What to Know About Anti-Malware Solutions for 2022

Anti-malware software is something that can save your business from total financial destruction and save its reputation.  Anti-malware software can be the deciding factor in whether your business survives in…

Nation-state hackers aim to exploit Log4j software flaw, Microsoft warns

Written by AJ Vicens and Tim Starks Dec 15, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers associated with the governments of China, Iran, North Korea and Turkey have been trying to find ways…

Technical Advisory: Zero-day critical vulnerability in Log4j2 exploited in the wild

On December 9, 2021, Apache disclosed CVE-2021-44228, a remote code execution vulnerability – assigned with a severity of 10 (the highest possible risk score). The source of the vulnerability is Log4j,…

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes Around 2000 public and private sector experts joined forces this week at a virtual conference designed to promote information sharing in the…

Fueled by Pandemic Realities, Grinchbots Aggressively Surge in Activity

E-commerce’s proverbial Who-ville is under siege, with a rise in bots bent on ruining gift cards and snapping up coveted gifts for outrageously priced resale. The festive season is moving…

Google announces lawsuit and action against blockchain botnet Glupteba

Google announced this morning that it disrupted the command and control infrastructure of Russia-based Glupteba, a blockchain-backed botnet being used to target Windows machines.  Google vice president of security Royal…

Treasury Crypto Security Sanction Blocks Exchange Favored by Ransomware Actors

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Treasury Crypto Security Sanction Blocks Exchange Favored by Ransomware Actors The U.S. government sanctioned the cryptocurrency exchange SUEX for moving money for ransomware actors.…

Heimdal™ Black Friday E-Fraud Study Reveals Upsurge in Cryptomining Domains

In studying the dynamics of e-fraud in relation to commercial holidays, Heimdal™ Security has discovered that e-fraud activity shows a steady increase, especially in the cryptomining area. Per the study,…

Cybercriminals Target Alibaba Cloud for Cryptomining, Malware

Malicious groups disable features in Alibaba Cloud ECS instances for Monero cryptojacking, according to Trend Micro researchers. Cybercriminals are targeting Alibaba Elastic Computing Service (ECS) instances, disabling certain security features…

Ransomware Soars 148% to Record-Breaking Levels in 2021

Ransomware Soars 148% to Record-Breaking Levels in 2021 The volume of ransomware attacks over the first three quarters of 2021 reached 470 million, a 148% increase on the same period…