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Hacker, Threats & Malware

Dutch Police Arrest Two Hackers Tied to “Fraud Family” Cybercrime Ring

July 23, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Law enforcement authorities in the Netherlands have arrested two alleged individuals belonging to a Dutch cybercriminal collective who were involved in developing, selling, and renting sophisticated phishing frameworks to other threat actors in what’s known as a “Fraud-as-a-Service” operation. The […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

16 Cybercriminals Behind Mekotio and Grandoreiro Banking Trojan Arrested in Spain

July 14, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Spanish law enforcement agencies on Wednesday arrested 16 individuals belonging to a criminal network in connection with operating two banking trojans as part of a social engineering campaign targeting financial institutions in Europe. The arrests were made in Ribeira (A […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hacker deposited $1M in a popular cybercrime marketplace to buy zero-day exploits

July 8, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

A threat actor that goes online with the name “integra” has deposited 26.99 Bitcoins on one of the cybercrime forums with the intent to purchase zero-day Exploits from other forum members, researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble. According to the […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Interpol Arrests Moroccan Hacker Engaged in Nefarious Cyber Activities

July 6, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Law enforcement authorities with the Interpol have apprehended a threat actor responsible for targeting thousands of unwitting victims over several years and staging malware attacks on telecom companies, major banks, and multinational corporations in France as part of a global […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Ukraine arrests ransomware gang in global cyber criminal crackdown

June 18, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Ukranian police have raided the headquarters of the notorious Cl0p ransomware gang, seizing computer hardware used in its operations along with the equivalent of $184,000, which is most likely ransom money. According to Cybernews, the group has attacked several high […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Oleg Koshkin was convicted for operating a crypting service also used by Kelihos botnet

June 17, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Russian national Oleg Koshkin was convicted for charges related to the operation of a malware crypting service used by the Kelihos botnet to obfuscate malware and evade detection. “According to court documents and evidence introduced at trial, Oleg Koshkin, 41, […]


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

DoJ announced to have shut down Slilpp marketplace in international operation

June 11, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

The US Department of Justice announced to have seized the infrastructure of SlilPP, a popular marketplace used by cybercriminals to buy and sell stolen login credentials. The seizure is the result of a multinational operation involving law enforcement agencies in […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Cyber Gangs: Who Are They in 2021 and What Do They Want?

June 9, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Cyber crime gangs have been operating for years, but in recent months, they’ve shifted tactics. They’ve embraced new technologies, exploited new opportunities, delivered new payloads and sought out new targets. Their aim is to maximize the amount of money they […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

China-linked attackers breached Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) using Pulse Secure zero-day

June 4, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

China-linked threat actors breached the network of the New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) network exploiting a Pulse Secure zero-day. The intrusion took place in April, but attackers did not cause any damage because they were not able to […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Russian hacker Pavel Sitnikov arrested for distributing malware via Telegram

June 1, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Pavel Sitnikov (@Flatl1ne), a prominent figure of the hacking underground, was arrested earlier this month by Russian authorities on charges of distributing malware via his Freedom F0x Telegram channel. The Russian hacker is a member of multiple underground hacking communities […]