Indian APT exposes its Modus Operandi by infecting their own devices

The IT security researchers at Malwarebytes have published a report revealing details of an ironic incident involving Patchwork APT, an Indian threat actor who exposed their entire operation after infecting…

Meta takes down 7 hacking-for-hire operations that targeted 50,000 users

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Meta removed seven “surveillance-for-hire” organizations that used Facebook to target at least 50,000 individuals across 100 countries for surveillance operations, some…

‘PseudoManuscrypt’ Mass Spyware Campaign Targets 35K Systems

It’s similar to Lazarus’s Manuscrypt malware, but the new spyware is splattering itself onto government organizations and ICS in a non-Lazarus-like, untargeted wave of attacks. Researchers have tracked new spyware…

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…

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…

Virginia legislative agencies and commissions hit with ransomware attack

A ransomware attack has hit agencies and commissions within the Virginia legislature, according to a statement from the governor’s office to the Associated Press.  Alena Yarmosky, spokesperson for Virginia Governor…

Indian PM Modi’s Twitter Account HACKED for Bitcoin scam

This was the second time that a Twitter account linked to PM Modi got compromised for a Bitcoin-related scam. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official Twitter handle (@narendramodi) got briefly…

Hackers Target India’s Prime Minister

Hackers Target India’s Prime Minister The personal Twitter account of India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, has been attacked by cyber-criminals. Hackers compromised the leader's social media account in the early hours of…

Businesses fear rise of third-party attacks, as ransomware impact grows

The majority of global businesses believe supply chain attacks can become a major threat within the next three years, with 45% experiencing at least one such attack in the last…

Google announces lawsuit and action against blockchain botnet Glupteba

Google announced this morning that it disrupted the command and control infrastructure of Russia-based Glupteba, a blockchain-backed botnet being used to target Windows machines.  Google vice president of security Royal…