Category: Cyber-crime

Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Argyle partners with Ping Identity to help customers protect against fraud

July 1, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Argyle announced a new integration with Ping Identity, the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise. The partnership will integrate Argyle into PingOne DaVinci’s no-code identity orchestration service, enhancing Know Your Customer (KYC) and fraud detection through the use of payroll […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Cyberattack Hits Norway, Pro-Russian Hacker Group Fingered

June 30, 2022

Via: Security Week

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said that to his knowledge the attack “has not caused any significant damage.” The distributed-denial-of-service (DDOS) attack targeted a secure national data network forcing the temporary suspension of online services for several hours, the […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

‘Killnet’ Adversary Pummels Lithuania with DDoS Attacks Over Blockade

June 28, 2022

Via: Threat Post

Russia-linked cyber collective Killnet has claimed responsibility for DDoS attacks Monday on the Lithuanian government and other entities in the Baltic country over closure of transit routes within the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, according to researchers. The threat group warns […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

Researchers Warn of ‘Matanbuchus’ Malware Campaign Dropping Cobalt Strike Beacons

June 27, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A malware-as-a-service (Maas) dubbed Matanbuchus has been observed spreading through phishing campaigns, ultimately dropping the Cobalt Strike post-exploitation framework on compromised machines. Matanbuchus, like other malware loaders such as BazarLoader, Bumblebee, and Colibri, is engineered to download and execute second-stage […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

Ukrainian telecommunications operators hit by DarkCrystal RAT malware

June 27, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

The Governmental Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) is warning of a malware campaign targeting Ukrainian telecommunications operators with the DarkCrystal RAT. The malspam messages have the topic “Free primary legal aid” use a password-protected attachment “Algorithm of actions […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

State-Backed Hackers Using Ransomware as a Decoy for Cyber Espionage Attacks

June 24, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A China-based advanced persistent threat (APT) group is possibly deploying short-lived ransomware families as a decoy to cover up the true operational and tactical objectives behind its campaigns. The activity cluster, attributed to a hacking group dubbed Bronze Starlight by […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

Organizations Battling Phishing Malware, Viruses the Most

June 23, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Enterprise defenders contend with a dizzying variety of threats as attackers regularly evolve their arsenals of attack tools. But a recent survey suggests that in many cases, tried-and-tested attacks remain more prevalent than more sophisticated ones. According to Dark Reading’s […]

Cyber-crime, Hacker, Phishing, Threats & Malware

Police seize and dismantle massive phishing operation

June 23, 2022

Via: Malwarebytes

Europol has coordinated a joint operation to arrest members of a cybercrime gang and effectively dismantle their campaigns that netted million in Euros. This operation also led the Belgian Police (Police Fédérale/Federale Politie) and the Dutch Police (Politie) to nine […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Russian Cyberattacks on Ukraine Underscored By Microsoft

June 23, 2022

Via: DataBreach Today

Russia began its hacking war against Ukraine even before it sent troops to invade its southern neighbor, software giant Microsoft says in a call for public-private collaboration to thwart Kremlin hackers. In the hours leading up to the Russian invasion, […]

Cyber-crime, Phishing

Europol Busts Phishing Gang Responsible for Millions in Losses

June 22, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Europol on Tuesday announced the dismantling of an organized crime group that dabbled in phishing, fraud, scams, and money laundering activities. The cross-border operation, which involved law enforcement authorities from Belgium and the Netherlands, saw the arrests of nine individuals […]