Karakurt: Another Threat Actor Group on the Cyberthreat Landscape

Accenture’s team of researchers has identified a threat actor group dubbed Karakurt, as the group calls itself. The hacking gang was first discovered during the month of June this year.…

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Actor in Romania

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Actor in Romania European and US law enforcers have joined forces to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member who targeted firms in an IT supply chain…

Ransomware suspect arrested over attacks on 'high-profile' organisations

Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre has worked with the Romanian National Police and FBI on the arrest of a suspected ransomware affiliate who is alleged to have targeted high-profile organisations and…

Romanian ransomware suspect arrested in joint Europol, FBI operation

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A Romanian man accused of using ransomware to target “high-profile” organizations and companies was arrested Monday as part of a joint…

“Sadistic” Online Extortionist Jailed for 32 Years

“Sadistic” Online Extortionist Jailed for 32 Years An online extortionist described by police as “sadistic” and “depraved” has been jailed for 32 years following a string of horrific crimes targeting…

Next-Gen Maldocs & How to Solve the Human Vulnerability

Malicious email attachments with macros are one of the most common ways hackers get in through the door. Huntress security researcher John Hammond discusses how threat hunters can fight back.…

‘Karakurt’ Extortion Threat Emerges, But Says No to Ransomware

The threat group, first identified in June, focuses solely on data exfiltration and subsequent extortion, and has already targeted 40 victims since September. There is a new financially motivated threat…

New Yanluowang Ransomware Found to be Code-Signed, Terminates Database-Related Processes

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – New Yanluowang Ransomware Found to be Code-Signed, Terminates Database-Related Processes Ransomware We analyzed new samples of the Yanluowang ransomware. One interesting aspect of these…

Ransomware Alert! Why AV and EDR are Failing and How to Better Secure your Company

Ransomware attacks are soaring. By the end of this year, the global costs incurred by ransomware will be more than $20 billion annually – 57 times what they were in…

HelloKitty Ransomware Group Turns to DDoS Extortion Attacks

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – HelloKitty Ransomware Group Turns to DDoS Extortion Attacks The HelloKitty ransomware group, best known for breaching and stealing data from video game developer CD…