Variant of Phorpiex botnet used for cryptocurrency attacks in Ethopia, Nigeria, India and more

Check Point Research has discovered new attacks targeting cryptocurrency users in Ethiopia, Nigeria, India and 93 other countries. The cybercriminals behind the attacks are using a variant of the Phorpiex…

‘Appalling’ Riot Games Job Fraud Takes Aim at Wallets

Scammers are using fake job listings to empty the wallets of young, hopeful victims looking to break into the gaming industry. Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends, has…

Fueled by Pandemic Realities, Grinchbots Aggressively Surge in Activity

E-commerce’s proverbial Who-ville is under siege, with a rise in bots bent on ruining gift cards and snapping up coveted gifts for outrageously priced resale. The festive season is moving…

Emotet’s Behavior & Spread Are Omens of Ransomware Attacks

The botnet, which resurfaced last month on the back of TrickBot, can now directly install Cobalt Strike on infected devices, giving threat actors direct access to targets. The rapid spread…

Enter the Heimdal™ Social Media Giveaway for a Chance to Win Holiday Goodies

Happy holidays from us to you! As the gift-giving season draws near, we are very excited to announce our first time ever social media giveaway! Make sure you follow us…

Pandemic-Influenced Car Shopping: Just Use the Manufacturer API

Jason Kent, hacker-in-residence at Cequence, found a way to exploit a Toyota API to get around the hassle of car shopping in the age of supply-chain woes. The pandemic has…

‘Double-Extortion’ Ransomware Data Leaks Skyrocket 935%

Startling triple-digit growth is fueled by easy criminal access to corporate networks and RaaS tools, an analysis found. The ransomware business is booming, and feeble corporate security and a flourishing…

Decoding the Data Ocean: Security Threat Context & Natural Language Processing

Threat Post –  Threat Post –  REGISTER TODAY! Join security researchers Erick Galinkin of Rapid7 and Izzy Lazerson of IntSights, as they discuss how non-experts can supercharge threat intelligence efforts…

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…

“King of Fraud” Gets Ten Years

“King of Fraud” Gets Ten Years A Russian cyber-criminal has been sent to prison in the United States for defrauding American companies out of millions of dollars. Aleksandr Zhukov ran…