FIN7 hacker sentenced to five years

Written by Tonya Riley Apr 7, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Denys Iarmak, a high-level member of the criminal hacking group FIN7, was sentenced to five years in prison today by a…

Notorious hacking group FIN7 adds ransomware to its repertoire

Written by Tonya Riley Apr 4, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The long-running cybercrime group FIN7, known for breaking into payment systems and corporate networks, has been moving into ransomware operations, according…

FBI warns of hackers mailing malicious USB drives to spread ransomware

Cybercriminals are sending “decorative gift boxes” to unsuspecting businesses containing Lily Go USB flash drives that are installing ransomware on targeted devices. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has…

Alleged FIN7 scammer Denys Iarmak is set to plead guilty

Written by Jeff Stone Nov 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An alleged member of the FIN7 hacking group is set to plead guilty, admitting to a role in a criminal organization…

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…

Pentesters Wanted for Ransomware Attacks!

The Russian Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group FIN7 is trying to break into the lucrative ransomware market by creating bogus cybersecurity organizations that perform network attacks under the pretense of…

Holding the world to ransom: the top 5 most dangerous criminal organisations online right now

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Roberto Musotto, Edith Cowan University; Brianna O’Shea, Edith Cowan University, and Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog! These words…

Actionable Detections: An Analysis of ATT&CK Evaluations Data Part 2 of 2

Jamie WilliamsJun 18, 2020 · 8 min read In part 1 of this blog series, we introduced how you can break down and understand detections by security products. When analyzing…