These ransomware criminals lost millions of dollars in payments when researchers secretly found mistakes in their code

A major ransomware operation was prevented from making millions of dollars after cybersecurity researchers discovered a flaw in the ransomware that enabled encrypted files to be recovered without paying a ransom to…

Countries Ranked According to Online Risks

Countries Ranked According to Online Risks The considerable variation in risks faced by internet users worldwide has been laid bare by a new study by anti-fraud vendor SEON. Combining data from five cybersecurity…

REvil ransomware gang goes dark after its Tor sites are hacked

In July 2021 the REvil ransomware group vanished due to mounting US pressure after the Kaseya attack. However, the group was back in September 2021 by carrying out extortion-based DDoS…

How to Stay Safe from BlackMatter Ransomware Attacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) all provide data that can assist companies in defending against and…

TA505 Gang Is Back With Newly Polished FlawedGrace RAT

TA505 – cybercrime trailblazers with ever-evolving TTPs – have returned to mass-volume email attacks, flashing retooled malware and exotic scripting languages. The TA505 cybercrime group is whirring its financial rip-off…

Senior Officials Join the U.S. in an Anti-Ransomware Initiative

Following the last week’s White House National Security Council’s virtual meetings on the Counter-Ransomware Initiative event, senior officials from the U.E. and 31 countries have issued a joint statement where…

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…

Olympus Investigates Potential Cyber-attack

Olympus Investigates Potential Cyber-attack Olympus has launched an investigation after detecting a potential cybersecurity incident in part of its IT system.  The Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products said that…

More than 30 countries outline efforts to stop ransomware after White House virtual summit

The countries involved in the two-day ransomware summit led by the US have released a joint statement pledging to make systems more resilient against attack and outlining measures that will…

Explosive New MirrorBlast Campaign Targets Financial Companies

Key Points:  Morphisec Labs tracked a new MirrorBlast campaign targeting financial services organizations  MirrorBlast is delivered via a phishing email that contains malicious links which download a weaponized Excel document…