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Malware

US Banks Targeted with Trickbot Trojan

July 21, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The Necurs botnet has begun delivering the Trickbot banking Trojan to financial institutions in the United States, a sign of increasingly larger and more complex attacks on the industry. Trickbot, which specifically threatens businesses in the financial sector, has been […]


Hacker, Malware

Hacker grabs $30 million in ether through Parity multisig wallet flaw

July 20, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Another day, another cryptocurrency heist: this time, the attacker has stolen some $30 million in ether (ETH – value token of the Ethereum blockchain) from a number of vulnerable multisig Parity Wallets. The attack and the current situation The zero-day […]


Malware

Major Cloud Services Attack Could Cost $53 Billion

July 18, 2017

Via: DataBreach Today

What trait does a global cyberattack and a hurricane share? Both could cost insurers – and victims – dearly, according to a report published Monday by insurance giant Lloyd’s of London. A global, major attack on cloud computing services could […]


Malware

Who is a target for ransomware attacks?

July 17, 2017

Via: CSO Online

The short answer to the question posed in the headline is ‘everyone’: Every small business, midsized company, enterprise, and organization is fair game, especially in light of the recent WannaCry and Petya attacks (though the latter was an atypical ransomware example). The long answer […]


Malware

PoS Malware Hits Avanti Payment Kiosks

July 10, 2017

Via: Security Week

Micro markets solutions provider Avanti Markets has informed customers that their personal, payment card and biometric data may have been stolen by cybercriminals who managed to infect some of its kiosks with malware. According to the company, which serves 1.6 […]


Malware

‘Little Hope’ to Recover Data Lost to Petya Ransomware

June 29, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Fewer than 50 ExPetr/Petya ransomware victims have paid approximately $10,200 in Bitcoin so far in the hopes of unlocking encrypted hardware and recovering scrambled files. It’s likely not going to matter much. Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered an error […]


Malware

Massive Malware Outbreak: More Clever Than WannaCry

June 28, 2017

Via: DataBreach Today

The second global outbreak of file-encrypting malware in as many months sees cyberattackers having designed potent, rapidly spreading malicious code far faster than organizations have been shoring up their defenses. On Wednesday, computer security experts were analyzing how ransomware – […]


Malware

UK parliament hit by cyberattack

June 26, 2017

Via: The Hill

The British parliament was hit by a cyberattack Friday night that left members and staffers unable to access emails as hackers attempted to exploit weak passwords and gain access to accounts. Multiple news agencies reported Saturday that the U.K. parliament […]


Malware

WannaCry Virus Takes Down Traffic Lights and Speed Cameras in Australia

June 22, 2017

Via: Softpedia

The WannaCry ransomware keeps making victims, and this time it appears that the virus has even managed to take down a bunch of traffic lights and speed cameras in Australia. Based on an exploit stolen from the NSA by hacking […]


Malware

Honda Hit by WannaCry

June 21, 2017

Via: DataBreach Today

One month after the SMB-targeting WannaCry ransomware worm outbreak first began spreading globally, new infections have surfaced in Japan and beyond. Honda Motor says it temporarily idled production at a Japanese vehicle plant this week after discovering systems infected with […]