “Team Johnwick”that asked for a “donation” to provide info
Publish At:2020-06-28 04:06 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Security data

The man behind Cardplanet credit card market sentenced to 9 years in prison

A 30-year old Russian national was sentenced to nine years in prison for running Cardplanet and Direct Connection credit card market. The Russian national named Aleksey Yurievich Burkov (30) was sentenced to nine years in prison for running Cardplanet and Direct Connection, two credit card market that facilitated payment card fraud, computer hacking, and
Publish At:2020-06-27 08:48 | Read:284 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cardplanet credit card Cyb

France Télévisions group hit by a cyber attack, its antennas were not impacted

The France Télévisions group announced yesterday that it was hit by a cyber attack, targeting one of its broadcasting sites. The France Télévisions group announced Friday that it was the victim of a cyber attack that targeted one of its broadcasting sites. According to the group, the attack did not impact its antennae.  &#
Publish At:2020-06-27 08:48 | Read:249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking France Télévisions group h

Developer of DDoS Mirai based botnets sentenced to prison

A man accused to have developed distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnets based on the Mirai botnet was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison. Kenneth Currin Schuchman, 22, of Vancouver, Washington, was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison because it has developed distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnets based on the source code of Mirai bot
Publish At:2020-06-26 17:22 | Read:172 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware botnet Cybercrime

Crooks hide e-skimmer code in favicon EXIF Metadata

Malwarebytes experts observed crooks hiding a software skimmer in the EXIF metadata of an image that was surreptitiously loaded by compromised online stores. While investigating a Magecart attack, experts found an e-skimmer code hidden in the EXIF metadata of an image file and surreptitiously loaded by compromised online stores. The malicious script d
Publish At:2020-06-26 17:22 | Read:172 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware credit card e-skim

Police arrested 32 people while investigating underground economy forum

German Police have arrested 32 individuals and detained 11 after a series of raids targeting users of an illegal underground economy forum. According to prosecutors in Frankfurt and Bamberg, the German Police have arrested 32 individuals and detained 11 after a series of raids targeting users of the “crimenetwork.co” illegal underground econom
Publish At:2020-06-26 10:06 | Read:183 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Cybercrime Hacking inform

New Lucifer DDoS botnet targets Windows systems with multiple exploits

A new botnet, tracked as Lucifer, appeared in the threat landscape, it leverages close to a dozen exploits to hack Windows systems. A new botnet tracked as Lucifer appeared in the threat landscape, it leverages a dozen exploits for high and critical severity flaws affecting Windows systems. Upon infecting a system the bot turns it into a cryptomining clie
Publish At:2020-06-26 09:38 | Read:149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Internet of Things Malware

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces superseding indictment for conspiring with LulzSec hackers

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange attempted to recruit hackers at conferences in Europe and Asia who could have stolen info for his anti-secrecy site, states DoJ. US Department of Justice claims Julian Assange tried to recruit hackers at conferences in Europe and Asia to steal classified information on his behalf and that could have been published on his a
Publish At:2020-06-25 10:28 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Hacktivism Intelligence An

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