Research points to a Chinese hacking effort targeting a Russian border unit

Written by AJ Vicens Apr 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Chinese government hacking group seen targeting European governments and non-governmental organizations in early March may have also been going after…

Russian, Chinese, Belarusian hackers increasingly using Ukraine-themed lures in attacks, Google observes

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 30, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Within the last two weeks, a Russia-based hacking group has targeted several U.S. nongovernmental organizations and think tanks, the military of…

Against backdrop of Russian-Ukraine war, researchers witness flurry of nation-aligned hacking

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers believed to be associated with the governments of Russia, Belarus and China are targeting Ukraine, Poland and European governments, researchers…

Palestinian hacking group evolving with new malware, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A Palestinian-aligned hacking group has targeted Middle Eastern governments, foreign policy think tanks and a state-affiliated airline with a new malware…

Squid Game Used as Lure for Malware Campaigns, Phishing Attacks

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Squid Game Used as Lure for Malware Campaigns, Phishing Attacks Digital attackers are using Netflix’s popular series “Squid Game” as a lure for their…

French Users and Orgs Targeted by TinyNuke Info-Stealing Malware

According to security researchers, the TinyNuke banking malware (also known as Nukebot) has resurfaced in a new operation exclusively targeting French users and organizations with invoice-themed email lures. The targets…

Hackers using concern about Omicron strain of COVID-19 to attack US universities

Researchers with cybersecurity firm Proofpoint have discovered a new phishing attack leveraging concern about the spread of the Omicron strain of COVID-19 to steal credentials and gain access to accounts…

Omicron Scam Targets Universities

Omicron Scam Targets Universities Dozens of universities are being hit with a coordinated cyber-attack that uses news of the Omicron variant as a lure to steal login credentials. Evidence of…

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…

81% of UK Retailers Leaving Customers at Risk of Email Fraud Ahead of #BlackFriday

81% of UK Retailers Leaving Customers at Risk of Email Fraud Ahead of #BlackFriday More than four-fifths (81%) of UK retailers are putting their customers at risk of email fraud…