Notorious Russian ransomware gang Evil Corp. reportedly hit Sinclair Broadcast Group

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Evil Corp., one of the most notorious and prolific Russian cybercrime groups in recent years with a leader who has been…

Hackers are disguising their malicious JavaScript code with a hard-to-beat trick

Over 25% of malicious JavaScript code is obfuscated by so-called ‘packers’, a software packaging method that has given attackers a way of evading signature-based detection, according to security and content…

Supply chain attacks are the hacker's new favourite weapon. And the threat is getting bigger

Compromising a business supply chain is a key goal for cyber attackers, because by gaining access to a company that provides software or services to many other companies, it’s possible…

Customer services firm Atento hit by cyberattack

Business process outsourcing (BPO) and customer relationship management multinational Atento has been hit by a cyberattack, with the greatest impact seen in Brazil, its largest operation in Latin America. The…

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…

Lyceum APT Returns, This Time Targeting Tunisian Firms

The APT, which targets Middle-Eastern energy firms & telecoms, has been relatively quiet since its exposure but not entirely silent. It’s kept up attacks through 2021 and is working on…

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…

Ransomware Attacks Go On with One More Hit: Sinclair TV Stations Targeted

Sinclaire TV Stations known as Sinclair Broadcast Group published a press release yesterday where they announced the company being hit by a ransomware attack. It happened during the weekend, as…

Twitter accounts linked to cyberattacks against security researchers suspended

Twitter has suspended accounts belonging to a North Korean hacking group targeting security researchers.  The social media accounts, @lagal1990 and @shiftrows13, were suspended this month after “posing as security researchers,”…

Time to Build Accountability Back into Cybersecurity

Chris Hass, director of information security and research at Automox, discusses how to assign security responsibility, punishment for poor cyber-hygiene and IDing ‘security champions’ to help small businesses. In the…