Cybercriminals Sell Stolen Financial Details on Telegram

Cybercriminals take advantage of the popular instant messaging service dubbed Telegram for underground channels setup purposes. Their goal is to put for sale details of financial stolen data as pseudonym…

Agent Tesla Spyware Used in Phishing Campaign

Agent Tesla initially detected in late 2014, is a known spyware aimed at collecting sensitive data from a victim’s device, such as stored application credentials and keyboard inputs (keylogger). Agent…

Collecting In the Dark: Tropic Trooper Targets Transportation and Government

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – While analyzing samples, we found that the C&C server was already inactive. Without knowing the traffic between SmileSvr and C&C server, we could not…

“Sadistic” Online Extortionist Jailed for 32 Years

“Sadistic” Online Extortionist Jailed for 32 Years An online extortionist described by police as “sadistic” and “depraved” has been jailed for 32 years following a string of horrific crimes targeting…

Moobot Botnet Chews Up Hikvision Surveillance Systems

Attackers are milking unpatched Hikvision video systems to drop a DDoS botnet, researchers warned. Although a patch was released in September, any still-vulnerable Hikvision IP Network Video Recorder (NVR) products…

Hackers pretending to be Iranian govt use SMS messages to steal credit card info, create botnet

Security company Check Point Research has uncovered a hacking campaign that involves cyberattackers impersonating Iranian government bodies to infect the mobile devices of Iranian citizens through SMS messages.  The SMS…

Hack-and-leak group Black Shadow keeps targeting Israeli victims

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP In October, a little-watched hacking group called Black Shadow went public with data it appeared to have stolen from an Israeli…

BitMart Confirms $150M Crypto Theft

BitMart Confirms $150M Crypto Theft Crypto-currency worth at least $150m has been stolen from crypto-currency exchange BitMart. Blockchain security company Peckshield shared news of the theft on Saturday night on social media, claiming that…

‘Double-Extortion’ Ransomware Data Leaks Skyrocket 935%

Startling triple-digit growth is fueled by easy criminal access to corporate networks and RaaS tools, an analysis found. The ransomware business is booming, and feeble corporate security and a flourishing…

Meta scrubbed a fake scientist's account that spread bogus COVID-19 claims

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP On July 24, 2021 a Swiss biologist, Wilson Edwards, claimed on Facebook and Twitter that the United States was pressuring the…