Hackers are turning to this simple technique to install their malware on PCs

Nation state-backed hacking groups are exploiting a simple but effective new technique to power phishing campaigns for spreading malware and stealing information that’s of interest to their governments.  Cybersecurity researchers at Proofpoint say…

Planned Parenthood LA Impacted by Ransomware Attack that Led to Data Breach

Planned Parenthood LA or also known under the acronym PPLA, a provider of healthcare services in Los Angeles County, has revealed that it suffered a data breach following an October…

Fake Adobe Windows App Installer Packages Are Distributing the Emotet Malware

Emotet is a malware known as a banking Trojan. Malspam, which are spam emails that contain malware, is the primary means by which it spreads. To persuade consumers, these communications…

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown European police have identified over 18,000 money mules and arrested 1800 in a significant crackdown on money laundering. Some 27 countries took…

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years A Russian man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for his part in a bulletproof hosting venture that helped support countless…

Double Extortion Ransomware Victims Soar 935%

Double Extortion Ransomware Victims Soar 935% Researchers have recorded a 935% year-on-year increase in double extortion attacks, with data from over 2300 companies posted onto ransomware extortion sites. Group-IB’s Hi-Tech Crime…

What Is Virtual Network Computing (VNC)

VNC, which stands for Virtual Network Computing, is one of several kinds of desktop remote sharing systems available for professionals but also for less tech-savvy home users as well. This…

Mozilla properly fuzzed NSS and still ended up with a simple memory corruption hole

When it comes to fuzzing, Mozilla has plenty of cred, and has been doing so for some time, and yet, its prized Network Security Services (NSS) library was busted by…

Australia to appoint its first National Data Commissioner

Australia is looking to create a new national data commissioner role that will be responsible for applying the data reforms presented in the Data Availability and Transparency (DAT) Bill 2020. The…

Australia set to gain ability to sanction cyber attackers under 'Magnitsky-style' law

A Bill allowing Australia to directly issue sanctions against cyber attackers was unanimously passed by the Senate yesterday evening, and is set to appear before the lower house for another…