Telegram Shared Personal User Data With German Authorities

The popular messenger app has transferred the data of its users to the German Federal Criminal Police Office. Telegram handed over users’ personal details to the German Federal Criminal Police…

142 Million MGM Resorts Records Leaked on Telegram for Free Download

As seen by Hackread.com and researchers at VPNMentor, the leaked data includes sensitive PII information of MGM resort customers. On July 14th, 2020, Hackread.com reported that a hacker going by…

Network of hyperlocal Russian Telegram channels spew disinformation in occupied Ukraine

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 23, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian disinformation effort in Ukraine is so extensive that it now includes a hyperlocal Telegram network which spews disinformation customized…

Personal details of 21M SuperVPN, GeckoVPN users leaked on Telegram

In total, the database contains 10GB worth of data from companies like SuperVPN, GeckoVPN, and ChatVPN which is now available for free download on several different Telegram groups. On May…

Cybercriminals are posing as Ukraine fundraisers to steal cryptocurrency

Written by Tonya Riley Mar 10, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Ukraine and charities supporting the nation have turned to soliciting cryptocurrency donations during Russia’s invasion of the country. The gamble on…

Raccoon Stealer: “Trash panda” abuses Telegram

Avast –  Avast –  We recently came across a stealer, called Raccoon Stealer, a name given to it by its author. Raccoon Stealer uses the Telegram infrastructure to store and…

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…