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Category: Cyber-crime


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Hacker, Threats & Malware

US DoJ charges Iranian hackers for attacks on US satellite companies

September 18, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Three Iranian hackers residing in Iran have been indicted for stealing data from aerospace and satellite tracking companies. The hackers were employed in a coordinated campaign of identity theft and hacking on behalf of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft, Network security, Security

New US digital identity legislation promises more secure verification

September 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to socially distance and do whatever we can digitally and remotely. For IT professionals, the pandemic likely brought a lot of unplanned headaches and long hours to ensure their organizations could remain securely operational […]


Cyber-crime, Data loss, Malware, Threats & Malware

SunCrypt ransomware operators leak data of University Hospital New Jersey

September 17, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Systems at the University Hospital New Jersey (UHNJ) were encrypted with the SunCrypt ransomware, threat actors also stolen documents from the institution and leaked it online. The incident took place in September. The UHNJ is a New Jersey state-owned teaching […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

More Links Found Between North Korean and Russian Hacking Operations

September 16, 2020

Via: Security Week

Known as the Lazarus group, the North Korean hackers have been involved in high profile attacks, including the WannaCry outbreak in 2017, the $81 million Bangladesh bank theft, attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, and a campaign targeting dozens of defense and […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

China-linked hackers target government agencies by exploiting flaws in Citrix, Pulse, and F5 systems, and MS Exchange

September 15, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

CISA published a security advisory warning of a wave of attacks carried out by China-linked APT groups affiliated with China’s Ministry of State Security. Chinese state-sponsored hackers have probed US government networks looking for vulnerable networking devices that could be […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Development Bank of Seychelles Hit by Ransomware

September 14, 2020

Via: Security Week

Established in 1977, DBS is majority owned by the government of Seychelles, but it is non-budgetary dependent and operates on a commercial basis. The newly disclosed security incident, CBS reveals, was communicated by DBS on September 9, and an investigation […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Russia-Backed Hackers Try to Harvest Office 365 Credentials

September 14, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Microsoft is providing additional details about how a hacking group affiliated with Russian military intelligence is attempting to harvest Office 365 credentials associated with election campaigns in the U.S. and U.K. Last week, Microsoft reported Russian, Chinese and Iranian hackers […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Hackers stole $5.4 million from cryptocurrency exchange ETERBASE

September 10, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Slovak cryptocurrency exchange ETERBASE disclosed a security breach, the hackers stole Bitcoin, Ether, ALGO, Ripple, Tezos, and TRON assets worth $5.4 million. The company disclosed the hack on Thursday, threat actors have stolen various cryptocurrencies from its hot wallets, it […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

4 top vulnerabilities ransomware attackers exploited in 2020

September 9, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The biggest security trend for 2020 has been the increase of COVID-19-related phishing and other attacks targeting remote workers. New York City, for example, has gone from having to protect 80,000 endpoints to around 750,000 endpoints in its threat management […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Content fraud takes a bite out of brand reputation

September 9, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Organizations that allow users and third parties to list products and services, post reviews, classifieds and other content on their ecommerce, mobile and social media platforms have become major targets for scammers looking to steal credentials, take over accounts and […]