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Category: Malware


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, 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-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, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Hackers use e-skimmer that exfiltrates payment data via Telegram

September 2, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers from Malwarebytes reported that Magecart groups are using the encrypted messaging service Telegram to exfiltrate stolen payment details from compromised websites. Attackers encrypt payment data to make identification more difficult before transferring it via Telegram’s API into a chat […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Mobile security

Google removed malicious Terracotta apps from the Play Store

August 31, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers from security firm White Ops discovered several Android apps in the official Play Store that installed a hidden browser to load pages containing ad and commit ad fraud. The company shared its findings with Google which has quickly removed […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Elon Musk confirms that Russian hackers tried to recruit Tesla employee to plant a malware

August 28, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Recently US authorities arrested the Russian national Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov (27) after attempting to recruit an employee at a targeted company to plant a piece of malware. The man was arrested on August 22 and appeared in court on August […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Revamped Qbot Trojan Packs New Punch: Hijacks Email Threads

August 27, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Attacks attributed to the Qbot trojan, known as the “Swiss Army knife” of malware, are on the uptick with a reported 100,000 recent infections, according to researchers. Qbot, an ever-evolving information-stealing trojan that’s been around since 2008, has shifted tactics […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

FBI arrested a Russian national for recruiting employee of US firm to plant malware

August 26, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

US authorities arrested the Russian national Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov (27) after attempting to recruit an employee at a targeted company to plant a piece of malware. The man was arrested on August 22 and appeared in court on August 24. […]