Chaes Banking Trojan Wreaks Havoc Online

Chaes is a banking trojan that was discovered in Brazil in November 2020 and has been active since then. The researchers at Avast were the ones that discovered Chaes’s artifacts…

EyeMed agrees $600,000 settlement over 2020 data breach

EyeMed has agreed to $600,000 in penalties to settle the case of a 2020 data breach that exposed the information of roughly 2.1 million consumers.  The agreement was announced this…

OffSec Standalone Course Pricing Changes

Standalone Product Packaging and Pricing Changes Each time we enter a new year, we at OffSec take a moment to reflect on what we did in the past, and what…

Mentoring and Role Models Key to Improving Female Representation in Cybersecurity

Mentoring and Role Models Key to Improving Female Representation in Cybersecurity The importance of mentoring and role models in helping women develop careers in cybersecurity was emphasized during the HackerOne Women in…

Attackers add rogue PC to victims' networks in this sneaky phishing campaign

Microsoft has raised an alarm about a new multi-phase phishing campaign that first enrolls an attacker’s BYOD device on a corporate network and then begins sending thousands of convincing phishing…

Nearly $9bn Laundered in Cryptocurrency in 2021

Nearly $9bn Laundered in Cryptocurrency in 2021 Threat actors laundered $8.6bn in cryptocurrency last year, although the real figure could be much higher when “non-crypto” crimes are included, according to Chainalysis.…

DeepDotWeb operator sentenced to eight years behind bars

Screenshot via ZDNet The operator of the DeepDotWeb platform has been sentenced to just over eight years in prison.  This week, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said that Tal…

What is Eradication in Cybersecurity? An Essential Part Of Incident Response Plans

What is eradication in cybersecurity? Eradication represents the implementation of a more permanent fix, after the containment phase. It is essential because one of the main goals of the incident…

QNAP: Act Now to Mitigate DeadBolt Ransomware

QNAP: Act Now to Mitigate DeadBolt Ransomware A leading maker of network-attached storage (NAS) devices is urging customers to upgrade to the latest software version and reconfigure their systems in…

Konni remote access Trojan receives 'significant' upgrades

The Konni Remote Access Trojan (RAT) has recently received “significant” updates, researchers say, who also urge the community to keep a close eye on the malware.   On Wednesday, cybersecurity…