These hackers dodge Windows and target Linux as they look to steal phone data

A stealthy hacking group is infiltrating telecommunications companies around the world in a campaign which researchers have linked to intelligence gathering and cyber espionage.  The campaign, which has been active…

Lyceum APT Returns, This Time Targeting Tunisian Firms

The APT, which targets Middle-Eastern energy firms & telecoms, has been relatively quiet since its exposure but not entirely silent. It’s kept up attacks through 2021 and is working on…

Harvester Malicious Group Is Going After Telcos

Researchers noticed a previously unknown state-sponsored actor that seems to be using a unique combination of tools in cyberattacks against South Asian telecommunications providers and IT corporations. The cybercrime group’s…

Twitter accounts linked to cyberattacks against security researchers suspended

Twitter has suspended accounts belonging to a North Korean hacking group targeting security researchers.  The social media accounts, @lagal1990 and @shiftrows13, were suspended this month after “posing as security researchers,”…

TA505 Gang Is Back With Newly Polished FlawedGrace RAT

TA505 – cybercrime trailblazers with ever-evolving TTPs – have returned to mass-volume email attacks, flashing retooled malware and exotic scripting languages. The TA505 cybercrime group is whirring its financial rip-off…

Podcast: Could the Zoho Flaw Trigger SolarWinds 2.0?

Companies are worried that the highly privileged password app could let attackers deep inside an enterprise’s footprint, says Redscan’s George Glass. A month ago, the FBI, CISA and the U.S.…

This 'particularly dangerous' phishing attack features a weaponized Excel file

A new phishing campaign is targeting employees in financial services using links that download what is described as a ‘weaponized’ Excel document.  The phishing campaign, dubbed MirrorBlast, was detected by…

In 2021, Google Issued Over 50,000 Warnings About State-sponsored Hacking Attacks.

In a blog post published yesterday, Google said that in 2021, it sent approximately 50.000 alerts to users whose accounts had been compromised by government-backed hacker gangs conducting phishing and…

Google: We're sending out lots more phishing and malware attack warnings – here's why

Google’s policy to send alerts to people with Google Accounts that are targeted by suspected state-sponsored hackers is getting a full work out in 2021. The company says it has…

State-sponsored Iranian hackers uploaded fake VPN app to Google's Play store, posed as university officials

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected government-backed hackers from Iran have used an array of techniques, from password theft to uploading a fake app to a…