Ransomware gang targeting schools, hospitals reinvents itself to avoid scrutiny

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 29, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An under-the-radar ransomware group that’s been attacking schools, hospitals and other critical infrastructure has tried to cover its tracks by rebranding,…

ScarCruft APT Mounts Desktop/Mobile Double-Pronged Spy Attacks

The North Korea-linked group is deploying the Chinotto spyware backdoor against dissidents, journalists and other politically relevant individuals in South Korea. The North Korea-linked ScarCruft advanced persistent threat (APT) group…

Remote access tools abused to spread malware and steal cryptocurrency

The new campaign also involves replacing cryptocurrency addresses shared via clipboard and setting up fake cryptocurrency websites. Trend Micro researchers have shared details of a new campaign distributing SpyAgent malware…

Online Shoppers at Risk of Losing Over $53 Million

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned that internet buyers might lose more than $53 million during the holiday season this year. The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) received…

Black Friday shopping? FBI says beware of these holiday scams and phishing threats

With Thanksgiving underway and Black Friday sales about to arrive, the FBI has warned consumers to be wary of online-shopping scams and phishing attackers using big brands to steal online…

UK and German Police Take Down 21 Jihadist Websites

UK and German Police Take Down 21 Jihadist Websites Service providers have suspended over 20 websites in Germany and the UK for disseminating online terrorist propaganda, Europol has revealed. In…

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…

YouTube Live Crypto Scams Made Nearly $9m in October

YouTube Live Crypto Scams Made Nearly $9m in October Cyber-criminals are making millions of dollars by promoting fake cryptocurrency giveaways on social media, according to new research by Tenable. The cyber exposure platform…

'Shiba Inu' token scams surge with the virtual currency's popularity

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 23, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP When the Shiba Inu token, a meme-based virtual currency, hit its highest all-time value in October, it didn’t take long for…