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Zeus Sphinx Trojan Awakens Amidst Coronavirus Spam Frenzy

The recent months have created a new reality in the world as the novel Coronavirus pandemic spread from country to country raising concerns among people everywhere. With spammers and malware distributors already being accustomed to riding trending news, the COVID-19 theme has been exploited thoroughly by a large variety of spam and malspam campaigns. It appe
Publish At:2020-03-30 02:05 | Read:60 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Threat Intelligence Banking Malware Banking Trojan C

Source code of Dharma ransomware now surfacing on public hacking forums

The source code of the infamous Dharma ransomware is now available for sale on two Russian-language hacking forums. The source code of one of the most profitable ransomware families, the Dharma ransomware, is up for sale on two Russian-language hacking forums. The Dharma ransomware first appeared on the threat landscape in February 2016, at the ti
Publish At:2020-03-29 15:19 | Read:290 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking informa

Europol: Criminals Exploit Virus Crisis as Fresh Opportunity

Criminals are preying on a fearful public and disrupting the provision of medical care during the coronavirus pandemic by selling counterfeit products, impersonating health workers and hacking computers as many citizens do their jobs online at home, European law enforcement agency Europol said Friday.In one instance, a cyberattack on a major hospital in the
Publish At:2020-03-28 13:10 | Read:109 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime Virus exploit

Google Sees Drop in Government-Backed Phishing Attempts

Google says it has seen a drop in the number of warnings sent for potential government-backed phishing or malware attempts last year, mainly due to improved protection systems.For several years, the company has been alerting users when identifying accounts that appear to be targeted by state-sponsored attackers, and in 2019 it sent nearly 40,000 such warning
Publish At:2020-03-27 18:15 | Read:300 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Phishin

Russian Hackers Exploited Windows Flaws in Attacks on European Firms

Financially-motivated hackers believed to be operating out of Russia recently targeted companies in Western Europe, and the attacks apparently involved a combination of two Windows vulnerabilities that Microsoft did not expect to be exploited.According to Singapore-based cybersecurity firm Group-IB, the threat groups tracked as TA505 (aka Evil Corp) and Sile
Publish At:2020-03-27 16:04 | Read:284 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

Ryuk Ransomware operators continue to target hospitals during COVID19 outbreak

Operators behind the Ryuk Ransomware continue to target hospitals even as these organizations are involved in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. The threat actors behind the infamous Ryuk Ransomware continue to target hospitals, even as they are involved in containing the Coronavirus outbreak. The decision of the operators is not aligned with
Publish At:2020-03-27 06:01 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus covid19 Cyberc

AMD Confirms Hacker Stole Information on Graphics Products

AMD has confirmed that a hacker has stolen files related to some of its graphics products, but the company says it’s not too concerned about the impact of the leak.A hacker who uses the online moniker “Palesa” claims to have obtained source code files related to several AMD graphics processing units (GPUs), including the Navi 10 architecture, which is used i
Publish At:2020-03-26 13:31 | Read:170 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Cybercrime

Spyware Delivered to iPhone Users in Hong Kong Via iOS Exploits

A recently observed campaign is attempting to infect the iPhones of users in Hong Kong with an iOS backdoor that allows attackers to take over devices, Trend Micro reports.The attack involved the use of malicious links posted on forums popular in Hong Kong, which led users to real news sites where a hidden iframe would load and run malware. Vulnerabilities a
Publish At:2020-03-26 13:31 | Read:108 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Viru

Credit Card Skimmer Found on Tupperware Website

People who made purchases from the official Tupperware website over the past couple of weeks may have had their payment card information stolen, cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes warned on Wednesday.Cybercriminals apparently hacked tupperware[dot]com and planted malicious code designed to steal payment card information. The credit card skimmer was planted on t
Publish At:2020-03-26 09:43 | Read:97 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Fraud & Identity

FBI shuts down the Russian-based hacker platform DEER.IO

The FBI shuts down Deer.io, a Russian-based online platform that has been hosting hundreds of online shops where illegal products and services were being sold, The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday, that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has recently taken down the Russian-based online platform DEER.IO that is hosting various cybercrime produc
Publish At:2020-03-26 08:45 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime Deer.io Hacking hacking

FBI Shuts Down Hacker Platform, Arrests Administrator

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently took down a Russian-based online platform where various cybercrime products and services were being sold, the Department of Justice announced on Tuesday.In addition to shutting down the platform, the FBI arrested its suspected administrator, alleged Russian hacker Kirill Victorovich Firsov.Known as DEER.IO, the cy
Publish At:2020-03-25 14:45 | Read:103 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Fraud & Identity Theft Tracking &

China's APT41 Exploited Citrix, Cisco, ManageEngine Flaws in Global Campaign

A China-linked threat actor tracked as APT41 has targeted many organizations around the world by exploiting vulnerabilities in Citrix, Cisco and Zoho ManageEngine products, FireEye reported on Wednesday.APT41 has been active since at least 2012 and it has targeted a wide range of organizations worldwide. The group has launched both cyberespionage campaigns a
Publish At:2020-03-25 10:58 | Read:169 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Vulnerabilities Cybe

GE Says Some Employees Hit by Data Breach at Canon

General Electric (GE) revealed last week that the personal information of some employees may have been compromised as a result of a data breach suffered by Canon Business Process Services.In a data breach notification sent to affected individuals and submitted to the California Attorney General, GE said an unauthorized party gained access to a Canon email ac
Publish At:2020-03-25 07:11 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Email Security Incident Response Cybercr

'WildPressure' Campaign Targets Industrial Sector in Middle East

A targeted and ongoing malicious campaign first spotted last year has hit organizations in the Middle East with a new, fully-fledged Trojan, Kaspersky reveals.Referred to as WildPressure, the campaign does not seem related to other attacks, and initially only three, almost unique samples of the Trojan were observed, all in one country. The attacks were aimed
Publish At:2020-03-24 16:00 | Read:93 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

Microsoft, PayPal Invest in Anti-Fraud Startup Arkose Labs

Arkose Labs Raises $22 Million in Series B FundingSan Francisco, Calif-based Arkose Labs has raised $22 million in a Series B funding round led by the Microsoft venture fund, M12. Existing investors PayPal and USVP participated, bringing the total raised so far to $36.5 million. Arkose Labs provides a fraud detection and prevention platform.The firm was foun
Publish At:2020-03-24 14:35 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Fraud & Identity Theft Cybercrime

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