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…

REvil Servers Shoved Offline by Governments – But They’ll Be Back, Researchers Say

A multi-country effort has given ransomware gang REvil a taste of its own medicine by pwning its backups and pushing its leak site and Tor payment site offline. The REvil…

WinRAR vulnerability allowed attackers to remotely hijack systems

The vulnerability in WinRAR trialware could be abused by a remote attacker for executing arbitrary code on any system thus, getting an opportunity to launch a range of attacks. According…

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…

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…

Multiple governments involved in coordinated takedown of REvil ransomware group: Reuters

Cybersecurity experts have told Reuters that law enforcement officials from multiple countries were involved in the disruption of the REvil ransomware gang, which went dark for the second time on…

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…

72% of Organizations Experienced a DNS Attack in the Last Year

72% of Organizations Experienced a DNS Attack in the Last Year Nearly three-quarters (72%) of organizations have suffered a domain name system (DNS) attack in the last 12 months, according…

The United States Government Will Ban the Reselling of Potentially Hacking Tools to Authoritarian Regimes

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) supports the US national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives by maintaining an effective export control and treaty compliance system and encouraging continuing…

US to Ban Export of Hacking Tools to Authoritarian States

US to Ban Export of Hacking Tools to Authoritarian States The US government has issued new rules designed to prevent the export of hacking and surveillance tools to regimes guilty…