Who Is Behind the Comeback of Emotet?

Conti ransomware is a very dangerous malicious actor because of how quickly it encrypts data and spreads to other computers. To get remote access to the affected PCs, the organization…

Emotet malware reemerges, building botnet via Trickbot malware

Bad news for the cybersecurity fraternity. Emotet malware that was dubbed the “World’s Most Dangerous” and “Widely Spread Malware” is back. As per a report from security researcher Luca Ebach,…

Emotet Malware Appears to Be Back in Business

Emotet is a kind of malware known as banking Trojans. Malspam, or spam emails carrying malware, is the most common way for it to propagate (hence the term). To persuade…

What is RaaS and why is it so dangerous?

It’s no secret that ransomware is quickly becoming the most dangerous threat to organizations. There has been a dramatic increase in ransomware attacks, largely due to the pandemic.  Globally, ransomware…

Threat from Organized Cybercrime Syndicates Is Rising

Europol reports that criminal groups are undermining the EU’s economy and its society, offering everything from murder-for-hire to kidnapping, torture and mutilation. From encrypting communications to fencing ill-gotten gains on…

Pysa Ransomware: Overview, Operation Mode, Prevention

At the very least, the Pysa ransomware was first deployed in October 2018. The initial versions of the ransomware created encrypted files with the “.locked” extension, which is common among…

BazarBackdoor now abuses Windows 10 apps feature in 'call me back' attack

A Microsoft Windows 10 app feature is being abused in a new phishing campaign spreading the BazarBackdoor malware.  On Thursday, researchers from Sophos Labs said the attack was noticed after…

BazarBackdoor now abuses Windows 10 app feature in 'call me back' attack

A Microsoft Windows 10 app feature is being abused in a new phishing campaign spreading the BazarBackdoor malware.  On Thursday, researchers from Sophos Labs said the attack was noticed after…

Native Tribal Casinos Taking Millions in Ransomware Losses

An FBI notification is warning of an uptick in attacks against tribal casinos. Ransomware groups have made millions off attacks on native tribal casinos in the U.S., just over the…

FBI: Ransomware groups tying attacks to 'significant financial events'

The FBI has released a new report saying ransomware groups are increasingly using “significant financial events” as leverage during their attacks. According to the FBI, ransomware groups are using events…