US Imprisons Bulletproof Hosting Providers

US Imprisons Bulletproof Hosting Providers Two men from Eastern Europe have been imprisoned in the United States for helping cyber-criminals carry out cyber-attacks against individuals and financial institutions in America. …

Gigabyte Allegedly Hit by AvosLocker Ransomware

If AvosLocker stole Gigabyte’s master keys, threat actors could force hardware to download fake drivers or BIOS updates in a supply-chain attack a la SolarWinds. The AvosLocker ransomware gang is…

US judge sentences duo for roles in running bulletproof hosting service

A US judge has sentenced two Eastern European men for operating a bulletproof hosting service leveraged by cybercriminals to deploy malware. On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said…

Black market traders cash in on fake COVID-19 vaccination records

Researchers have uncovered a lively trade online in the sale of fake vaccination records and passports.  COVID-19 prompted panic buying and price hikes for basic necessities worldwide when the pandemic…

A Well-Known Bug Bounty Platform Wants Zero-day Exploits for Windows VPN Clients

Zerodium is a premium bug bounty platform created by cybersecurity specialists with zero-day exploit and vulnerability research experience. The goal of Zerodium is to gather together independent security researchers to…

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…

Senior Officials Join the U.S. in an Anti-Ransomware Initiative

Following the last week’s White House National Security Council’s virtual meetings on the Counter-Ransomware Initiative event, senior officials from the U.E. and 31 countries have issued a joint statement where…

REvil Ransomware’s Tor Sites Were Hijacked

REvil/Sodinokibi is highly evasive and upgraded ransomware, which uses a special social engineering move, as the ones who spread it will threaten to double the ransom if not paid within…

Europol Warns of Major EU Recovery Fund Fraud

Europol Warns of Major EU Recovery Fund Fraud European police have announced a major operation designed to tackle a wave of anticipated fraud linked to the disbursement of the EU’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…