Why Payroll Is The Next Company Security Battleground?

Payroll is one of the most appealing targets for cybercriminals, involving as it does the large transfer of money between institutions whilst being susceptible to hacking due to outdated technology…

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…

Karakurt: Another Threat Actor Group on the Cyberthreat Landscape

Accenture’s team of researchers has identified a threat actor group dubbed Karakurt, as the group calls itself. The hacking gang was first discovered during the month of June this year.…

Google Files Lawsuit Against Blockchain Botnet Operators

Google Files Lawsuit Against Blockchain Botnet Operators Google has filed what it claims to be the first ever lawsuit against a blockchain-based botnet, in a bid to ramp-up the pressure…

Ramping Up Malware Hunting with Heimdal™

In one of my previous articles, I discussed AI and its critical role in today’s – and tomorrow’s – world, particularly in terms of cybersecurity. I’m certain that AI (and…

The Justice Department is ramping up its crackdown on money mules

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. law enforcement recovered nearly $3.7 million in fraud proceeds and charged more than 30 individuals for their alleged involvement in…

Finland Faces Blizzard of FluBot-Spreading Text Messages

Millions of texts leading to the Flubot spyware/banking trojan are targeting everyone who uses Androids in the country, in an “exceptional” attack. The Flubot banking trojan is blanketing Finland, spreading…

Microsoft MSHTML flaw exploited in Gmail and Instagram phishing scam

The attacks started in July 2021 in which threat actors exploited Microsoft MSHTML vulnerability to target overseas Iranians. SafeBreach Labs researchers discovered a new Iranian threat actor trying to steal…

A Microsoft MSHTML Exploited By Hackers

It seems that a newly found Iranian threat actor is stealing Google and Instagram credentials from Farsi-speaking targets all around the world employing a new PowerShell-based stealer named PowerShortShell. The…

FBI: 2021 Holiday Season Fraud Could Exceed $53m

FBI: 2021 Holiday Season Fraud Could Exceed $53m The $53m figure reported lost to scammers during the 2020 holiday season could be even higher this year thanks to the continued…