DOJ gives Russian national two-year sentence for work shielding Kelihos malware and other ransomware

The Department of Justice sentenced 41-year-old Oleg Koshkin to two years in prison for his work in helping to “conceal” the Kelihos malware and other ransomwares from antivirus software. He…

Malicious npm Code Packages Built for Hijacking Discord Servers

The lurking code-bombs lift Discord tokens from users of any applications that pulled the packages into their code bases. A series of malicious packages in the Node.js package manager (npm)…

Cuba Ransomware Obtained $44 Million in Ransom Payments

In a new flash alert, the FBI has warned about Cuba ransomware, a threat actor that as of early November 2021 impacted roughly 50 organizations in five critical infrastructure sectors…

Researchers Reveal More Details About SideCopy, the Pakistani Threat Actor Group

A hacking group from Pakistan managed to perform Facebook, Twitter, and Google sensitive credentials theft. It seems that its targets were Afghan ministries and a shared government computer from India.…

Cuba Ransomware Nets Nearly $50m

Cuba Ransomware Nets Nearly $50m The threat actors behind the Cuba ransomware variant have already amassed $44m through targeting of at least 49 victims, according to the FBI. The bureau’s…

FBI: Cuba ransomware group hit 49 critical infrastructure organizations

The FBI has released a new notice about the Cuba ransomware, explaining that the group has attacked “49 entities in five critical infrastructure sectors” and made at least $43.9 million…

This stealthy malware hides behind an impossible date

Security researchers have discovered new remote access trojan (RAT) malware that has created an unusual new way of hiding on servers. As first reported on BleepingComputer, this new malware, dubbed…

CronRAT, the New Linux RAT that Keeps a Low Profile

Experts have identified a new Linux RAT (Remote Access Trojan) that was dubbed CronRAT. It stands out through its hiding place, as it can be found in different tasks which…

This stealthy malware delivers a 'silent threat' that wants to steal your passwords

Cyber criminals are using a new JavaScript downloader to distribute eight different kinds of remote access Trojan (RAT) malware and information-stealing malware in order to gain backdoor control of infected Windows systems, as well…

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…