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Five Key Signals From Russia's REvil Ransomware Bust

The sudden move by Russia's top law enforcement agency to conduct a very public takedown of the REvil ransomware operation has set tongues wagging about how diplomacy may hold the key to slowing big-game ransomware attacks.The sting operation, which was followed by a carefully crafted announcement that it was done “at the request of the United States,” comes
Publish At:2022-01-18 12:57 | Read:100 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Malware Tracking & Law Enforcement C

Experts warn of attacks using a new Linux variant of SFile ransomware

The operators of the SFile ransomware (aka Escal) have developed a Linux version of their malware to expand their operations. SFile ransomware (aka Escal), has been active since 2020, it was observed targeting only Windows systems. Some variants of the ransomware append the English name of the target company to the filenames of the encrypted files.
Publish At:2022-01-17 06:24 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking hacking

Microsoft Uncovers Destructive Malware Used in Ukraine Cyberattacks

Newly detected WhisperGate malware being used by previously unknown threat group in cyberattacks against UkraineMicrosoft on Saturday warned of a new, destructive malware being used in cyberattacks against the Ukraine government.Described by a possible Master Boot Record (MBR) wiper, Microsoft says the malware is executed when an impacted device is powered d
Publish At:2022-01-16 21:13 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Malware cyber

Microsoft spotted a destructive malware campaign targeting Ukraine

Microsoft spotted a new destructive malware operation targeting government, non-profit, and IT entities in Ukraine. Microsoft spotted a destructive attack that targeted government, non-profit, and IT entities in Ukraine with a wiper disguised as ransomware. The attackers were discovered by Microsoft on January 13, the experts attributed the attack to
Publish At:2022-01-16 13:00 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware

A new wave of Qlocker ransomware attacks targets QNAP NAS devices

QNAP NAS devices are under attack, experts warn of a new Qlocker ransomware campaign that hit devices worldwide. A new wave of Qlocker ransomware it targeting QNAP NAS devices worldwide, the new campaign started on January 6 and it drops ransom notes named !!!READ_ME.txt on infected devices. In May, the Taiwanese vendor QNAP warned its customers of up
Publish At:2022-01-16 10:20 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybersecurity cybersecurit

Security Affairs newsletter Round 349

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the newsletter with the international press subscribe here. Threat actors stole $18.7M from the Lympo NTF platformProminent Carding Marketplace UniCC announce
Publish At:2022-01-16 06:24 | Read:85 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cybercrime Hacking hacking news information se

Prominent Carding Marketplace UniCC announced it’s shutting down

One of the biggest underground carding marketplaces, UniCC, announced it’s shutting down its operations. UniCC, one of the biggest underground carding marketplaces announced it is shutting down. The site was launched in 2013 and according to the Elliptic Threat Intel about $358 million (across Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether and Dash) in purchases were made thro
Publish At:2022-01-15 14:16 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime carding Cybercrime Hacking hacking

One of the REvil members arrested by FSB was behind Colonial Pipeline attack

A senior Biden administration official said that the one of the Russian hacker arrested by FSB was behind the Colonial Pipeline attack. Yesterday, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced to have dismantled the REvil ransomware operation and arrested 14 alleged members of the gang. The group that is behind a long string of attacks against la
Publish At:2022-01-15 10:20 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Colonial Pipeline Cybercrime Darks

Lorenz ransomware gang stolen files from defense contractor Hensoldt

German multinational defense contractor Hensoldt confirmed to that some of its systems were infected by Lorenz ransomware. Hensoldt, a multinational defense contractor, confirmed that some of its UK subsidiary’s systems were infected with Lorenz ransomware. This week a Hensholdt spokesperson confirmed the security breach to BleepingComputer explaini
Publish At:2022-01-14 18:12 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime data br

Details Published on AWS Flaws Leading to Data Leaks

Researchers at cloud security startup Orca Security have publicly documented a pair of vulnerabilities in AWS CloudFormation and AWS Glue that attackers could use to leak sensitive files or access other customers’ data.The first of the security flaws is described as an XML External Entity (XXE) error that could have been exploited to leak sensitive file
Publish At:2022-01-14 16:53 | Read:173 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Audits Email S

Russian government claims to have dismantled REvil ransomware gang

Russia’s FSB announced to have dismantled the REvil ransomware gang, the infamous group behind Kaseya and JBS USA. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced to have shut down the REvil ransomware gang, the group that is behind a long string of attacks against large organizations, such as Kaseya and JBS USA. The FSB claims to have identif
Publish At:2022-01-14 15:50 | Read:155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime FSB Hacking hac

North Korea-linked APT BlueNoroff focuses on crypto theft

The North Korea-linked APT group BlueNoroff has been spotted targeting cryptocurrency startups with fake MetaMask browser extensions. The North Korea-linked APT group BlueNoroff has been spotted targeting cryptocurrency startups with fake MetaMask browser extensions. The nation-state actor is considered a group that operates under the control of the noto
Publish At:2022-01-14 13:00 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware BlueNoroff APT cryptocurre

Russia Lays the Smackdown on REvil Ransomware Gang

Russia on Friday said it has cracked down on the infamous REvil hacking group, known for its high profile supply chain attack against software maker Kaseya, and a ransomware attack against JBS USA that forced the shutdown of a portion of the world's largest meat processing company.Members of the hacker group, also known as Sodinokibi, have been charged with
Publish At:2022-01-14 12:57 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Malware Tracking & Law Enforcement C

Ukrainian police arrested Ransomware gang behind attacks on 50 companies

Ukrainian police arrested members of a ransomware gang that targeted at least 50 companies in the U.S. and Europe. Ukrainian police arrested members of a ransomware affiliate group that is responsible for attacking at least 50 companies in the U.S. and Europe. The operation was conducted by the SBU Cyber ​​Department together with the Cyber ​​Police
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Threat actors can bypass malware detection due to Microsoft Defender weakness

A weakness in the Microsoft Defender antivirus can allow attackers to retrieve information to use to avoid detection. Threat actors can leverage a weakness in Microsoft Defender antivirus to determine in which folders plant malware to avoid the AV scanning. Microsoft Defender allows users to exclude locations on their machines that should be excluded
Publish At:2022-01-14 06:24 | Read:118 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware hacking news information secur

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