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Russian “government hackers” charged with cybercrimes by the US

byNaked Security writerYou’ve probably seen the news that six Russians, allegedly employed by the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate, better known as the GRU, have been charged with cybercrimes by the US Department of Justice (DOJ).The DOJ alleges that the defendants, all men, “caused damage and disruption to computer networks worldwide, inclu
Publish At:2020-10-20 14:00 | Read:58 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government security Malware Cybercrime doj GRU NotPetya cybe

MMO game Street Mobster leaking data of 1.9 million users due to critical vulnerability

Researchers discovered that MMO game Street Mobster is leaking data of 1.9 million users due to SQL Injection critical vulnerability. Attackers could exploit the SQL Injection flaw to compromise the game’s database and steal user data. Original Post: https://cybernews.com/street-mobster-game-leaking-data-of-2-million-players The CyberNews.com Invest
Publish At:2020-10-20 13:17 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data leak Gaming Hacking hacking n

How Automation can help you in Managing Data Privacy

The global data privacy landscape is changing and everyday we can see new regulations emerge. These regulations are encouraging organizations to be better custodians of the consumers data and create a healthier space for data privacy. In order to do so organizations will need to rework their operations and revamp their processes in order to comply with th
Publish At:2020-10-20 13:17 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID automation CCPA GDPR Hacking hackin

Pay it safe: Group-IB aids Paxful in repelling a series of web-bot attacks

Group-IB assisted Paxful, an international peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace, in countering web-bot and social engineering attacks Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, has assisted Paxful, an international peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace, in countering a wave of web-bot and social engine
Publish At:2020-10-20 09:23 | Read:56 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime cryptocurrency Cybercrime Hacking

Nefilim ransomware gang published Luxottica data on its leak site

The Nefilim ransomware operators have posted a long list of files that appear to belong to Italian eyewear and eyecare giant Luxottica. Luxottica Group S.p.A. is an Italian eyewear conglomerate and the world’s largest company in the eyewear industry. As a vertically integrated company, Luxottica designs, manufactures, distributes and retails its eyew
Publish At:2020-10-20 09:23 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking Malwa

U.S. Charges Russia GRU Intelligence Officers for notorious attacks, including NotPetya

The U.S. DoJ announced charges against six Russian intelligence officers for their role in several major cyberattacks carried out over the last years. The U.S. Department of Justice announced charges against six members of Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency for their alleged role in several major cyberattacks conducted over the past years.
Publish At:2020-10-20 05:29 | Read:116 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Ryuk Ransomware Attacks Continue Following TrickBot Takedown Attempt

The threat actor behind the Ryuk ransomware continues to conduct attacks following the recent attempts to disrupt the TrickBot botnet, CrowdStrike reports.Referred to as WIZARD SPIDER, the adversary has been widely using TrickBot for the distribution of ransomware, and the recent attempts by the U.S. Cyber Command and Microsoft to disrupt the botnet were exp
Publish At:2020-10-20 00:16 | Read:154 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

GravityRAT malware also targets Android and macOS

Researchers spotted new variants of the Windows GravityRAT spyware that now can also infect Android and macOS devices. Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have spotted new variants of the GravityRAT malware that now can be also used to infect Android and macOS devices. GravityRAT is a malware strain known for checking the CPU temperature of Windows computer
Publish At:2020-10-19 21:41 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Android GravityRAT Hacking hacking new

Android, macOS Versions of GravityRAT Spyware Spotted in Ongoing Campaign

Kaspersky security researchers have identified versions of the GravityRAT spyware that are targeting Android and macOS devices.Initially detailed in 2018, the RAT was previously employed in attacks targeting the Indian military, as part of a campaign that is believed to have been active since 2015. Targeting Windows systems, the tool has mainly been used for
Publish At:2020-10-19 16:28 | Read:138 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

A week in security (September 12 – September 18)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked at journalism’s role in cybersecurity on our Lock and Code podcast, gave tips for safer shopping on Amazon Prime day, and discussed an APT attack springing into life as Academia returned to the real and virtual campus environment. We also dug into potential FIFA 21 scams, the return of QR code scams, Covid fatigue, a
Publish At:2020-10-19 16:17 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security a week in security awis facebook football

The forum of the popular Albion Online game was hacked

Albion Online game maker discloses a data breach, hackers gained access to the company forum database by exploiting a known vulnerability. Albion Online (AO) is a free medieval fantasy MMORPG developed by Sandbox Interactive, a studio based in Berlin, Germany A threat actor has breached the forum of Albion Online and stole usernames and password hashes
Publish At:2020-10-19 13:53 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Albion Online hacking news

Alexander Vinnik, the popular cyber criminal goes on trial in Paris

The Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik goes on trial in Paris for having defrauded nearly 200 victims across the world of 135 million euros using ransomware. The Russian man Alexander Vinnik goes on trial in Paris for having defrauded nearly 200 victims across the world of 135M euros using ransomware. Alexander Vinnik allegedly headed the&
Publish At:2020-10-19 13:53 | Read:98 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Alexander Vinnik Cybercrime Hackin

Google Says No Significant Election Influence Campaigns Targeting Its Users

Google says its Threat Analysis Group (TAG) hasn’t observed any significant coordinated influence campaigns that are targeting United States voters on its platform.Despite that, however, the search giant did observe foreign actors launching phishing attacks targeting the U.S. presidential elections, albeit the attempts did not appear to be successful.In June
Publish At:2020-10-19 12:34 | Read:109 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Phishin

New Vizom Malware Discovered Targets Brazilian Bank Customers with Remote Overlay Attacks

IBM Security Trusteer researchers have discovered a new malware code and active campaign targeting online banking users in Brazil. The malware, coined “Vizom” by the team, uses familiar remote overlay attack tactics to take over user devices in real time, as the intended victim logs in, and then initiates fraudulent transactions from their bank
Publish At:2020-10-19 09:46 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Malware Advanced Malware Bankin

New Emotet campaign uses a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment

After a short pause, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts on October 14th, crooks began using a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment. After a short interruption, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts in October. Threat actors began using new Windows Update attachments in a spam campaign aimed at users worldwid
Publish At:2020-10-19 06:05 | Read:184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware botnet hacking new

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