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Category: Malware


Cyber-crime, Malware

FBI issued an alert on Ragnar Locker ransomware activity

November 23, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a flash alert (MU-000140-MW) to warn private industry partners of an increase of the Ragnar Locker ransomware activity following a confirmed attack from April 2020. The MU-000140-MW flash alert includes indicators of […]


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

Vertafore data breach exposed data of 27.7 million Texas drivers

November 13, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Vertafore announced that information of 27.7 million Texas drivers has been accidentally exposed due to a human error. The company disclosed this security breach this week, data was stored on an unsecured external storage service and they were accessed by […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Ragnar Locker ransomware gang advertises Campari hack on Facebook

November 11, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

In November 2019, ransomware operators have started adopting a new double-extortion strategy first used by the Maze gang that sees threat actors also stealing unencrypted files before encrypting infected systems. Then the attackers threaten to release the stolen files if […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Mobile security

Ghimob: a Tétrade threat actor moves to infect mobile devices

November 9, 2020

Via: Securelist

Guildma, a threat actor that is part of the Tétrade family of banking trojans, has been working on bringing in new techniques, creating new malware and targeting new victims. Recently, their new creation, the Ghimob banking trojan, has been a […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Russian Hacker Group Continues Stealing Money From Industrial Enterprises

November 6, 2020

Via: Security Week

Focused on companies in Russia, the ongoing attacks are highly targeted, leveraging phishing emails for malware deployment. In some cases, legitimate documents that were stolen in previous attacks are leveraged for social engineering. Another characteristic of these attacks is the […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Brazil’s court system shut down after a massive ransomware attack

November 6, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice was hit by a ransomware attack on Tuesday during judgment sessions, the attack forced a temporary shut down of the court’s information technology network. “The Superior Court of Justice (STJ) announces that the court’s information […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Toymaker giant Mattel disclosed a ransomware attack

November 4, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Toy industry giant Mattel announced that it has suffered a ransomware attack that took place on July 28th, 2020, and impacted some of its business operations. The good news that the company excluded the theft of internal information. The toymaker […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Hospital ransomware: Gangs are back to target healthcare

November 3, 2020

Via: Malwarebytes

Healthcare is not in a good place right now. With some countries and states deciding to go back in to lockdown due to the continued rise of reported COVID-19 infections—and several garnering record-high numbers compared to when almost every country […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

North Korean Group Kimsuky Targets Government Agencies With New Malware

November 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

Also known as Black Banshee, Velvet Chollima, and Thallium, the adversary is believed to have been active since at least 2012, mainly targeting think tanks in South Korea, but more recently expanding operations to the United States, Europe, and Russia. […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Brooklyn & Vermont US hospitals hit by ransomware attacks

October 30, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Ryuk ransomware operators continue the target the US healthcare industry, the last victims in order of time are the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn and the University of Vermont Health Network. The news of the attack comes a few […]