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VPNLab Goes Down After Servers Seized in Law Enforcement Operation

Europol on Tuesday announced the shutdown of VPNLab, a VPN service that had often been used by cybercriminals.VPNLab has been shut down after law enforcement authorities seized 15 servers across 10 countries. Police in Germany, the Czech Republic, France, Latvia, Hungary, Ukraine, the UK, the US, and Canada took part in the operation.Europol said VPNLab was
Publish At:2022-01-18 12:57 | Read:63 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Tracking & Law Enforcement Cybercrim

Five Key Signals From Russia's REvil Ransomware Bust

The sudden move by Russia's top law enforcement agency to conduct a very public takedown of the REvil ransomware operation has set tongues wagging about how diplomacy may hold the key to slowing big-game ransomware attacks.The sting operation, which was followed by a carefully crafted announcement that it was done “at the request of the United States,” comes
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VirusTotal Hacking Offers a Supercharged Version of Google Hacking

Chronicle’s VirusTotal (VT) is a boon to security researchers and a gift to potential criminals. Apart from virus samples it contains likely millions of user credentials readily available to anyone who knows where and how to look.This is the finding of SafeBreach researchers who wanted to see if VT’s advanced search capabilities could provide a supercharged
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NATO, Ukraine Sign Deal to 'Deepen' Cyber Cooperation

NATO on Monday inked a deal to bolster its cyber support for Ukraine, after a sweeping hacking attack against Kyiv heightened tensions amid fears that Russia could be plotting an invasion.Ukraine said on Sunday that it had evidence Moscow was behind the attack last week that knocked out government websites -- but the Kremlin has denied any involvement.NATO S
Publish At:2022-01-18 06:25 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime Management &

Additional Healthcare Firms Disclose Impact From Netgain Ransomware Attack

Healthcare providers Caring Communities and Entira Family Clinics are warning patients that their personal information may have been exposed in a data breach that hit tech vendor Netgain Technology more than a year ago.In late November 2020, Netgain, which provides managed IT services to organizations in sectors such as accounting, healthcare, and legal, fel
Publish At:2022-01-18 01:09 | Read:82 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Cybercrime ransomware

Personal Information Compromised in Goodwill Website Hack

Nonprofit organization Goodwill has started notifying users of its ShopGoodwill.com e-commerce platform that their personal information was compromised as a result of a cybersecurity breach.The notice sent out by Goodwill via email was obtained by Australian researcher Troy Hunt, who runs the Have I Been Pwned data breach notification service.The company has
Publish At:2022-01-17 09:02 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime hack

Experts warn of attacks using a new Linux variant of SFile ransomware

The operators of the SFile ransomware (aka Escal) have developed a Linux version of their malware to expand their operations. SFile ransomware (aka Escal), has been active since 2020, it was observed targeting only Windows systems. Some variants of the ransomware append the English name of the target company to the filenames of the encrypted files.
Publish At:2022-01-17 06:24 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking hacking

Russian Court Remands Hackers in Custody

A Moscow court on Saturday remanded eight hackers in custody for two months as Russia cracks down on the REvil cybercrime group at Washington's request. Eight members of the prominent hacking group REvil were ordered by Moscow's Tverskoi district court to remain in custody until mid-March, the court said. They could face up to seven years in prison if conv
Publish At:2022-01-16 16:53 | Read:87 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime hack

Security Affairs newsletter Round 349

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the newsletter with the international press subscribe here. Threat actors stole $18.7M from the Lympo NTF platformProminent Carding Marketplace UniCC announce
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Prominent Carding Marketplace UniCC announced it’s shutting down

One of the biggest underground carding marketplaces, UniCC, announced it’s shutting down its operations. UniCC, one of the biggest underground carding marketplaces announced it is shutting down. The site was launched in 2013 and according to the Elliptic Threat Intel about $358 million (across Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether and Dash) in purchases were made thro
Publish At:2022-01-15 14:16 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime carding Cybercrime Hacking hacking

One of the REvil members arrested by FSB was behind Colonial Pipeline attack

A senior Biden administration official said that the one of the Russian hacker arrested by FSB was behind the Colonial Pipeline attack. Yesterday, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced to have dismantled the REvil ransomware operation and arrested 14 alleged members of the gang. The group that is behind a long string of attacks against la
Publish At:2022-01-15 10:20 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Colonial Pipeline Cybercrime Darks

Lorenz ransomware gang stolen files from defense contractor Hensoldt

German multinational defense contractor Hensoldt confirmed to that some of its systems were infected by Lorenz ransomware. Hensoldt, a multinational defense contractor, confirmed that some of its UK subsidiary’s systems were infected with Lorenz ransomware. This week a Hensholdt spokesperson confirmed the security breach to BleepingComputer explaini
Publish At:2022-01-14 18:12 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime data br

Russian government claims to have dismantled REvil ransomware gang

Russia’s FSB announced to have dismantled the REvil ransomware gang, the infamous group behind Kaseya and JBS USA. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced to have shut down the REvil ransomware gang, the group that is behind a long string of attacks against large organizations, such as Kaseya and JBS USA. The FSB claims to have identif
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Recent GootLoader Campaign Targets Law, Accounting Firms

A recently observed GootLoader campaign has been focusing on infecting the devices of legal and accounting company employees with malware, eSentire reports.Initially detailed in December 2020, GootLoader is a piece of initial access malware, allowing its operators to deploy various other malware families – including ransomware – on the compromised machines.O
Publish At:2022-01-14 12:57 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

Russia Lays the Smackdown on REvil Ransomware Gang

Russia on Friday said it has cracked down on the infamous REvil hacking group, known for its high profile supply chain attack against software maker Kaseya, and a ransomware attack against JBS USA that forced the shutdown of a portion of the world's largest meat processing company.Members of the hacker group, also known as Sodinokibi, have been charged with
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