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…

Google details cookie stealer malware campaign targeting YouTubers

Google attributed the malware campaign to a group of attackers recruited via a Russian-language hacker forum. Google has disclosed details of a new campaign involving phishing attacks launched against YouTube…

What Is Conti Ransomware?

Conti ransomware is an extremely damaging malicious actor due to the speed with which encrypts data and spreads to other systems. The cyber-crime action is thought to be led by…

Macaw Locker, Evil Corp’s Latest Version Makes New Victims

In order to avoid US sanctions that avert victims from paying ransom demands, Evil Corp threat actor has released a new ransomware dubbed Macaw Locker. About Evil Corp Also known as the…

22% of Brits Received Proof of Vaccination Phishing Email in Past Six Months

22% of Brits Received Proof of Vaccination Phishing Email in Past Six Months Nearly a quarter (22%) of Brits have received phishing emails asking them to download their ‘proof of…

Over 80% of Brits Deluged with Scam Calls and Texts

Over 80% of Brits Deluged with Scam Calls and Texts Some 45 million Brits received fraudulent phone calls and texts over the summer, according to new data from Ofcom. The UK’s…

My Health Record imaging services security failed ADHA password standards

My Health Record system’s physical and information security measures used to access the My Health Record system for pathology and diagnostic imaging services did not meet the ADHA’s recommended standard…

India Releases Cybersecurity Guidelines for Power Sector

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – The Indian Government’s Power Ministry and the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) recently released cybersecurity guidelines to enhance the power sector’s cybersecurity readiness. It is…

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. …

DOJ Sues Robocaller to Pay Massive Fine

DOJ Sues Robocaller to Pay Massive Fine The United States' Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking to recover a financial penalty of nearly $10m that was imposed on a man…