CISA and FBI warn of ongoing TrickBot attacks

CISA and FBI are warning of ongoing TrickBot attacks despite security firms took down the C2 infrastructure of the infamous botnet in October. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warn of ongoing Trickbot attacks despite in October multiple security firms dismantled its C2 infrastructure in a joint operation. On […]

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2021-03-19T08:30:12-04:00March 19th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

New ZHtrap botnet uses honeypot to find more victims

Netlab 360 experts discovered a new Mirai-based botnet dubbed ZHtrap that implements honeypot to find more victims. Researchers from Netlab 360 discovered a new Mirai-based botnet dubbed ZHtrap that implements honeypot to find more victims. ZHtrap propagates using four vulnerabilities, experts pointed out that the botnet mainly used to conduct DDoS attacks and scanning activities, […]

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2021-03-17T11:11:13-04:00March 17th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Group-IB: ransomware empire prospers in pandemic-hit world. Attacks grow by 150%

Group-IB published a report titled “Ransomware Uncovered 2020-2021”. analyzes ransomware landscape in 2020 and TTPs of major threat actors. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and adversary-centric cyber intelligence company, has presented its new report “Ransomware Uncovered 2020-2021”. The research dives deep into the global ransomware outbreak in 2020 and analyzes major players’ TTPs (tactics, techniques, and procedures). By […]

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2021-03-04T06:52:48-05:00March 4th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

A Cryptomining botnet abuses Bitcoin blockchain transactions as C2 backup mechanism

Crooks are exploiting BTC blockchain transactions to hide backup command-and-control (C2) server addresses for a cryptomining botnet. Security experts from Akamai have spotted a new botnet used for illicit cryptocurrency mining activities that are abusing Bitcoin (BTC) transactions to implement a backup mechanism for C2.  This technique allows botnet operators to make their infrastructure resilient […]

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2021-02-26T18:09:31-05:00February 24th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|
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