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Ransomware en masse on the wane: top threats inside web-phishing in H1 2020

Web-phishing targeting various online services almost doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, it accounted for 46 percent of the total number of fake web pages. Singapore, 09/18/2020 — Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, evidenced the transformation of the threat portfolio over the first half of 2020. It ca
Publish At:2020-09-18 08:41 | Read:141 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Reports Security hacking news in

SMB cybersecurity posture weakened by COVID-19, Labs report finds

In August, Malwarebytes Labs analyzed the damage caused by COVID-19 to business cybersecurity. Because of immediate, mandated transitions to working from home (WFH), businesses across the United States suffered more data breaches, lost more dollars, and increased their overall attack surfaces, all while experiencing a worrying lack of cybersecurity awareness
Publish At:2020-09-04 18:40 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports business security covid-19 cybersecurity cybersecuri

20 percent of organizations experienced breach due to remote worker, Labs report reveals

It is no surprise that moving to a fully remote work environment due to COVID-19 would cause a number of changes in organizations’ approaches to cybersecurity. What has been surprising, however, are some of the unanticipated shifts in employee habits and how they have impacted the security posture of businesses large and small. Our latest Malwareby
Publish At:2020-08-20 07:05 | Read:254 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports cybersecurity awareness enduring from home labs repo

Reading the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report: the global total cost of a data breach averaged $3.86 million in 2020, down about 1.5% from the 2019 study. Every year, I write about the annual report published by the Ponemon Institute on the cost of a data breach, it is a very interesting study that explores the economic impact of a “data breach.” This year t
Publish At:2020-08-03 11:00 | Read:296 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Reports Cost of a Data Breach 2020

Moroccan journalist targeted with network injection attacks using NSO Group ‘s spyware

Researchers at Amnesty International collected evidence that a Moroccan journalist was targeted with network injection attacks using NSO Group ‘s spyware. In October 2019, security experts at Amnesty International’s Security Lab have uncovered targeted attacks against Moroccan human rights defenders Maati Monjib and Abdessadak El Bouchattaoui that e
Publish At:2020-06-22 08:10 | Read:449 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Intelligence Malware Reports Secur

AWS mitigated largest DDoS attack ever of 2.3 Tbps

AWS announced it has mitigated a 2.3 Tbps DDoS attack, the largest ever, which surpassed the previous record of 1.7 Tbps that took place in March 2018. Amazon announced it has mitigated the largest ever DDoS attack of 2.3 Tbps, the news is surprising if we consider that the previous record was of 1.7 Tbps that took place in March 2018. The 2.3 Tbps att
Publish At:2020-06-17 17:10 | Read:307 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Reports Cybercrime DDoS hacking news i

Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

In the first three months of 2020, as the world clamped down to limit coronavirus, cyber threats ramped up. Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure. Our report, “Cybercrime tactics and techniques: Attack on home base,” analyze
Publish At:2020-06-01 13:35 | Read:529 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Malware Reports Scams Social engineering Threat a

ENISA published “Proactive detection – Measures and information sources” report

EU Agency for Cybersecurity ENISA has published a new report of the proactive detection of incidents, including measures and information sources. The EU Agency for Cybersecurity ENISA has published a new report and accompanying repository on measures and information sources that could help security experts and operators of IT and critical infrastructure t
Publish At:2020-05-31 12:03 | Read:525 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Reports Security ENISA Hacking information sec

Europol analyses on criminal operations in Europe during COVID-19 Crisis

Threat actors and criminal organizations continue to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to make money, Europol warns. Europol published a report that highlights how criminals organizations are adapting their operations attempting to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. The trend is similar to the one observed during previous financial crises,
Publish At:2020-05-03 08:26 | Read:618 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Reports Security coronavirus Cyber

Healthcare sector targeted : what you need to know about the hackers very unusual strategy

Orange Cyberdefense’s Epidemiology Lab has published a report on cyberattacks targeting the healthcare sector. While COVID-19 infections around the world are exploding, cyber threat actors are trying to capitalise on this global health crisis by creating malwares or launching attacks with a COVID-19 theme. Last week, a COVID-19 testing centre was hit by a
Publish At:2020-03-21 04:45 | Read:730 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Hacking Reports COVID-19 healthcare information

Most ransomware attacks take place outside the working hours

Most of the ransomware attacks targeting the enterprises occur outside working hours, during the nighttime or during the weekend. Security experts from FireEye published an interesting report on the Ransomware deployment trends, it revealed that most of the attacks (76%) against the enterprise sector occur outside working hours. FireEye compiled the r
Publish At:2020-03-17 15:40 | Read:643 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Reports informatio

Most of the attacks on Telecom Sector in 2019 were carried out by China-linked hackers

China-linked cyber espionage groups increasingly targeted organizations in the telecommunications industry in 2019. According to the CrowdStrike 2020 Global Threat Report, the telecommunications and government sectors were the most targeted by the threat actors. Experts monitored operations carried out by nation-state actors and financially-motivated
Publish At:2020-03-05 05:02 | Read:842 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Reports China Cyberespiona

Which are the most dangerous mobile app stores online?

An interesting report published by RiskIQ on 2019 Mobile App Threat Landscape, lists the most dangerous mobile app store online. Mobile users downloaded over 200 billion apps in 2019 and the overall expense in app stores worldwide has been estimated in more than $120 billion. Threat actors don’t want to miss this amazing business opportunity and
Publish At:2020-02-28 11:50 | Read:1057 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Reports app stores info

FireEye Mandiant M-Trends 2020 report: 500+ new Malware strains in 2019

FireEye’s report revealed that the incident response division Mandiant observed more than 500 new malware families in 2019. According to the FireEye Mandiant M-Trends 2020 report, FireEye analyzed 1.1 million malware samples per day in 2019 and identified 1,268 malware families. The most worrisome figure is related to the number of previously unseen malwa
Publish At:2020-02-24 05:10 | Read:1049 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Reports information security n

Dragos Report: Analysis of ICS flaws disclosed in 2019

More than 400 flaws affecting industrial control systems (ICS) were disclosed in 2019, more than 100 were zero-day vulnerabilities. According to a report published by Dragos, the experts analyzed 438 ICS vulnerabilities that were reported in 212 security advisories, 26% of advisories is related to zero-day flaws. The experts determined 116 unique type
Publish At:2020-02-21 02:30 | Read:777 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News ICS-SCADA Reports Hacking hacking news ICS inf

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