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FBI Warns Businesses of Egregor Ransomware Attacks

Offered under a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) business model, the Egregor ransomware poses a great threat to businesses due to the use of double extortion, a recent private industry notification from the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns.Initially observed by the FBI in September 2020, Egregor has claimed more than 150 victims to date, all around the wo
Publish At:2021-01-08 10:47 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

FBI alert warns private organizations of Egregor ransomware attacks

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a security alert warning private sector companies of Egregor ransomware attacks. The US FBI has issued a Private Industry Notification (PIN) to warn private organizations of Egregor ransomware attacks. The Egregor ransomware first appeared on the threat landscape in September 2020, since then the gang
Publish At:2021-01-07 20:30 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Reports FBI ransomware

FBI warns of Egregor ransomware extorting businesses worldwide

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has sent a security alert warning private sector companies that the Egregor ransomware operation is actively targeting and extorting businesses worldwide.The FBI says in a TLP:WHITE Private Industry Notification (PIN) shared on Wednesday that Egregor claims to have already hit and compromised more than over 1
Publish At:2021-01-07 13:01 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI ransomware

FBI, CISA, ODNI and NSA blames Russia for SolarWinds hack

A joint statement issued by US security agencies confirmed that Russia was likely the origin of the SolarWinds supply chain attack. The US agencies FBI, CISA, ODNI, and the NSA released a joint statement that blames Russia for the SolarWinds supply chain attack. On behalf of President Trump, the four agencies were part of the task force Cyber Unified C
Publish At:2021-01-05 21:42 | Read:158 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence CISA FBI hacking news inf

FBI Warns of Swatting Attacks

A spate of swatting attacks waged against users of smart-home devices in America has prompted the Federal Bureau of Investigation to issue a public warning. The term 'swatting' is used to describe a hoax call made to emergency services, typically reporting an immediate threat to human life, to trigger a response from law enforcement and the
Publish At:2021-01-05 15:26 | Read:176 | Comments:0 | Tags: FBI

FBI warns swatting attacks on owners of smart devices

The Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) is warning owners of smart home devices with voice and video capabilities of ‘swatting’ attacks. The FBI has recently issued an alert to warn owners of smart home devices with voice and video capabilities of so-called “swatting” attacks. Swatting attacks consist of hoax calls made to emergency services
Publish At:2021-01-02 11:48 | Read:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Internet of Things Security Hackin

FBI: Home Surveillance Devices Hacked to Record Swatting Attacks

A warning issued this week by the FBI warns owners of smart home devices with voice and video capabilities that these types of systems have been targeted by individuals who launch so-called “swatting” attacks.Swatting is a hoax where someone tricks emergency services into deploying armed law enforcement to a targeted individual’s location by claiming there i
Publish At:2020-12-30 12:17 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Risk Management Tracking & Law Enfor

FBI: Iran behind pro-Trump ‘enemies of the people’ doxing site

Iranian cyber actors are likely behind a campaign that encouraged deadly violence against U.S. state officials certifying the 2020 election results.Part of the operation was the creation of a website revealing personal information and photos of government officials and individuals in the private sector involved in the Presidential election.Exposing personal
Publish At:2020-12-23 22:01 | Read:279 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI

ACLU Sues FBI to Learn How It Obtains Data From Encrypted Devices

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Tuesday that it has filed a lawsuit against the FBI in an effort to find out how the law enforcement agency can access information stored on encrypted devices.The FBI has often turned to third parties for help in accessing information stored on encrypted devices, but it has come to light in recent court
Publish At:2020-12-23 12:35 | Read:282 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Data Protection Tracking

FBI warns of ongoing COVID-19 vaccine related fraud schemes

US federal agencies have warned about scammers exploiting the public's interest in the COVID-19 vaccine to harvest personal information and steal money through multiple ongoing and emerging fraud schemes.The warning was issued earlier today through the FBI National Press Office by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of Health and Human
Publish At:2020-12-22 14:49 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI

FBI and Interpol shut down some servers of Joker’s Stash carding marketplace

Joker’s Stash, the largest carding marketplace online, was shut down by a coordinated operation conducted by the FBI and the Interpol. Joker’s Stash, the largest carding marketplace online, was shut down as a result of a coordinated operation conducted by the FBI and the Interpol. The Joker’s Stash carding platform has been active
Publish At:2020-12-19 05:59 | Read:229 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking FBI information security n

FBI Warns of DoppelPaymer Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

The operators behind DoppelPaymer have begun calling victims to pressure them into paying ransom, officials say.The FBI is warning businesses of DoppelPaymer ransomware attacks and a change in tactics among operators, who are now cold-calling victims to pressure them into paying the ransom.Related Content:5 Key Takeaways From the SolarWinds BreachBuilding an
Publish At:2020-12-18 19:26 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags: FBI

FBI, CISA, ODNI Describe Response to SolarWinds Attack

The FBI, the DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) have issued a joint statement outlining each of their roles in investigating and responding to the recently disclosed SolarWinds breach, which they described as a “significant and ongoing cybersecurity campaign.”The organ
Publish At:2020-12-17 16:11 | Read:280 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Incident Response Tr

FBI, CISA officially confirm US govt hacks after SolarWinds breach

The compromise of multiple US federal networks following the SolarWinds breach was officially confirmed for the first time in a joint statement released earlier today by the FBI, DHS-CISA, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)."Over the course of the past several days, the FBI, CISA, and ODNI have become aware of a significant and on
Publish At:2020-12-17 13:55 | Read:152 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI CISA hack

DoppelPaymer ransomware gang now cold-calling victims, FBI warns

FBI says DoppelPaymer ransomware gang is harassing victims who refuse to pay, threatening to send individuals to their homes. FBI is warning of a new escalation in the extortion activities of the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang, the operators have been calling victims, threatening to send individuals to their homes if they don’t pay the ransom. Acco
Publish At:2020-12-17 13:36 | Read:223 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware DoppelPaymer ranso

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