Category: Cybercrime

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Threat actors are delivering the Zyklon Malware exploiting three Office vulnerabilitiesSecurity Affairs

Threat actors are delivering the Zyklon Malware exploiting three Office vulnerabilitiesSecurity Affairs

Security experts from FireEye have spotted a new strain of the Zyklon malware that has been delive ...
KillaMuvz, the creator of the Cryptex tool family pleads guilty to running malware servicesSecurity Affairs

KillaMuvz, the creator of the Cryptex tool family pleads guilty to running malware servicesSecurity Affairs

The Briton Goncalo Esteves (24), also known as KillaMuvz, has pleaded guilty to charges related to ...
Four malicious Chrome extensions affected over half a million users and global businessesSecurity Affairs

Four malicious Chrome extensions affected over half a million users and global businessesSecurity Affairs

Four malicious Chrome extensions may have impacted more than half million users likely to conduct ...
Blackwallet hacked, hackers stole $400,000 from users’ accounts through DNS hijackingSecurity Affairs

Blackwallet hacked, hackers stole $400,000 from users’ accounts through DNS hijackingSecurity Affairs

BlackWallet.co was victims of a DNS hijacking attack, on January 13 the attackers have stolen over ...
Forever 21 confirms Payment Card Breach and provides further info on the incidentSecurity Affairs

Forever 21 confirms Payment Card Breach and provides further info on the incidentSecurity Affairs

FOREVER 21 confirmed the presence of a malware at some point of sale (POS) systems in stores acros ...
It’s a mystery, member of the Lurk gang admits creation of WannaCry ransomware for intelligence agenciesSecurity Affairs

It’s a mystery, member of the Lurk gang admits creation of WannaCry ransomware for intelligence agenciesSecurity Affairs

A hacker belonging to the Lurk cybercrime gang admits the creation of WannaCry ransomware and DNC ...
The spike in Bitcoin price is making it a less useful payment method in the cybercrime undergroundSecurity Affairs

The spike in Bitcoin price is making it a less useful payment method in the cybercrime undergroundSecurity Affairs

The recent spike in the Bitcoin price and the fees associated with each transaction are making Bit ...
Experts from Bleeping Computer spotted a new Cryptomix Ransomware variantSecurity Affairs

Experts from Bleeping Computer spotted a new Cryptomix Ransomware variantSecurity Affairs

Security experts spotted a new variant of the CryptoMix ransomware that uses a different extension ...
Experts uncovered a new GlobeImposter Ransomware malspam campaignSecurity Affairs

Experts uncovered a new GlobeImposter Ransomware malspam campaignSecurity Affairs

Experts observed cybercriminals are conducting a new malspam campaign to distribute a new variant ...
A backdoor in the popular Captcha Plugin poses serious risks to 300K WordPress sitesSecurity Affairs

A backdoor in the popular Captcha Plugin poses serious risks to 300K WordPress sitesSecurity Affairs

Experts discovered that the popular WordPress Captcha plugin installed on over 300,000 sites was r ...
Smart Shield Detector allows thieves to discover if the ATM is protected by anti-skimming technologySecurity Affairs

Smart Shield Detector allows thieves to discover if the ATM is protected by anti-skimming technologySecurity Affairs

Crooks are now involving a small, battery-powered device dubbed Smart Shield Detector that is able ...
Global operation allowed law enforcement agencies to take down the Andromeda BotnetSecurity Affairs

Global operation allowed law enforcement agencies to take down the Andromeda BotnetSecurity Affairs

A joint international operation conducted by the FBI, law enforcement agencies in Europe and priva ...
PayPal-owned company TIO Networks data breach affects 1.6 million customersSecurity Affairs

PayPal-owned company TIO Networks data breach affects 1.6 million customersSecurity Affairs

PayPal confirmed that one of the companies it owns, TIO Networks, suffered a security breach, that ...
Halloware Ransomware, a new malware offered for sale on the Dark Web for Only $40Security Affairs

Halloware Ransomware, a new malware offered for sale on the Dark Web for Only $40Security Affairs

The Halloware ransomware is a new malware offered for sale in the dark web, the author that goes o ...
Russian cybercriminal Roman Seleznev gets another prison sentenceSecurity Affairs

Russian cybercriminal Roman Seleznev gets another prison sentenceSecurity Affairs

Seleznev gets another prison sentence. He received 14-year prison sentence for charge in Nevada an ...
The Shipping Giant Clarkson has suffered a security breachSecurity Affairs

The Shipping Giant Clarkson has suffered a security breachSecurity Affairs

Clarkson, one of the world’s largest providers of shipping services publicly disclosed a security ...
Google detects Android Tizi Spyware that spies on popular apps like WhatsApp and TelegramSecurity Affairs

Google detects Android Tizi Spyware that spies on popular apps like WhatsApp and TelegramSecurity Affairs

Google identified a new family of Android malware dubbed Tizi spyware by using Google Play Protec ...
The Cobalt group is exploiting the CVE-2017-11882 Microsoft Office flaw in targeted attacksSecurity Affairs

The Cobalt group is exploiting the CVE-2017-11882 Microsoft Office flaw in targeted attacksSecurity Affairs

A few days after details about the CVE-2017-11882 Microsoft Office flaw were publicly disclosed, t ...
A new Mirai variant is rapidly spreading, around 100,000 IPs running the scans in the past 60 hoursSecurity Affairs

A new Mirai variant is rapidly spreading, around 100,000 IPs running the scans in the past 60 hoursSecurity Affairs

A new Mirai variant is rapidly spreading, experts observed around 100K IPs running the scans in th ...
Double check if your Bitcoin/Ethereum wallet is exposed online, crooks are running massive Internet scansSecurity Affairs

Double check if your Bitcoin/Ethereum wallet is exposed online, crooks are running massive Internet scansSecurity Affairs

Security experts are observing numerous massive scans going on for Bitcoin and Ethereum wallets in ...
Experts observed a new wave of wp-vcd malware attacks targeting WordPress sitesSecurity Affairs

Experts observed a new wave of wp-vcd malware attacks targeting WordPress sitesSecurity Affairs

Experts from the firm Sucuri observed a new wave of wp-vcd malware attacks that is targeting WordP ...
Happy birthday, Security Affairs celebrates its Anniversary TodaySecurity Affairs

Happy birthday, Security Affairs celebrates its Anniversary TodaySecurity Affairs

Happy BirthDay Security Affairs! Six years together, I launched Security Affairs for passion in No ...
Security breach related expenses cost $87.5 Million in Q3Security Affairs

Security breach related expenses cost $87.5 Million in Q3Security Affairs

Equifax announced during the third quarter of 2017, it incurred $87.5 million in expenses related to the cyber attack that was reported in September. ...
Hack the hackers. Watcha out the NEW IPCAM EXPLOIT, it is a scam!Security Affairs

Hack the hackers. Watcha out the NEW IPCAM EXPLOIT, it is a scam!Security Affairs

Security experts have discovered a new hacking tool dubbed NEW IPCAM EXPLOIT containing a backdoor ...
The GIBON Ransomware appears in the threat landscapeSecurity Affairs

The GIBON Ransomware appears in the threat landscapeSecurity Affairs

A new strain of ransomware dubbed GIBON ransomware was spotted by the ProofPoint researcher Matthe ...
The NIC Asia Bank is the last victim of the SWIFT hackersSecurity Affairs

The NIC Asia Bank is the last victim of the SWIFT hackersSecurity Affairs

The NIC Asia Bank requested the support of the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police to tra ...
Hacker threatens Canadian University to dump student info unless the university pay a ransomSecurity Affairs

Hacker threatens Canadian University to dump student info unless the university pay a ransomSecurity Affairs

A hacker is attempting to extort the Canadian University of Fraser Valley (UFV), threatening to du ...
Hackers poisoned Google Search results to spread Zeus Panda banking TrojanSecurity Affairs

Hackers poisoned Google Search results to spread Zeus Panda banking TrojanSecurity Affairs

Experts at Cisco Talos observed crooks exploiting black Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to spread ...
Threat actors using default SSH credentials to hijack Ethereum miners

Threat actors using default SSH credentials to hijack Ethereum miners

Attackers scanned for the entire IPv4 range and look for Ethereum miners with open SSH connections ...
Silence Group is borrowing Carbanak TTPs in ongoing bank attacksSecurity Affairs

Silence Group is borrowing Carbanak TTPs in ongoing bank attacksSecurity Affairs

A cybercrime gang called Silence targeted at least 10 banks in Russia, Armenia, and Malaysia borro ...
CSE Malware ZLab publishes the Full report of Bad Rabbit attackSecurity Affairs

CSE Malware ZLab publishes the Full report of Bad Rabbit attackSecurity Affairs

The researchers at CSE Cybsec ZLab have completed their analysis the Bad Rabbit ransomware, the re ...
MBR-ONI ransomware involved in targeted attacks against Japanese organizationsSecurity Affairs

MBR-ONI ransomware involved in targeted attacks against Japanese organizationsSecurity Affairs

MBR-ONI is a new ransomware that is being used for targeted attacks in Japan, experts speculate it ...
Experts spotted a new strain of the Sage Ransomware that implements Anti-Analysis capabilitiesSecurity Affairs

Experts spotted a new strain of the Sage Ransomware that implements Anti-Analysis capabilitiesSecurity Affairs

Security experts from Fortinet spotted a new strain of the Sage ransomware that included new funct ...
Matrix Ransomware being distributed through malvertisingSecurity Affairs

Matrix Ransomware being distributed through malvertisingSecurity Affairs

Security expert Jérôme Segura from Malwarebytes has spotted that Matrix Ransomware has risen again ...
Documents encrypted by Bad Rabbit ransomware could be recovered without paying ransomSecurity Affairs

Documents encrypted by Bad Rabbit ransomware could be recovered without paying ransomSecurity Affairs

Some victims of the recent Bad Rabbit attack may be able to recover their files encrypted by the ransomware without paying the ransom. The discovery ...
A new Ursnif Banking Trojan campaign targets JapanSecurity Affairs

A new Ursnif Banking Trojan campaign targets JapanSecurity Affairs

Crooks continues to target Japanese users, now the hackers leverage the banking Trojan Ursnif, aka ...
CSE Malware ZLab – Preliminary analysis of Bad Rabbit attackSecurity Affairs

CSE Malware ZLab – Preliminary analysis of Bad Rabbit attackSecurity Affairs

We at the CSE Cybsec ZLab have conducted a preliminary analysis of the Bad Rabbit ransomware disco ...
Whole Foods Market confirms that nearly 100 locations were affected by card breachSecurity Affairs

Whole Foods Market confirms that nearly 100 locations were affected by card breachSecurity Affairs

According to the Whole Foods Market, crooks may have stolen payment cards at taprooms and full tab ...
Proton malware spreading through supply-chain attack, victims should wipe their MacsSecurity Affairs

Proton malware spreading through supply-chain attack, victims should wipe their MacsSecurity Affairs

The dreaded Proton malware was spreading through a new supply-chain attack that involved the Elmed ...
A new Mirai-Like IoT Botnet is growing in a new mysterious campaignSecurity Affairs

A new Mirai-Like IoT Botnet is growing in a new mysterious campaignSecurity Affairs

Malware researchers at Check Point have uncovered a new massive IoT botnet that presented many sim ...
URSNIF spam campaign expose new macro evasion tacticsSecurity Affairs

URSNIF spam campaign expose new macro evasion tacticsSecurity Affairs

Researchers at Trend Micro have recently spotted a new campaign leveraging the Ursnif banking Trojan featuring new malicious macro tactics for payloa ...
The Necurs botnet is back spreading a downloader with new interesting featuresSecurity Affairs

The Necurs botnet is back spreading a downloader with new interesting featuresSecurity Affairs

The Necurs botnet is spreading a new downloader that takes screenshots of the victims’ desktops an ...
BAE Systems report links Taiwan cyber heist to North Korean LAZARUS APT groupSecurity Affairs

BAE Systems report links Taiwan cyber heist to North Korean LAZARUS APT groupSecurity Affairs

The activity of the Lazarus APT Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its members used mostly custom-tai ...
CUTLET MAKER ATM malware offered for 5000 USD on darknet forumSecurity Affairs

CUTLET MAKER ATM malware offered for 5000 USD on darknet forumSecurity Affairs

Hacking ATM could be very easy thanks to the availability of the CUTLET MAKER ATM malware on an un ...
Even With The Best Email Spoofing Defences in The World, HMRC is Spoofed

Even With The Best Email Spoofing Defences in The World, HMRC is Spoofed

Even with the most advanced email protections in place and an entire government organization to support them, the bad actors were able to spoof Her M ...
Pizza Hut notifies card breach while users have already reported fraudulent transactionsSecurity Affairs

Pizza Hut notifies card breach while users have already reported fraudulent transactionsSecurity Affairs

Pizza Hut U.S. notified customers over the weekend a “temporary security intrusion” on PizzaHut.co ...
Hacker interview – Speaking with ICEMAN: Banks holes like in CheeseSecurity Affairs

Hacker interview – Speaking with ICEMAN: Banks holes like in CheeseSecurity Affairs

The web journalist Marc Miller has interviewed one of the hackers of the ICEMAN group that claims ...
DoubleLocker, the Android Ransomware that encrypts files and changes PIN LockSecurity Affairs

DoubleLocker, the Android Ransomware that encrypts files and changes PIN LockSecurity Affairs

Crooks have developed a strain of Android ransomware dubbed Doublelocker that both encrypts user d ...
A new Facebook scam allows your friend contacts to hack your accountSecurity Affairs

A new Facebook scam allows your friend contacts to hack your accountSecurity Affairs

Researchers spotted a new Facebook scam that could deceive also tech-savvy people and trick them i ...
Hyatt Hotels suffered a new payment card breach, the second in two yearsSecurity Affairs

Hyatt Hotels suffered a new payment card breach, the second in two yearsSecurity Affairs

The Hyatt Hotels Corporation notified customers that their credit card information may have been s ...
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