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Category: Cyber-crime


Cyber-crime, Mobile, Mobile security, Phishing

Phishers and iPhone Thieves Rolling Out Multimillion-Dollar Operations

April 9, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

IBM X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) researchers recently went down the rabbit hole of a physical iPhone theft that was followed by a SMiShing campaign designed to unlock the phone for resale on the black market. As we […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Phishing

Phishers prefer Tesla, top 3 malware strains in Coronavirus phishing campaigns

April 9, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Group-IB’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-GIB) analyzed hundreds of coronavirus-related phishing emails between February 13 and April 1, 2020. Spyware turned out to be the most common malware class hiding in fraudulent COVID-19 emails, with AgentTesla topping the list of […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Internet Overseers Seek Crackdown on Coronavirus Website Scams

April 8, 2020

Via: Security Week

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers took the unusual step of firing off a letter to “registrars” entrusted with the business of issuing website names around the world. “As you’re also aware, ICANN cannot, under our bylaw and […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Phishing and Malware Attacks Against NASA Employees Have Doubled

April 7, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

NASA’s Security Operations Center (SOC) experts have issued a warning regarding a growing trend toward phishing attempts, malware attacks, or just people accessing malicious sites. Many NASA employees have started to work from home, just like numerous other employees throughout […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Spotting and blacklisting malicious COVID-19-themed sites

April 7, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Since last December, over 136,000 new COVID-19-themed domains have popped up and, while many host legitimate websites, others have been set up to serve malware, phishing pages, or to scam visitors. SpyCloud researchers have also discovered that existing community threat […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Hackers target Docker servers to deploy the new Kinsing cryptocurrency miner

April 6, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Cloud security firm Aqua Security uncovered a hacking campaign carried out during the past months, hackers are scanning the Internet for Docker servers running API ports exposed without a password. Then the attackers break into the installs and deploy a […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Magecart group 7 use new e-skimmer to steal payment data

April 3, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers from security firm RiskIQ have uncovered a new ongoing Magecart campaign that already compromised at least 19 different e-commerce websites to steal customers’ payment card data. The experts discovered a new software skimmer, dubbed “MakeFrame,” that injects HTML iframes […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Department of Justice goes after scammers exploiting Coronavirus pandemic

April 2, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Due to the troublesome spread of coronavirus-themed scams and malware attacks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) launched a nationwide campaign to detect, inhibit and punish any fraudulent or malicious online activity. “It is essential that the Department of Justice […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Coronavirus Malware Makes Devices Unusable by Overwriting MBR

April 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

Cybercriminals were quick to exploit the coronavirus crisis for their malicious attacks, including phishing, malware infections, and the likes, and it did not take long for state-sponsored threat actors to join the fray. In addition to banking Trojans targeting enterprise […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Identity fraud: Protecting your customers from the new kids in town

April 1, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

It’s one thing to have your credit card stolen, but your identity is a whole other ball game. The worst thing is, it’s a lot more common than you’d think. Identity fraud affects around one in 15 people in the […]