Crypto-mining Malware Targets Huawei Cloud

Cloud service providers, like, for instance, Huawei Cloud, are now targeted by some new variant of a past crypto-mining malware. This is Linux-based and its initial version started its activities…

The King is Dead, Long Live MyKings! (Part 1 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  MyKings is a long-standing and relentless botnet which has been active from at least 2016. Since then it has spread and extended its infrastructure so much…

Euro Police Disrupt $17m Fake Investment Scheme

Euro Police Disrupt $17m Fake Investment Scheme European police have disrupted a significant financial crime organization said to have made at least €15m ($17m) by tricking investors. Between May 2019…

Couple Arrested Over Sale of Nuclear Secrets

Couple Arrested Over Sale of Nuclear Secrets A married couple from Maryland has been arrested on suspicion of selling secret information about the design of nuclear-powered warships.  Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, both…

Couple sold nuclear warship data hidden in peanut butter sandwich, bubble gum pack

The former Navy Nuclear engineer and his wife used a bubble gum package and peanut butter sandwich to hide SD card with sensitive data and sell it to undercover FBI…

More and More Companies Are Getting Hit with Ransomware

The increasing frequency and size of ransomware attacks are becoming a huge concern for thousands of organizations globally. All over the world, threat actors take advantage of security vulnerabilities and…

Vidar Stealer Returns and Has a New Target: Mastodon

Vidar stealer is back and has a new target: this time, the Mastodon social media network is being abused in a fresh malicious campaign. The goal is C2 configuration achievement…

Microsoft: Russia Dominates State-Sponsored Attacks

Microsoft: Russia Dominates State-Sponsored Attacks Russia accounted for the majority of state-sponsored attacks over the past year, with the SolarWinds attackers dominating threat activity, according to Microsoft data. The firm’s Digital…

US Creates National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team

US Creates National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has formed a new task force to oversee complex investigations and prosecutions of criminal misuses of crypto-currency.…

Emergent ransomware gang FIN12 strikes hospitals, moves quickly against big targets

Written by Tim Starks Oct 7, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A Russian-speaking ransomware gang in recent months has aggressively targeted North American organizations with more than $300 million in revenue, with a…