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WannaCry Hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to malware claims

Yesterday the judge approved to release the researcher Marcus Hutchins on bail for a bond of $30,000 under certain conditions. Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, is the 22-year-old security expert who made the headlines after discovering the “kill switch” that halted the outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware. Marcus Hutchins has been arrested in in La
Publish At:2017-08-05 15:40 | Read:256 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan Cybercrime

UK malware researcher Marcus Hutchins accused of creating Kronos Trojan

The British security researcher Marcus Hutchins was arrested by the FBI on Thursday after being indicted on charges of creating the Kronos banking malware. The news of the Marcus Hutchins‘s arrest made the headlines, the motivation has shocked the IT sector; the British malware experts who stopped the WannaCry ransomware outbreak was arrested in Las
Publish At:2017-08-04 21:15 | Read:327 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan Cybercrime

WannaCry Hero Marcus Hutchins was detained in Las Vegas after Def Con conference

Marcus Hutchins, the expert who discovered the “kill switch” that halted the outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware was detained in Las Vegas after Def Con. Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, is the 22-year-old security expert who made the headlines after discovering the “kill switch” that halted the outbreak of the WannaCry r
Publish At:2017-08-04 02:50 | Read:269 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malware

The bateleur backdoor is the new weapon in the Carbank gang’s arsenal

Experts at Proofpoint noticed the infamous cyber crime gang Carbanak has added a new JScript backdoor dubbed Bateleur Backdoor to its arsenal. According to researchers at security firm Proofpoint, the infamous cyber crime gang Carbanak has added a new JScript backdoor dubbed Bateleur Backdoor to its arsenal. Carbanak, aka FIN7, has also used updated macros.
Publish At:2017-08-03 08:01 | Read:270 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware bateleur backdoor Carb

Former Bupa employee offered 1 million customer records for sale on dark web

Former Employee of the Healthcare giant Bupa offered for sale records of 1 Million clients on Dark Web. A former employee of healthcare giant Bupa was selling between 500,000 and 1 million medical records on the dark web. The former employee whose identity remains undisclosed had sold several batches of hundreds of thousands of medical records managed by Bup
Publish At:2017-08-03 08:00 | Read:285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Deep Web

New TrickBot banking Trojan variant borrows spreading capabilities from Wannacry

A cyber gang is improving its version of the TrickBot banking Trojan by implementing the self-spreading worm-like capabilities used by WannaCry and NotPetya Cybercriminals most of all are capitalizing the lesson from the recent WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware massive attacks. At least one cyber gang is improving its version of the TrickBot banking Trojan
Publish At:2017-08-03 08:00 | Read:255 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malware

Roughly 175,000 Chinese Internet Connected security cameras can be easily hacked

An estimated 175,000 Internet of Things (IoT) connected security cameras manufactured by Shenzhen Neo Electronics are vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to a new report from security provider Bitdefender, roughly 175,000 connected security cameras are vulnerable to cyber attacks. The vulnerable cameras are manufactured by the Chinese company Shenzhen Neo
Publish At:2017-08-02 13:35 | Read:299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things botnet Cybercrime I

The Svpeng Trojan continues to evolve, the last variant includes keylogger capabilities

Security experts at Kaspersky discovered the dreaded Svpeng Trojan has been recently modified to implement keylogger features. Cyber criminals are becoming even more aggressive and are using new stealth techniques. Security experts at Kaspersky have discovered that one of the most dangerous Android banking Trojan, Svpeng, has been recently modified to imple
Publish At:2017-08-02 13:35 | Read:248 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Android Cybercrime

HBO Hacked again, Game of Thrones Script Leaked on the Internet

Hackers claim to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO, including information on the current season of Game of Thrones. Are you a fan of ‘Game of Thrones’ series? There is a news for you, hackers claim to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO, including information on the current season of Game of Thrones and a script that is reportedl
Publish At:2017-08-01 19:10 | Read:307 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime dat

TOPransom: From eMail Attachment to Powning the Attacker’s Database

TOPransom – Analyzing the entire process from getting an email attachment to powning the ransom server trying to stop the infection. Hi folks, today I want to share a quick but intensive experience in fighting cybercrime. I wish you would appreciate the entire process of getting an email attachment to powning the ransom server trying to stop the infect
Publish At:2017-08-01 19:10 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime Hacking malware Pierlui

Pharmaceutical giant Merck confirmed NotPetya attack disrupted operations worldwide

The US pharmaceutical company Merck revealed that the massive NotPetya cyberattack has disrupted its worldwide operations. The US pharmaceutical company Merck revealed that the massive NotPetya cyberattack has disrupted its worldwide operations. The news was part of the Merck’s financial results announcement for the second quarter of 2017, according to
Publish At:2017-08-01 19:10 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime malware Merck n

To Fight Cybercriminals, Follow the Money Trail

Follow the money! That is the famous first rule for investigating white collar criminal activity. It should also be the first rule for protecting your organization from a data breach, ransomware attack or other malicious activity. A basic fact of modern cybersecurity life is that the lone hacker of yore has long since vanished, replaced by sophisticated cy
Publish At:2017-08-01 18:05 | Read:197 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud Protection Network Cybercrime Cybercriminals Dark Web

Cybercrime Without Borders: Bridging Gaps Between Public and Private Sectors to Ensure a Safer Future

Imagine it’s lunchtime in Manhattan. Hundreds of thousands of people are leaving their desks to visit their favorite eatery and enjoy a short time away from the office. Suddenly, elevators across the city grind to a halt and a significant percentage of New York’s workforce is trapped. After too many hours, the overwhelmed emergency responders a
Publish At:2017-07-28 21:55 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Risk Management Collaboration Cybercrime Federal

Chinese Police dismantled the behind the Fireball adware campaign that infected more than 250 Million PCs

Chinese authorities arrested eleven members of the gang behind the Fireball adware campaign that infected more than 250 Million PCs. Chinese police have identified and arrested individuals suspected to be the operators behind the massive adware campaign that infected more than 250 Million computers across the world earlier this year. In June, researchers at
Publish At:2017-07-27 01:45 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware adware Cybercrime Fireball

UniCredit bank breach – Data of 400,000 loan applicants exposed due to the hack of a partner

UniCredit bank breach – Data of 400,000 loan applicants exposed due to the hack of a partner. Italian media outlets downplay the risk, is it correct? The Italian bank UniCredit admitted a series of security breaches occurred in the last year, personal data of 400,000 loan applicants have been exposed. The Italian bank confirmed that hackers compromised
Publish At:2017-07-27 01:45 | Read:184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach bank breach banking Cy

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