Bitdefender Threat Debrief | August 2021

The Bitdefender Threat Debrief (BDTD) is a monthly series analyzing ransomware news, trends, and research from the previous month. Read the debut issue (July 2021) here. Highlight of the month:…

Bandwidth.com is latest victim of nonstop DDoS attacks against VoIP

Bandwidth.com has been suffering DDoS attacks for the past 3 days nonstop. Bandwidth.com is the newest victim of DDoS attacks, explicitly targeting voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services providers. According…

Bandwidth.com Became the Victim of DDoS Attacks

Bandwidth.com is a VoIP services company that is providing voice telephony over the Internet to businesses and resellers. VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is a technology that turns a human’s voice…

Holding the world to ransom: the top 5 most dangerous criminal organisations online right now

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Roberto Musotto, Edith Cowan University; Brianna O’Shea, Edith Cowan University, and Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog! These words…

A Backdoor Was Added by the REvil Ransomware Developers in an Attempt to Cheat Affiliates

The REvil ransomware operators may have been hijacking ransom negotiations, and cutting their affiliates of payments. As explained by my colleague Elena, REvil is a highly evasive and upgraded RaaS…

REvil Affiliates Confirm: Leadership Were Cheating Dirtbags

After news of REvil’s rip-off-the-affiliates backdoor & double chats, affiliates fumed, reiterating prior claims against the gang in “Hackers Court.”

Canadian firm VoIP.ms hit by non-stop extortion-based DDoS attacks

By Waqas Although unconfirmed; the notorious REvil ransomware gang could be behind the DDoS attacks on VoIP.ms. Here’s what we know so far. This is a post from HackRead.com Read…

Ransomware gang strikes Iowa agriculture business New Cooperative, the latest hack on food supply chain

The BlackMatter ransomware gang has struck an Iowa agricultural business, New Cooperative, and is demanding a $5.9 million ransom. Several security researchers first called attention to the hack on Monday,…

Bitdefender releases REvil decryptor as ransomware gang shows signs of return

As law enforcement braces for the revival of the REvil ransomware gang, a cybersecurity firm on Thursday released a free decryption tool for early victims of the criminals. The decryptor,…

REvil ransomware gang is back after disappearing amid Kaseya attack

By Waqas The official website of the REvil ransomware gang (aka Sodinokibi) which is accessible through the Tor browser is back online after going offline since July 2021. This is…