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Reading the 2016 Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) report

According to 2106 Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) report, 298,728 complaints were received in 2016 totaling more than $1.3 billion in financial loss. According to the new edition of the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) report, 298,728 complaints were received in 2016 totaling more than $1.3 billion in financial loss. The annual FBI’s Internet Crim
Publish At:2017-06-26 08:45 | Read:127 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Reports BEC Cybercrime IC3 Interne

SamSam ransomware attacks increase and crooks demand higher ransom

Researchers at AlienVault observed a significant increase in the number of SamSam ransomware attacks, crooks are demanding $33,000 to the victims. Security experts at AlienVault have observed a new string of attacks leveraging the SamSam ransomware, and this time crooks are demanding a $33,000 ransom to decrypt the files. According to the researchers, crooks
Publish At:2017-06-25 14:20 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Cybercrime malware Samsam ransomware

Drupal fixes the CVE-2017-6922 flaw exploited in spam campaigns in the wild

Drupal team released security updates to fix several vulnerabilities, including the critical access bypass flaw CVE-2017-6922 exploited in spam campaigns. The Drupal development team has released security updates to fix several vulnerabilities, including the critical access bypass flaw tracked as CVE-2017-6922 that has been exploited in spam campaigns. The C
Publish At:2017-06-23 07:05 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CMS CVE-2017-6922 Cybercrime Drupal Pi

South Korean hosting provider NAYANA infected by Erebus ransomware, it paid $1 Million to crooks

South Korean web hosting company NAYANA was hit by the Erebus ransomware that infected 153 Linux servers and over 3,400 business websites the company hosts. The South Korean web hosting provider NAYANA has paid $1 million in bitcoins to crooks after a Linux ransomware infected its systems. its 153 servers, encrypting 3,400 business websites and their data,
Publish At:2017-06-21 18:15 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Erebus ransomwa

TrickBot gang is back with new campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers

Threat actors behind the financial trojan TrickBot have been updating its campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers. Threat actors behind Banking Trojan TrickBot switched from financial institutions to Payment processors and CRM providers. TrickBot was initially observed in September 2016 by the researchers at security firm Fidelis Cybersecuri
Publish At:2017-06-20 23:50 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan botnet CRM

Two Ztorg Trojans Removed from Google Play Store Are Definitely Better

For the second time in a month, Google removed malicious apps infected with the Ztorg Trojans that could allow attackers to root targeted devices. Most software developers update their apps to patch vulnerabilities and add new features. But when the software is malware, an update could be the worst thing to do. The Google Play Store is always working to prev
Publish At:2017-06-20 23:50 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Mobile Android Cyb

Pinkslipbot banking Trojan exploiting infected machines as control servers

Pinkslipbot banking Trojan is a banking Trojan that uses a complicated multistage proxy for HTTPS-based control server communication. Security researchers at McAfee Labs have spotted a new strain of the Pinkslipbot banking malware (also known as QakBot/QBot) that leverages UPnP to open ports, allowing incoming connections from anyone on the Internet to commu
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Banking Malware botnet Cyb

Buckle Inc. confirmed credit card breach at its stores

An official statement issued by the Buckle Inc. retail confirmed that a point-of-sale malware was discovered on cash registers at its stores. A few hours ago, the popular investigator and cyber security expert Brian Krebs contacted the Buckle Inc. company after sources in the financial sector reported him about a possible card breach at the retailer. “
Publish At:2017-06-17 22:10 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Buckle Inc card breach

New Code-injecting SOREBRECT Fileless Ransomware detected in the wild

The number of fileless malware continues to increase, recently security researchers spotted a new Fileless Ransomware dubbed Sorebrect. Sorebrect is able to inject malicious code into a legitimate system process (svchost.exe) on a targeted system and it terminates its binary to evade detection. It also make hard forensics analysis by deleting the affected s
Publish At:2017-06-17 03:45 | Read:236 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime fileles

European police target anti-malware detection services and their customers

An international operation conducted by the European police targeted customers of counter antivirus and crypter services: 6 arrested and tens of interviewed The Germany’s Kriminalinspektion Mayen along with the Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) have arrested six individuals and interviewed dozens of suspects as part of an international law enforceme
Publish At:2017-06-15 14:56 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime anti-malware detection services Cy

Victims of Jaff Ransomware now can decrypt their locked files for free thanks to Kaspersky

Victims of the Jaff ransomware can use an updated version of the Kaspersky Labs’s RakhniDecryptor tool to decrypt their encrypted files. Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a weakness in the Jaff ransomware that allowed the researchers creating of decryption keys to unlock files encrypted by the malware. Once the victims were infected
Publish At:2017-06-15 14:56 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime decryptor Jaff

Thailand: police raided massive click farms with more 500k SIM cards

Thailand: Police raided massive click farms, the agents have seized nearly half a million SIM cards and hundreds of iPhones used to promote products online. Police and army troops in Thailand has raided a massive click-fraud farm, the agents have seized nearly half a million SIM cards and hundreds of iPhones used to promote products online. The authorities h
Publish At:2017-06-15 14:55 | Read:183 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime BlackSEO click farms Cybercrime mo

Emerging Matrix Banker Trojan is targeting banks in Latin America

Security Experts at Arbor Networks have spotted a new banking trojan, initially called ‘Matrix Banker’, that is targeting Latin America. Malware researchers at Arbor Networks have spotted a new banking trojan, initially called ‘Matrix Banker’, that is targeting Latin America. The malicious code seems to be still under development, mo
Publish At:2017-06-14 02:05 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking Cybercrime malware

Analyzing the attack landscape of the Dark Web. There is no honor among thieves.

Security researchers at Trend Micro used Tor honeypots to conduct a six-months study of the attack landscape of the Dark Web, Security experts at Trend Micro have conducted a six-months study of the attack landscape of the Dark Web, researchers operated a honeypot setup simulating several underground services on the Dark Web in order to analyze the way they
Publish At:2017-06-12 13:15 | Read:316 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Cybercrime Dark W

Financial Sector Remains a Top Target in 2017

It should come as no surprise that the financial sector is the top target for cybercriminals year after year. After all, money does make the world go ’round. What is more surprising, though, is fraudsters’ continued success. In 2016, we saw an influx in point-of-sale (POS) attacks, ATM jackpotting and SWIFT transaction manipulation. According t
Publish At:2017-06-12 12:11 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Fraud Protection Cybercrime Dis

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