What Is Conti Ransomware?

Conti ransomware is an extremely damaging malicious actor due to the speed with which encrypts data and spreads to other systems. The cyber-crime action is thought to be led by…

U.S. Ban on Sales of Cyberattack Tools Is Anemic, Experts Warn

Meanwhile, Zerodium’s quest to buy VPN exploits is problematic, researchers said. The launch of a standing offer to pay for Windows virtual private network (VPN) software zero-day exploits came to…

TA551 Shifts Tactics to Install Sliver Red-Teaming Tool

A new email campaign from the threat group uses the attack-simulation framework in a likely leadup to ransomware deployment. The criminal threat group known as TA551 has added the Sliver…

Why is Cybersecurity Failing Against Ransomware?

Hardly a week goes by without another major company falling victim to a ransomware attack. Nate Warfield, CTO at Prevailion, discusses the immense challenges in changing that status quo. Yes,…

Fresh APT Harvester Reaps Telco, Government Data

The group is likely nation-state-backed and is mounting an ongoing spy campaign using custom malware and stealthy tactics. A previously unseen advanced persistent threat (APT) group dubbed Harvester by researchers…

Harvester Malicious Group Is Going After Telcos

Researchers noticed a previously unknown state-sponsored actor that seems to be using a unique combination of tools in cyberattacks against South Asian telecommunications providers and IT corporations. The cybercrime group’s…

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…

Banco Pichincha Impacted by a Cyberattack

Banco Pichincha, the largest private bank in Ecuador, by capitalization and by the number of depositors, has been hit by a cyberattack that has disrupted its activity and taken the…

New APT ChamelGang Targets Russian Energy, Aviation Orgs

First appearing in March, the group has been leveraging ProxyShell against targets in 10 countries and employs a variety of malware to steal data from compromised networks. A new APT…

FormBook Adds Latest Office 365 0-Day Vulnerability (CVE-2021-40444) to Its Arsenal

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – FormBook Adds Latest Office 365 0-Day Vulnerability CVE-2021-40444 to Its Arsenal Exploits & Vulnerabilities Trend Micro detected a new campaign using a recent version…