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Category: Cyber-crime


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Phishers go after business email credentials by impersonating U.S. DOL

January 19, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Phishers are trying to harvest credentials for Office 365 or other business email accounts by impersonating the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Inky‘s researchers have warned. The ploy? The DOL is ostensibly inviting companies to submit “proposals from qualified contractors […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Russia-linked cyberattacks on Ukraine: A timeline

January 19, 2022

Via: CSO Online

On Saturday night, January 15, Microsoft shook the cybersecurity world with a report that destructive wiper malware had penetrated dozens of government, non-profit, and IT organizations in Ukraine. This news capped a week of mounting apprehension of cyberattacks in Ukraine […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Phishers’ favorite brands in Q4 2021

January 18, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

International courier and package delivery company DHL heads the list of most imitated brands by phishers and malware peddlers in Q4 2021, according to Check Point Research. “FedEx also appeared in the top ten list for the first time in […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

NATO, Ukraine Sign Deal to ‘Deepen’ Cyber Cooperation

January 18, 2022

Via: Security Week

Ukraine said on Sunday that it had evidence Moscow was behind the attack last week that knocked out government websites — but the Kremlin has denied any involvement. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday that experts from NATO and […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Ukrainian websites hit by cyberattack amid tensions with Russia

January 14, 2022

Via: The Hill

Several Ukrainian government websites were hit by what officials called a “massive cyberattack” on Friday as hackers took control and posted messages warning Ukraine to “be afraid and expect worse.” In the early hours of Friday morning, Oleg Nikolenko, a […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

U.S. Cyber Command Officially Links MuddyWater Group to Iranian Intelligence

January 13, 2022

Via: Security Week

Also tracked as MERCURY, Seedworm, and Static Kitten, MuddyWater was initially detailed in 2017. The threat actor is known for conducting espionage campaigns focused on entities in the Middle East, but has targeted entities in Europe and North America as […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

FBI, NSA and CISA Warns of Russian Hackers Targeting Critical Infrastructure

January 12, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine and Kazakhstan, American cybersecurity and intelligence agencies on Tuesday released a joint advisory on how to detect, respond to, and mitigate cyberattacks orchestrated by Russian state-sponsored actors. To that end, […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Hackers Use Cloud Services to Distribute Nanocore, Netwire, and AsyncRAT Malware

January 12, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Threat actors are actively incorporating public cloud services from Amazon and Microsoft into their malicious campaigns to deliver commodity remote access trojans (RATs) such as Nanocore, Netwire, and AsyncRAT to siphon sensitive information from compromised systems. The spear-phishing attacks, which […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Thousands of School Websites Go Offline Due to Ransomware Attack on Finalsite

January 7, 2022

Via: Security Week

On its website, Finalsite claims that 8,000 schools across 110 countries use its services, and it launches 300 new websites every year. Finalsite informed customers on its status page on January 4 that it had been investigating an outage, and […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Researchers Uncover Hacker Group Behind Organized Financial-Theft Operation

January 5, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers have taken the wraps of an organized financial-theft operation undertaken by a discreet actor to target transaction processing systems and siphon funds from entities primarily located in Latin America for at least four years. The malicious hacking group […]