DOJ, international law enforcement disrupt massive RSOCKS botnet

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 17, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An international operation involving the U.S. Department of Justice alongside law enforcement officials in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom…

FBI cybercrime seizure takes down one-time Ukraine IT Army collaborator

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP On May 31, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had seized a trio of domains as part of an…

Ransomware spree hitting European oil, transport companies

Written by Tim Starks Feb 4, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP European oil and transportation services have spent all week under attack by ransomware. The latest victim, aviation services company Swissport, announced…

Log4j flaw: Now state-backed hackers are using bug as part of attacks, warns Microsoft

State-sponsored hackers from China, Iran, North Korea and Turkey have started testing, exploiting and using the Log4j bug to deploy malware, including ransomware, according to Microsoft.    As predicted by…

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…

Second Log4j vulnerability discovered, patch already released

more coverage A second vulnerability involving Apache Log4j was found on Tuesday after cybersecurity experts spent days attempting to patch or mitigate CVE-2021-44228.  The description of the new vulnerability, CVE 2021-45046, says…

Just 3% of UK Firms Escaped a Supply Chain Breach in 2021

Just 3% of UK Firms Escaped a Supply Chain Breach in 2021 Some 97% of UK organizations suffered a supply chain breach over the past year, up from 82% in…

‘Printjack’ Printer Attacks Pose a Serious Threat, Researchers Warn

A group of Italian cybersecurity researchers has put together a set of three attacks known as ‘Printjack,’ alerting people of the serious risks of trusting their printer too much. According…

Mozilla ends support for Firefox Lockwise password management app, strands iOS users

Farewell, sweet prince. Image: Mozilla Mozilla has emailed its Lockwise users to inform them that on December 13, it will be ending support for its Lockwise password management app. Lockwise…

Emotet is Rebuilding its Botnet

Emotet is Rebuilding its Botnet Cybersecurity professionals are unsurprised by the apparent return of Emotet malware.  First discovered as a banking trojan in 2014, the malware evolved into a powerful…