Two alleged Lapsus$ teens appear in London court

Written by AJ Vicens Apr 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Two of the teenagers arrested last week for their alleged role in the Lapsus$ cyber extortion group appeared in a London…

Microsoft investigating hacking group's claims of successful breach

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A cybercrime group that’s been targeting a string of high-profile victims with data theft, extortion and website defacements over the last…

South Africa credit bureau breached, data reportedly held for $15 million ransom

Written by Joe Warminsky Mar 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP One of the top credit bureaus in South Africa has suffered a data breach, and the hackers are demanding about $15…

Dark Overlord collaborator gets 3 years in prison for buying and selling stolen identities

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 26, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An associate of the Dark Overlord hacking group has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in possessing…

NSW government casual recruiter suffers ransomware hit

IT recruitment firm Finite Recruitment has confirmed it experienced a cyber incident in October, which resulted in a “small subset” of the company’s data being downloaded and published on the…

Variant of Phorpiex botnet used for cryptocurrency attacks in Ethopia, Nigeria, India and more

Check Point Research has discovered new attacks targeting cryptocurrency users in Ethiopia, Nigeria, India and 93 other countries. The cybercriminals behind the attacks are using a variant of the Phorpiex…

Ransomware in 2022: We're all screwed

Ransomware is now a primary threat for businesses, and with the past year or so considered the “golden era” for operators, cybersecurity experts believe this criminal enterprise will reach new…

Oregon medical group notifies 750,000 patients of breach, says FBI seized accounts from HelloKitty ransomware

The Oregon Anesthesiology Group (OAG) said it suffered a ransomware attack in July that led to the breach of sensitive employee and patient information. The breach involves the information of…

Volatile and Adaptable: Tracking the Movements of Modern Ransomware

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Volatile and Adaptable: Tracking the Movements of Modern Ransomware Ransomware Trend Micro’s tracking of modern ransomware, as well as of older families, shows which…

Romanian arrested for ransomware attack and data theft

Europol has confirmed arresting a Romanian national for targeting an IT firm in the country. The U.S. and European law enforcement authorities collaborated to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member…