Two Countries Charge Canadian with Cybercrimes

Two Countries Charge Canadian with Cybercrimes A man from Canada has been charged with committing cybercrimes by both his native country and the United States. Matthew Philbert, of Ottawa, Ontario,…

Emotet Is Dropping Cobalt Strike

Emotet is a virus infection that is propagated by spam email attachments that contain malicious Word or Excel documents. These documents utilize macros to download and install the Emotet Trojan…

Tactical Threat Intelligence: What is it and practical use cases

As digital technologies continue to become central to every industry, they foster greater connectivity, automation and potential for advancement. But, they also increase the threat of cyber-attacks, forcing security experts…

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…

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…

Excel XLL Add-ins Are Pushing a Password-stealing Malware

Malicious hackers are distributing Excel XLL files that download and install the RedLine password and information-stealing malware via website contact forms and discussion forums. What Are XLL Files? XLL files…

Twitter Verified Accounts Targeted as Part of a Large Phishing Attempt

On Twitter, verified accounts are those that have a blue badge with a checkmark. These accounts often represent well-known influencers, celebrities, politicians, journalists, activists, as well as government and commercial…

Enter the Heimdal™ Social Media Giveaway for a Chance to Win Holiday Goodies

Happy holidays from us to you! As the gift-giving season draws near, we are very excited to announce our first time ever social media giveaway! Make sure you follow us…

Retail Cybersecurity: Common Threats During the Holiday Shopping Season

With Black Friday past us and Cyber Monday turning into a Cyber Week — the holiday shopping season has started out with a bang. For many retailers, this season is…

Phishing Actors Are Already Exploiting the Omicron COVID-19 Variant

As you might already know a new covid variant called Omicron has recently started spreading. On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron, on…