Diavol Ransomware Appears to Have Connections with TrickBot

TrickBot is a distant descendent of the ZeuS banking Trojan, which first appeared in 2005, although it is most commonly associated with Dyre or Dyreza, which went down in 2015.…

Photography site Shutterfly is dealing with a ransomware attack

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 27, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP American photography company Shutterfly has experienced a ransomware attack on parts of its networks, the company confirmed in a statement late…

Conti Ransomware Group Exploiting Log4j Vulnerability

According to researchers, numerous Conti ransomware group members are trying to exploit the Log4j flaw as an initial attack vector. Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) security firm has discovered that the Conti…

DHS issues emergency directive ordering all federal civilian agencies to address Log4j flaw

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 17, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. cyber officials issued an emergency directive Friday giving all federal civilian agencies until Dec. 23 to assess their internet-facing networks…

NSW government casual recruiter suffers ransomware hit

IT recruitment firm Finite Recruitment has confirmed it experienced a cyber incident in October, which resulted in a “small subset” of the company’s data being downloaded and published on the…

Meta removes accounts of spyware company Cytrox after Citizen Lab report on gov't hacks

Citizen Lab has released a new report highlighting widespread government use of the “Predator” spyware from North Macedonian developer Cytrox. Researchers found that Predator was used to attack two people…

New Jersey Cancer Care Providers Settle Data Breach Claim

New Jersey Cancer Care Providers Settle Data Breach Claim A trio of healthcare providers in New Jersey has agreed to pay $425,000 and adopt new security measures to settle a…

‘Tropic Trooper’ Reemerges to Target Transportation Outfits

Analysts warn that the attack group, now known as ‘Earth Centaur,’ is honing its attacks to go after transportation and government agencies. They’ve been an active threat group since 2011,…

‘PseudoManuscrypt’ Mass Spyware Campaign Targets 35K Systems

It’s similar to Lazarus’s Manuscrypt malware, but the new spyware is splattering itself onto government organizations and ICS in a non-Lazarus-like, untargeted wave of attacks. Researchers have tracked new spyware…

6 life-changing tech habits you need in 2022

This is the year you’re going to go to the gym three times a week, and you’re going to get organized, and you’re going to live life to its fullest,…