US Imprisons Bulletproof Hosting Providers

US Imprisons Bulletproof Hosting Providers Two men from Eastern Europe have been imprisoned in the United States for helping cyber-criminals carry out cyber-attacks against individuals and financial institutions in America. …

C2 Communication Is Enabled via WebSockets in a Fresh PurpleFox Botnet Version

PurpleFox botnet, the well-known Dirty Moe, goes on and develops more vulnerability exploits and payloads. The fresh news on this botnet shows how this time it establishes C2 communication via…

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Against Russia Have Tripled

Distributed Denial of Service, otherwise known as DDoS attacks are online attacks in which legitimate users are prevented from accessing their target online location. The attack happens by flooding the…

US judge sentences duo for roles in running bulletproof hosting service

A US judge has sentenced two Eastern European men for operating a bulletproof hosting service leveraged by cybercriminals to deploy malware. On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said…

PurpleFox Adds New Backdoor That Uses WebSockets

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – PurpleFox Adds New Backdoor That Uses WebSockets Cyber Threats In September 2021, the Trend Micro Managed XDR (MDR) team looked into suspicious activity related…

TrickBot Gang Enters Cybercrime Elite with Fresh Affiliates

The group – which also created BazarLoader and the Conti ransomware – has juiced its distribution tactics to threaten enterprises more than ever. The cybercriminals behind the infamous TrickBot trojan…

The Complete Guide to IoT Security and What Every Business Owner Needs to Know

We might feel that technology plays an enormous role in our lives, always with our eyes on our phones or turning on the TV right after we got home –…

This 'relentless' malware botnet has made millions with a surprisingly simple trick

The long-running botnet known as MyKings is still in business and has raked in at least $24.7 million by using its network of compromised computers to mine for cryptocurrencies.  MyKings,…

How to Use IP Geolocation in Threat Intelligence and Cybersecurity

Hacks, leaks, and phishing scams happen so often that they hardly register as news anymore. Just last week, Google warned of a phishing scam perpetrated by Fancy Bear, a hacking…

FBI, CISA warn water facility operators of ongoing malicious cyber activity

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Ransomware attackers are continuing to target water and wastewater facilities, U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials warned in a new bulletin…