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The GIBON Ransomware appears in the threat landscape

A new strain of ransomware dubbed GIBON ransomware was spotted by the ProofPoint researcher Matthew Mesa that observed it being distributed via malspam. The spam messages use a malicious document as attachment containing macros that once enabled will download and install the ransomware on a victim’s machine. The researcher dubbed the ransomware GIBON b
Publish At:2017-11-06 10:45 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime GIBON Ransomwar

Hackers poisoned Google Search results to spread Zeus Panda banking Trojan

Experts at Cisco Talos observed crooks exploiting black Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to spread the Zeus Panda banking Trojan. Threat actors behind the Zeus Panda banking Trojan leveraged black Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to propose malicious links in the search results. Crooks were focused on financial-related keyword queries. The campaign was first
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Black Seo Cybercri

Hacker threatens Canadian University to dump student info unless the university pay a ransom

A hacker is attempting to extort the Canadian University of Fraser Valley (UFV), threatening to dump student information unless the university pays a ransom. Extortion is a winning criminal model for crooks, a hacker is attempting to extort the Canadian University of Fraser Valley (UFV), threatening to dump student information unless the university pay 30,00
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Canadian University Cyberc

The NIC Asia Bank is the last victim of the SWIFT hackers

The NIC Asia Bank requested the support of the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police to track down the crooks who hacked the SWIFT server. Once again hackers targeted SWIFT systems to steal money from a financial institution. The victim is the NIC Asia Bank that once discovered illegal fund transfer with its SWIFT server requested support from the Cen
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:233 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking banking cyber heist Cyberc

Threat actors using default SSH credentials to hijack Ethereum miners

Attackers scanned for the entire IPv4 range and look for Ethereum miners with open SSH connections. Hackers target Ethereum-mining farms in the attempt to hijack the funds by replacing the user’s wallet with their one. The attacks were first spotted on Monday, threat actors attempted to change the default configuration of Ethereum miners. “Illicit digi
Publish At:2017-11-03 08:40 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking cryptocurrency Cybercrime Ethereum min

MBR-ONI ransomware involved in targeted attacks against Japanese organizations

MBR-ONI is a new ransomware that is being used for targeted attacks in Japan, experts speculate it was used to cover larger hacking campaigns. MBR-ONI is a new ransomware that is being used for targeted attacks in Japan, it is a bootkit ransomware that uses a modified version of the legitimate open-source disk encryption utility DiskCryptor to encrypt the fi
Publish At:2017-11-01 19:50 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malware

CSE Malware ZLab – Full report of Bad Rabbit attack

The researchers at CSE Cybsec ZLab have completed their analysis the Bad Rabbit ransomware, the report follows our preliminary analysis. Introduction Recently a new ransomware, called BadRabbit, infected systems in many countries, most of in East Europe, such as Ukraine and Russia. The malware was not totally new, it seems to be an evolution of the old NotPe
Publish At:2017-11-01 19:50 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Reports Bad Rabbit ransomware Cybercri

Silence Group is borrowing Carbanak TTPs in ongoing bank attacks

A cybercrime gang called Silence targeted at least 10 banks in Russia, Armenia, and Malaysia borrowing hacking techniques from the Carbanak group. A cybercrime gang called Silence targeted at least 10 banks in Russia, Armenia, and Malaysia borrowing hacking techniques from the dreaded Carbanak hacker group that stole as much as $1 billion from banks worldwid
Publish At:2017-11-01 19:50 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking Cybercrime Hacking

Experts spotted a new strain of the Sage Ransomware that implements Anti-Analysis capabilities

Security experts from Fortinet spotted a new strain of the Sage ransomware that included new functionalities, such as anti-analysis capabilities. Sage 2.0 is a new ransomware first observed in December and not now it is distributed via malicious spam. Sage is considered a variant of CryLocker ransomware, it is being distributed by the Sundown and RIG exploit
Publish At:2017-11-01 01:25 | Read:289 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malware

Matrix Ransomware being distributed through malvertising

Security expert Jérôme Segura from Malwarebytes has spotted that Matrix Ransomware has risen again, it is now being distributed through malvertising. Malware researcher Jérôme Segura from Malwarebytes has discovered that Matrix Ransomware is now being distributed through malvertising campaign. #RIGEK drops Matrix ransomware. Payload https://t.co/PruaiZRuw9
Publish At:2017-10-29 22:20 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malvert

A new Ursnif Banking Trojan campaign targets Japan

Crooks continues to target Japanese users, now the hackers leverage the Ursnif banking Trojan, aka Gozi, to hit the country. According to researchers at IBM X-Force group, cyber criminals are delivering the infamous malware via spam campaigns that began last month. The Ursnif banking Trojan was the most active malware code in the financial sector in 2016 and
Publish At:2017-10-28 09:30 | Read:302 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Japan spam Ursn

Documents encrypted by Bad Rabbit ransomware could be recovered without paying ransom

Files Encrypted by Bad Rabbit Recoverable Without Paying Ransom. Some victims of the recent Bad Rabbit attack may be able to recover their files encrypted by the ransomware without paying the ransom. The discovery was made by researchers at Kaspersky Lab that analyzed the encryption functionality implemented by the ransomware. Once the ransomware infects a
Publish At:2017-10-28 09:30 | Read:540 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Bad Rabbit ransomware Cybe

Investigating IoT Crime in the Age of Connected Devices

People are beginning to get used to the easy life enabled by smart homes and the Internet of Things (IoT), but they are at risk if they do not prioritize security. The IoT has increased quality of life for many; it has helped the differently abled and the elderly to continue living independently and laid the technological groundwork for another industrial re
Publish At:2017-10-27 14:00 | Read:183 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud Protection Mobile Security Security Intelligence & Ana

CSE Malware ZLab – Preliminary analysis of Bad Rabbit attack

We at the CSE Cybsec ZLab have conducted a preliminary analysis of the Bad Rabbit ransomware discovering an interesting aspect of the attack. This is just the beginning of a complete report that we will release in the net days, but we believe our findings can be useful for the security community. This malware remembers the notorious NotPetya basically for tw
Publish At:2017-10-26 02:15 | Read:239 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Bad Rabbit ransomware Cybe

Bad Rabbit Ransomware Attacks Highlight Risk of Propagating Malware Outbreaks

On Tuesday morning, Oct. 24, 2017, organizations in Russia and Ukraine reported being hit with a ransomware outbreak that paralyzed their operations. Sporadic cases were also recorded in Turkey, Germany, Bulgaria and Japan, according to reports from different sources. The malware, self-titled Bad Rabbit, is a ransomware code designed to encrypt and lock file
Publish At:2017-10-26 01:10 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Malware Threat Intelligence Cyberattack Cyb

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