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Category: Hacker


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Phishing, Threats & Malware

Financial crime group FIN11 pivots to ransomware and stolen data extortion

October 14, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Extorting money from companies and other organizations using sophisticated ransomware has become a highly profitable business model for cybercriminals. This has also led to a shift in focus for some groups that were traditionally involved in financial crime and payment […]


Hacker, Network security, Security, Threats & Malware

APT groups chain VPN and Windows Zerologon bugs to attack US government networks

October 12, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published a joint security alert to warn of attackers combining VPN and Windows Zerologon flaws to target government networks. According to government experts, the attacks aimed […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Web Application Security Best Practices: A Developer’s Guide

October 5, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Digital adoption is only increasing in today’s world. It brings with it the challenges of safeguarding financial and personal data against potential threat actors. Including web application security best practices during application development can patch some of these holes and […]


Access control, Hacker, Security, Threats & Malware

Flaws in leading industrial remote access systems allow disruption of operations

October 1, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Security researchers from Israeli firm OTORIO found critical vulnerabilities in leading industrial remote access systems that could be exploited by attackers to ban access to industrial production floors, hack into company networks, tamper with data, and even steal sensitive business […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers Steal $150 Million from Asian Cryptocurrency Exchange

September 28, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

KuCoin, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, has disclosed a security incident that resulted in the unauthorized transfer of roughly $150 million in digital assets. In a notice published last week, KuCoin notified clients that it detected suspiciously large withdrawals starting September […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

CISA says federal agency compromised by malicious cyber actor

September 25, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) revealed that a hacker breached a US federal agency and threat actors exfiltrated data. CISA published a detailed incident report related to the incident but didn’t disclose the name of the hacked agency. Threat […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Hackers are using Zerologon exploits in attacks in the wild

September 24, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Microsoft has published a series of Tweets to warn of attackers that are actively exploiting the Windows Server Zerologon in attacks in the wild. The IT giant is urging Windows administrators to install the released security updates as soon as […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Phishing, Threats & Malware

Cybercrime Review: Hackers Cash in on COVID-19

September 22, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

After reviewing online attack trends for the first half of the year, numerous cybersecurity firms agree: COVID-19 was king. As the pandemic has reshaped how many live and work, so too has it driven attackers to attempt to exploit work-at-home […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Patient Dies After Ransomware Attack on Düsseldorf Hospital

September 18, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

According to reports, the network failure announced by Düsseldorf University Hospital (UKD) last week – which turned out to be a ransomware infection – has resulted in a patient dying. “In the morning hours of Thursday (September 10th), larger parts […]


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), […]