Cobalt Strike Is Being Installed by Emotet for Faster Attacks

Emotet belongs to the malware strain known as banking Trojans, and it primarily spreads through malspam. The messages used by Emotet often contain familiar branding, mimicking the email format of well-known…

All You Need to Know About the New Zero-Day Found in the Log4j Java Library

Log4j 2 is a Java logging library that is open source and extensively used in a variety of software applications and services throughout the world. The flaw gives threat actors…

Emotet Is Dropping Cobalt Strike

Emotet is a virus infection that is propagated by spam email attachments that contain malicious Word or Excel documents. These documents utilize macros to download and install the Emotet Trojan…

Malvertising attack distributes malicious Chrome extensions, backdoors

Researchers believe that the campaign has been active since 2018, and since then, the malware has been under development constantly. Cisco Talos researchers have identified malvertising campaigns using fake installers…

Hackers are turning to this simple technique to install their malware on PCs

Nation state-backed hacking groups are exploiting a simple but effective new technique to power phishing campaigns for spreading malware and stealing information that’s of interest to their governments.  Cybersecurity researchers at Proofpoint say…

Widespread ‘Smishing’ Campaign Defrauds Iranian Android Users

Attackers use socially engineered SMS messages and malware to compromise tens of thousands of devices and drain user bank accounts. Attackers are impersonating the Iranian government in a widespread SMS…

Ransomware gang targeting schools, hospitals reinvents itself to avoid scrutiny

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 29, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An under-the-radar ransomware group that’s been attacking schools, hospitals and other critical infrastructure has tried to cover its tracks by rebranding,…

Reply-Chain Email Cyberattacks Hit Ikea’s Email Systems

Hackers are making use of stolen reply-chain emails in a wave of phishing attacks targeting Ikea’s employees. Reply-Chain Email Cyberattacks Targeting Ikea According to BleepingComputer publication, the company has started…

JavaScript Loader RATDispenser Infects Windows PCs with RATs

RATDispenser, a novel secretive JavaScript loader, is being employed in phishing campaigns to infect devices with a range of Remote Access Trojans (RATs). The new loader quickly formed distribution agreements…

Malicious JavaScript Loader is a Multi-RAT Dispenser

Malicious JavaScript Loader is a Multi-RAT Dispenser Researchers are warning of a new JavaScript loader being used to distribute eight Remote Access Trojans (RATs) in information-stealing campaigns. A team at…