New Purple Fox version includes Rootkit and implements wormable propagation

Researchers from Guardicore have spotted a new variant of the Purple Fox Windows malware that implements worm-like propagation capabilities. Researchers from Guardicore have discovered a new version of the Purple Fox Windows malware that implements worm-like propagation capabilities.Up until recently, Purple Fox’s operators infected machines by using exploit kits and phishing emails. Previous versions of […]

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2021-03-29T02:52:58-04:00March 29th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Hades ransomware gang targets big organizations in the US

Accenture security researchers published an analysis of the latest Hades campaign, which is ongoing since at least December 2020.  Accenture’s Cyber Investigation & Forensic Response (CIFR) and Cyber Threat Intelligence (ACTI) teams published an analysis of the latest campaign conducted by financially motivated threat group Hades which have been operating since at least December 2020.  Experts discovered that threat actors targeted […]

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2021-03-26T14:37:31-04:00March 26th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

The surge of fake COVID-19 test results, vaccines and vaccination certificates on the Dark Web

Threat actors are offering fake COVID-19 test results and vaccination certificates in blackmarkets and hacking forums on the Dark Web. While vaccination campaigns go ahead with different speeds in many countries multiple threat actors on the Dark Web started offering fake COVID-19 test results and vaccination certificates. Multiple research teams, including mine, are monitoring these […]

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2021-03-25T11:15:53-04:00March 25th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Energy giant Shell discloses data breach caused by Accellion FTA hack

Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) discloses a data breach resulting from the compromise of its Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) file sharing service. Energy giant Shell disclosed a data breach resulting from the compromise of an Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) used by the company. Shell is an Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and […]

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2021-03-23T05:06:06-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

REvil ransomware gang hacked Acer and is demanding a $50 million ransom

Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation Acer was victim of a REvil ransomware attack, the gang demanded a $50,000,000 ransom. Taiwanese computer giant Acer was victim of the REvil ransomware attack, the gang is demanding the payment of a $50,000,000 ransom, the largest one to date. Acer is the world’s 6th-largest PC vendor by unit sales as of […]

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2021-03-20T11:01:53-04:00March 20th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

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|

Reading the FBI IC3’s ‘2020 Internet Crime Report’

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center has released its yearly report, the 2020 Internet Crime Report, which includes data from 791,790 complaints of suspected cybercrimes. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has published its annual report, the 2020 Internet Crime Report, which provides information from 791,790 complaints of suspected cybercrimes affecting victims in the U.S.. Data that […]

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2021-03-18T06:50:36-04:00March 18th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Magecart hackers hide captured credit card data in JPG file

Crooks devised a new method to hide credit card data siphoned from compromised e-stores, experts observed hackers hiding data in JPG files. Cybercriminals have devised a new method to hide credit card data siphoned from compromised online stores, experts from Sucuri observed Magecart hackers hiding data in JPG files to avoid detection and storing them […]

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2021-03-16T13:04:45-04:00March 16th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Hackers breached four prominent underground cybercrime forums

A suspicious wave of attacks resulted in the hack of four cybercrime forums Verified, Crdclub, Exploit, and Maza since January. Since January, a series of mysterious cyberattacks that resulted in the hack of popular Russian-language cybercrime forums. Unknown threat actors hacked the Verified forum in January, Crdclub in February, and Exploit and Maza in March, […]

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2021-03-06T13:32:04-05:00March 6th, 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|
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