FIN7 Lures Unwitting Security Pros to Carry Out Ransomware Attacks

The infamous Carbanak operator is moving is looking to juice its ransomware game by recruiting IT staff to its fake Bastion Secure ‘pen-testing’ company. The financially motivated cybercrime gang behind…

Ransomware: Looking for weaknesses in your own network is key to stopping attacks

Ransomware is a major cybersecurity threat to organisations around the world, but it’s possible to reduce the impact of an attack if you have a thorough understanding of your own…

All You Need to Know About DNS Spoofing to Keep Your Organization Safe

This post is also available in: Danish The DNS in and of itself has never been secure. Being created in the 1980s when the Internet was a complete novelty, protection…

U.S. Ban on Sales of Cyberattack Tools Is Anemic, Experts Warn

Meanwhile, Zerodium’s quest to buy VPN exploits is problematic, researchers said. The launch of a standing offer to pay for Windows virtual private network (VPN) software zero-day exploits came to…

US rolls out new rules governing export of hacking, cyberdefense tools

The US Commerce Department has released new rules designed to stop companies from selling hacking tools to China, Russia and other countries that may use them for nefarious purposes. The…

C2 Communication Is Enabled via WebSockets in a Fresh PurpleFox Botnet Version

PurpleFox botnet, the well-known Dirty Moe, goes on and develops more vulnerability exploits and payloads. The fresh news on this botnet shows how this time it establishes C2 communication via…

Hacker Exploits an Old Microsoft Office Vulnerability to Deliver RATs

Cybersecurity researchers have recently come across an unknown threat actor conducting a crimeware operation in which it attacks organizations in India and Afghanistan using political and government-themed malicious domains. As…

Russian Cyber-criminals Switch to Cloud

Russian Cyber-criminals Switch to Cloud Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky today released research on Russian-speaking cyber-criminal activity and how it has changed over the past six years. The study by Kaspersky’s Computer Incident Investigation Department found…

VPN Exposes Data for 1M Users, Leading to Researcher Questioning

Experts warn that virtual private networks are increasingly vulnerable to leaks and attack. Free virtual private network (VPN) service Quickfox, which provides access to Chinese websites from outside the country,…

Hacker steals govt database with info of entire Argentine population

Reportedly, the database also contains personal information of Argentinian President Alberto Fernández, football superstars Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi. After the infamous La Gorra Leaks in 2017 and the exposure…