MuddyWater APT Cybercrime Group Associated to Iranian Intelligence, the U.S. Cyber Command Confirms

Yesterday, MuddyWater’s ties to the Iranian intelligence establishment were officially confirmed by the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). The espionage hacker’s numerous open-source tools and strategies for hacking into victim…

TellYouThePass Ransomware Returns as a Cross-Platform Golang Threat

Tellyouthepass is one of the many ransomware-like programs that encrypt files and keep them encrypted until a ransom is paid. The application renames all encrypted files with the “.locked” suffix…

Ransomware locks down prison, knocks systems offline

A prison in New Mexico had an unplanned lockdown due to a ransomware attack.  As reported by Source NM, the Metropolitan Detention Center in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, went into…

UK jails man for spying on kids, adults with Remote Access Trojans

A UK judge has sentenced a man for using Remote Access Trojans (RATs) to spy on adults and children, stealing explicit material in the process.  On January 11, the UK…

New “Undetected” Backdoor Runs Across Three OS Platforms

New "Undetected" Backdoor Runs Across Three OS Platforms Security experts are warning of new backdoor malware designed to work across Windows, Mac and Linux, some versions of which are currently…

White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw

Written by Tim Starks Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Tech giants and federal agencies will meet at the White House on Thursday to discuss open-source software security, a response to…

US: MuddyWater is Iranian State-Backed Group

US: MuddyWater is Iranian State-Backed Group The US authorities have, for the first time, explicitly identified the prolific MuddyWater hacking group as an Iranian state-sponsored entity, revealing several open-source tools…

Report Identifies Weaknesses in Online Banking Security

Report Identifies Weaknesses in Online Banking Security Some UK banks are letting their customers down with poor authentication and web security issues, according to a consumer rights group. Which? once…

Fingers point to Lazarus, Cobalt, FIN7 as key hacking groups attacking finance industry

The Lazarus, Cobalt, and FIN7 hacking groups have been labeled as the most prevalent threat actors striking financial organizations today.  According to “Follow the Money,” a new report (.PDF) published…

Telstra to flag recent SIM swaps when banks ask