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Neptune exploit kit used to deliver Monero cryptocurrency miners via malvertising

According to a new report published by FireEye, crooks have been using the Neptune exploit kit to deliver cryptocurrency miners via malvertising campaigns. According to experts at FireEye, crooks are exploiting the Neptune exploit kit (aka Terror EK, Eris, and Blaze) to delivery cryptocurrency miners via malvertising campaigns. The Neptune exploit kit was fi
Publish At:2017-08-23 05:05 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Andromeda Cybercrime malwa

Fileless cryptocurrency miner CoinMiner uses NSA EternalBlue exploit to spread

A new fileless miner dubbed CoinMiner appeared in the wild, it uses NSA EternalBlue exploit and WMI tool to spread. A new strain of Cryptocurrency Miner dubbed CoinMiner appeared in the wild and according to the experts it is hard to detect and infects Windows PCs via EternalBlue NSA exploit. CoinMiner is a fileless malware that leverages the WMI (Windows Ma
Publish At:2017-08-22 13:35 | Read:103 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware CoinMiner Cybercrime ETERN

Enigma platform hacked, hackers stole over $470,000 worth of Ethereum

Enigma platform hacked – Another cyber heist made the headlines, this time an unknown hacker has stolen more than $471,000 worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency. The hacker has stolen it from the cryptocurrency investment platform, Enigma. According to an announcement made on Enigma website, an “unknown entity” has hacked their website, slack a
Publish At:2017-08-21 16:10 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking cyber heist Cybercrime Eth

Mr.Smith, HBO hackers threaten to leak final episode of Game of Thrones 7

The bad actors behind the HBO hack are back and are threatening to leak the final episode of the seventh season of Game of Thrones. The threat actor that has hacked into the HBO announced that it will leak the final episode of Game of Thrones season 7.The hacker who claimed the responsibility for the hack called himself Mr. Smith, he told Mashable media outl
Publish At:2017-08-21 16:10 | Read:169 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

The Ways Cybercrime Has Changed in 2017

With thousands of infected computers and millions of dollars lost, the latest ransomware attacks are surely marking the trends to come in the increasingly lucrative field of cybercrime. This, together with the exponential proliferation of connected devices on the IoT, as well as covert cyberwar, sets the stage for cybercrime to come. More malware, more sophi
Publish At:2017-08-21 07:30 | Read:72 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security 2017 b2b Cybercrime Ransomware

Cyber Criminals Hijack Chrome Extensions and put 4.7 Million Users at Risk

Developer accounts of popular chrome extensions being hijacked by cyber criminals, over 4.7 million users are at a risk of cyber attack. Over 4.7 million users could be at risk after being exposed to malicious adverts and credentials theft due to developer accounts of popular chrome extensions being hijacked by cyber criminals. A phishing campaign run by Cyb
Publish At:2017-08-17 20:05 | Read:70 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Chrome extensions Cybercri

NotPetya ransomware caused $300m losses to the shipping giant Maersk

The transportation giant Maersk announced that it would incur hundreds of millions in U.S. dollar losses due to the NotPetya ransomware massive attack. A.P. Moller-Maersk, the transportation and logistics firm, announced Tuesday that it would incur hundreds of millions in U.S. dollar losses due to the NotPetya ransomware massive attack. According to the seco
Publish At:2017-08-17 04:25 | Read:280 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime Maersk

Google adds Anti-Phishing feature also to Gmail app for iOS

To fight phishing attacks, Google has introduced a security measure for its Gmail app for iOS that will help users identify and delete phishing emails. Phishing continues to be one of the most dangerous threats, crooks continue to devise new techniques to trick victims into providing sensitive information. The technique is still the privileged attack vector
Publish At:2017-08-15 15:40 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Mobile Security Cybercrime Gmail Gmail app for

WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty

The 23-year-old expert Marcus Hutchins pleaded “not guilty” during a court hearing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His trial has been scheduled for October. Yesterday, Marcus Hutchins, the WannaCry hero, has pleaded not guilty to charges of creating and selling malware at a hearing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The court decided to relax the expert bail ter
Publish At:2017-08-15 12:50 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime banking trojan Cybercrime Hacking

Variety reports a failed attempt of HBO to Offer a ‘Bug Bounty’ to hackers

According to a report from a leaked memo by Variety, in response to the incident, HBO offered a reward of $250,000, a figure far from the HBO annual budget. Cyber criminals claiming to have hacked television group HBO networks were demanding millions of dollars in ransom payments from the company while threatening to release more material. The alleged hacker
Publish At:2017-08-12 10:40 | Read:172 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime dat

Ukrainian Man charged with spreading the NotPetya ransomware

The Cyber Police of Ukraine arrested a Ukraine man that allegedly distributed the NotPetya/ExPetr malware resulting in the infection of 400 computers. Sergey Neverov, a 51-year-old man, has been arrested, on Saturday 5 August, by Ukrainian Cyber Police on accusations of distributing a version of the NotPetya(Petya.A) ransomware after the initial attack event
Publish At:2017-08-11 16:10 | Read:212 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking notpety

Cyber criminals demand HBO millions to stop leaking its material

Cyber gang demands HBO CEO to pay multimillion-dollar ransom to avoid 1.5TB of shows and confidential corporate data being leaked online. Crooks claiming to have hacked television group HBO networks were demanding millions of dollars in ransom payments from the company while threatening to release more material. The alleged hackers published a five-minute vi
Publish At:2017-08-09 11:50 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime data breach Game of Thr

Ransomware, Trojans and Fraud, Oh My! Tracking Recent Cybercrime Trends and Patterns

Throughout the years, banks have expanded their services by offering an ever-evolving set of online capabilities. As a result, financial institutions have become an obvious target for cybercrime and have been quick to deploy various layers of protection to keep their customers safe. Cybercriminals are looking for online money to grab as a day job. Many opera
Publish At:2017-08-07 21:55 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Fraud Protection Authentication

Creator of the Ebury botnet sentenced to 46 months in jail

US authorities sentenced a Russian man to 46 months in prison and accused him of operating an Ebury botnet composed of tens of thousands of servers. US authorities sentenced a Russian man to 46 months in prison and accused him of infecting tens of thousands of servers worldwide with a Linux malware to generate millions in fraudulent payments. The man, Maxim
Publish At:2017-08-07 04:30 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Ebury botnet LI

Hackers leak the fourth episode of Game of Thrones season 7 online

Episode 4 of the fantasy drama Game of Thrones season 7, ‘The Spoils Of War’, has been widely shared online through Vidme, Google Drive, and The Pirate Bay. Hackers leaked the fourth episode of Game of Thrones season 7 online, it is available on Vidme, Google Drive, and The Pirate Bay. The HBO promptly shut down the Google Drive page, but the epi
Publish At:2017-08-06 10:05 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Cybercrime data breach Game of Thr

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