Texas man gets 5 years for stealing 38,000 PayPal account credentials

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 12, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A Texas man whom federal prosecutors say bought 38,000 compromised PayPal account credentials from an illegal online marketplace and used them…

Top VPN Scams Revealed – Here’s What to Look Out for in 2022

The VPN scams discussed in this article may sound harmless to many but in reality, they are happening every day and causing a lot of damage. A VPN is a…

Malware Builder Leverages Discord Webhooks

Researchers discovered a simple malware builder designed to steal credentials, then pinging them to Discord webhooks. On April 23rd, 2022, a Discord user with the handle “Portu” began advertising a…

Vulnerability Spotlight: How an attacker could chain several vulnerabilities in an industrial wireless router to gain root access

Francesco Benvenuto of Cisco Talos discovered these vulnerabilities. Blog by Francesco Benvenuto and Jon Munshaw.  Cisco Talos recently discovered several vulnerabilities in InHand Networks’ InRouter302 that could allow an attacker…

You Can’t Eliminate Cyberattacks, So Focus on Reducing the Blast Radius

Tony Lauro, director of security technology and strategy at Akamai, discusses reducing your company’s attack surface and the “blast radius” of a potential attack. Lately, I’ve started wondering if the…

South Asian Governments Targeted by Bitter APT Group

Bitter, an APT group reportedly engaged in cyber espionage activities, has been observed targeting the Bangladesh government by leveraging new malware that shows remote file execution functionalities. The campaign has…

Nerbian RAT Malware, New Threat on The Market

Nerbian RAT, a novel malware variant that comes with a long list of capabilities, including the ability to avoid detection and analysis by security researchers, has been recently spotted. The…

Novel ‘Nerbian’ Trojan Uses Advanced Anti-Detection Tricks

The stealthy, feature-rich malware has multistage evasion tactics to fly under the radar of security analysis, researchers at Proofpoint have found. A newly discovered and complex remote access trojan (RAT)…

Hackers Are Going After Managed Security Providers

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States are the members of the intelligence partnership known as the “Five Eyes,” sometimes abbreviated as “FVEY.”  These nations are signatories…

Government Initiative Promises Rapid Blocking of Scam Sites

Real-time data sharing with ISPs could stop fraud at scale