Google details cookie stealer malware campaign targeting YouTubers

Google attributed the malware campaign to a group of attackers recruited via a Russian-language hacker forum. Google has disclosed details of a new campaign involving phishing attacks launched against YouTube…

Scammers targeted YouTube creators to takeover accounts, promote crypto investment fraud

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Scammers have been targeting YouTube creators with fake content collaboration offers in order to steal their accounts, according to a Google…

2021 ransomware transactions have already exceed 2020 numbers, Treasury Department says

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 15, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP As of June, financial institutions have already reported 635 suspicious ransomware-related activities to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, according to a…

OpenSea vulnerability allowed crypto stealing with malicious NFTs

Researchers investigated the issue in OpenSea after an increase in complaints about receiving and opening free airdropped NFTs to steal user funds. The IT security researchers at Check Point identified…

US, allies pledge to combat money laundering as part of efforts to slow ransomware

Written by Tim Starks Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Nations must better implement international standards for clamping down on money laundering in order to disrupt ransomware gangs’ illicit finance, according…

Romance scammers exploit Apple's developer program to spread fake cryptocurrency apps

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Fraudsters are using the promise of love to lure victims into downloading fake cryptocurrency trading apps and then stealing their funds,…

The King is Dead, Long Live MyKings! (Part 1 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  MyKings is a long-standing and relentless botnet which has been active from at least 2016. Since then it has spread and extended its infrastructure so much…

US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking

Written by Tim Starks Oct 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. officials unveiled a suite of cybersecurity initiatives Wednesday, from cracking down on illicit cryptocurrency usages to increasing transparency about data…

Ransomware gang behind attacks on 100+ companies busted

Law enforcement authorities managed to seize millions in cryptocurrency and luxury vehicles owned by the ransomware gang. In an international coordinated operation, law enforcement authorities in Europe have arrested two…

Hackers exploit 2FA flaw to steal crypto from 6,000 Coinbase users

Coinbase is working to reimburse the customers for the funds they have lost and help them regain control of their accounts. Coinbase Global Inc. has sent a breach notification letter…