Hackers steal more than $600M from Ronin blockchain used to play Axie Infinity

Written by Suzanne Smalley Mar 29, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The cryptocurrency used to play the Pokémon-inspired blockchain game Axie Infinity was the target of a March 23 crypto heist of…

Microsoft investigating hacking group's claims of successful breach

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A cybercrime group that’s been targeting a string of high-profile victims with data theft, extortion and website defacements over the last…

New details emerge on prolific Conti-linked cybercrime group

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 17, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP In early September, researchers with Google’s Threat Analysis Group started tracking a financially motivated hacking group exploiting a since-patched Microsoft vulnerability…

Top Ukrainian cyber official praises volunteer hacks on Russian targets, offers updates

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Ukrainian government’s cyber efforts are focused on defense, not offense, a top official said Tuesday, but leaders are “grateful” for…

Iranian State Hackers Are Attacking ISPs and Telcos

‘Lyceum’ has been active since 2017 and is also known as Hexane, Siamesekitten, or Spirlin. The advanced persistent threat (APT) organization has previously been connected to attacks on Middle Eastern…

Spyware providers are flocking to international arms fairs to sell to NATO foes

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP European and Middle Eastern spyware and surveillance firms are marketing intrusion software to adversaries of the U.S., its intelligence allies and…

The United States Government Will Ban the Reselling of Potentially Hacking Tools to Authoritarian Regimes

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) supports the US national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives by maintaining an effective export control and treaty compliance system and encouraging continuing…

False Government Websites Steal Private Financial Data, FBI warns

A warning comes from the FBI announcing that cybercriminals use new methods to collect financial data and personal information, making use of false websites posing as government platforms. Their goal…

Malware Developers Are Working on Tricking Windows Validation

The researchers from Google were the ones that spotted the malware developers creating malformed code signatures. The signatures created are likely to be seen as valid in Windows in order…

Hackers Are Scanning for the Vulnerability Found in Vmware

The malicious actors are going after the CVE-2021-22005 that is unpatched against a critical arbitrary file upload vulnerability. This vulnerability that was recently patched could lead to remote code execution, as…