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…

Relentless Log4j Attacks Include State Actors, Possible Worm

More than 1.8 million attacks, against half of all corporate networks, have already launched to exploit Log4Shell. Call it a “logjam” of threats: Attackers including nation-state actors have already targeted…

How to Buy Precious Patching Time as Log4j Exploits Fly

Podcast: Cybereason shares details about its vaccine: a fast shot in the arm released within hours of the Apache Log4j zero-day horror show being disclosed. Sure, Apache got a patch…

Log4j flaw: Nearly half of corporate networks have been targeted by attackers trying to use this vulnerability

The number of attacks aiming to take advantage of the recently disclosed security flaw in the Log4j2 Java logging library continues to grow. The vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) was publicly disclosed on…

Log4Shell Is Spawning Even Nastier Mutations

Threat Post – Threat Post – The cybersecurity Hiroshima of the year – the Apache Log4j logging library exploit – has spun off 60 bigger mutations in less than a…

Log4j flaw: Attackers are making thousands of attempts to exploit this severe vulnerability

Cyber attackers are making over a hundred attempts to exploit a critical security vulnerability in Java logging library Apache Log4j every minute, security researchers have warned. The Log4j flaw (also…

“Worst-Case Scenario” Log4j Exploit Travels the Globe

“Worst-Case Scenario” Log4j Exploit Travels the Globe Security teams across the globe have been scrambling to address a dangerous new zero-day vulnerability in a popular Apache logging system currently being…

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…

Emotet's comeback is getting a boost from fellow botnet TrickBot

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The resurgence of botnet Emotet after a law enforcement takedown earlier this year is getting a boost from fellow crime group…

Hackers pretending to be Iranian govt use SMS messages to steal credit card info, create botnet

Security company Check Point Research has uncovered a hacking campaign that involves cyberattackers impersonating Iranian government bodies to infect the mobile devices of Iranian citizens through SMS messages.  The SMS…