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Category: Cyber-crime


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Russia-Linked TA505 Back at Targeting Financial Institutions

October 15, 2021

Via: Security Week

The attacks target organizations across multiple sectors in Canada, the United States, Hong Kong, Europe, and more, and have seen low detection rates in Google’s VirusTotal scanning engine. Dubbed MirrorBlast, the campaign started in early September, following similar activity in […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

Nations Reveal Ransomware Pain at US-Led Summit

October 14, 2021

Via: Security Week

The United States has convened some 30 countries — with the notable exception of Russia — to boost cooperation in fighting the costly and disruptive attacks that have boomed around the world. As if on cue, Yigal Unna, director of […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Crooks use math symbols to evade anti-phishing solutions

October 13, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers from anti-phishing cybersecurity firm INKY have detailed a new technique to evade detection in phishing attacks, it leverages using mathematical symbols on impersonated company logos. The experts analyzed the case of a campaign targeting the customers of the telecommunication […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Hackers are hijacking copy and paste to steal millions of dollars in cryptocurrency

October 13, 2021

Via: TechRadar

A new investigation into a well-known malware reveals that its creators have managed to steal at least $24 million in cryptocurrency by taking over a victim’s clipboard. Cybersecurity researchers at Avast pin the activity to the clipboard stealer module of […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

2021 nastiest malware: Here to stay and ever evolving

October 12, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

This year was yet another year with COVID-19 and malware running rampant in the headlines. Be it in person or online, the world is still struggling in the fight against viruses. This year took another ghastly turn when attacking critical […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Cybersecurity Awareness: How Much Data Can An Attacker Get From an Employee ID?

October 11, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Cyber awareness may seem fairly obvious, but it’s not always. For example, you would never post a photo of your driver’s license on Facebook, right? How about your company ID card? Then there’s that selfie you took at the office. […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Microsoft says Russia is behind majority of state-sponsored attacks

October 8, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Russia accounted for a majority (58%) of state-sponsored cybercrime attacks detected by Microsoft’s cybersecurity experts over the past year, mostly targeting government agencies and think tanks in the US, the company has claimed. The insights come from Microsoft’s annual Digital […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Iranian Hackers Abuse Dropbox in Cyberattacks Against Aerospace and Telecom Firms

October 6, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Details have emerged about a new cyber espionage campaign directed against the aerospace and telecommunications industries, primarily in the Middle East, with the goal of stealing sensitive information about critical assets, organizations’ infrastructure, and technology while remaining in the dark […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

New Study Links Seemingly Disparate Malware Attacks to Chinese Hackers

October 5, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Chinese cyber espionage group APT41 has been linked to seemingly disparate malware campaigns, according to fresh research that has mapped together additional parts of the group’s network infrastructure to hit upon a state-sponsored campaign that takes advantage of COVID-themed phishing […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Over a billion Facebook users have data sold on the dark web

October 5, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Personally identifiable information (PII) of over 1,5 billion Facebook users is reportedly being sold on a popular underground forum, according to cybersecurity and privacy watchdogs. The data, which has reportedly been collected through web scraping, includes names, emails, phone numbers, […]