REvil/Sodinokibi Ransomware: Origin, Victims, Prevention Strategies

This post is also available in: Danish Cyberattacks have become a part of our reality, but have you ever wondered what might happen if your company gets targeted? You probably…

DOJ gives Russian national two-year sentence for work shielding Kelihos malware and other ransomware

The Department of Justice sentenced 41-year-old Oleg Koshkin to two years in prison for his work in helping to “conceal” the Kelihos malware and other ransomwares from antivirus software. He…

Malicious npm Code Packages Built for Hijacking Discord Servers

The lurking code-bombs lift Discord tokens from users of any applications that pulled the packages into their code bases. A series of malicious packages in the Node.js package manager (npm)…

QNAP NAS Devices Targeted Now by Another Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Yesterday, QNAP (Quality Network Appliance Provider), the provider of solutions in fields like hardware design, in-house manufacturing, or software development having its focus on video innovation, storage, and networking, published…

Canadian indicted for launching ransomware attacks on orgs in US, Canada

The FBI and Justice Department unsealed indictments today leveling a number of charges against 31-year-old Canadian Matthew Philbert for his alleged involvement in several ransomware attacks.  Officials from the Ontario…

Google announces lawsuit and action against blockchain botnet Glupteba

Google announced this morning that it disrupted the command and control infrastructure of Russia-based Glupteba, a blockchain-backed botnet being used to target Windows machines.  Google vice president of security Royal…

Google Takes Down Glupteba Botnet; Files Lawsuit Against Operators

The malware’s unique blockchain-enabled backup C2 scheme makes it difficult to eliminate completely. Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has disrupted the blockchain-enabled botnet known as Glupteba, which is made up…

Cuba Ransomware Nets Nearly $50m

Cuba Ransomware Nets Nearly $50m The threat actors behind the Cuba ransomware variant have already amassed $44m through targeting of at least 49 victims, according to the FBI. The bureau’s…

BitMart Exchange hacked as hackers steal $150 million

BitMart Exchange has confirmed that the security breach involves one of its ETH hot wallets and one of BSC hot wallets. BitMart Exchange, a cryptocurrency trading platform has suffered a…

Ex Ubiquiti Developer Arrested for Data Theft

Ex Ubiquiti Developer Arrested for Data Theft A man from Oregon has been charged with stealing confidential data from his employer and secretly extorting the company for a $2m ransom while purporting…