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Hospitals still targeted by the Ryuk Trickbot Ransomware

With the ongoing battle with the Covid-19 pandemic, so is the exploitation of many health institutions being compromised by many adversaries. On the recently submitted report, which is based on the collaborative investigation performed by Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Department of Health and Human Services of the United...
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German company Miltenyi Biotec suffered a Malware attack

Headquartered in Gladbach, Germany, Miltenyi Biotec, a private biotechnology company, has announced that they have fully recovered from a malware attack that recently affected some portions of their network over the past couple of weeks.  Miltenyi Biotec has been working on COVID 19 related products. From their website’s official statement, they disclosed an isolated case...
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Hackers used Data Breach for blackmail of Vastaamo Healthcare firm

A previous hacking incident involving a Finnish healthcare firm, Vastaamo, just became the highlight of another, more sinister ransom campaign in which analysts consider the evilest concept to ever come out of the cybercrime drawing board. It comes as a shock, even for other hacking groups, evaluating how they used all aspects of their attack...
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Gaming giant CAPCOM falls to Ransomware Attack

Just last week, a renowned gaming giant, CAPCOM, suffered a data breach. The hacking incident significantly affected the gaming giant’s internal network systems, and hackers taking away more than 1 terabyte (TB) of sensitive company information. It was immediately identified that the hacking attack was made using the Ragnar Locker Ransomware, a somewhat notorious malware-rigged...
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Surge in Ransomware attacks in Israel: New ransomware discovered – Pay2Key

In the cyber kill chain, each stage is critical. Security awareness and precautions should take in place to mitigate the risk. A considerable number of cyber-attack criminals are now targeting Israeli companies using ransomware. Researchers confirmed that most of the attacks were correlated to a new variant of ransomware called Pay2Key. Investigations revealed that the attackers...
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The resurgence of espionage GravityRAT: Android and macOS

Android phones and Mac gadgets are some of the devices that are commonly used by individuals worldwide. Roughly, there are 5 billion mobile users globally, and 3 billion are using smartphones. Research says that a person spends three hours and fifteen minutes on their mobile phones daily. The consumption still depends on the generation and...
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Georgia County Voters’ Database hit by Ransomware just weeks before election

A most recent ransomware campaign that staggered a Local Georgia county government allegedly impaired a database to confirm voters’ signatures within the verification of absentee ballots. It is the primary detailed case of a ransomware assault influencing an election-related framework within the 2020 cycle. Government authorities and cybersecurity specialists are particularly concerned that ransomware assaults...
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New Ransomware Family Egregor attacked Ubisoft and Crytek

Recently, a new ransomware family group called Egregor has reportedly stolen data from Ubisoft and Crytek – two of the largest gaming companies worldwide. These two gaming companies are well known for popular games such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and Tom Clancy’s video game series. Gaming companies are also one of the main targets...
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FinFisher tech firm raided by Authorities over Spyware claims

A Munich-based company, FinFisher, was raided by the German investigating authorities because of alleged illegal exporting of its software outside UE, including Turkey. FinFisher is the firm behind the commercial surveillance spyware dubbed as “FinSpy.” This software is a spying tool that was legitimately intended for Law enforcement investigation and intelligence agencies. Its well-known customers include...
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LokiBot Malware information stealer increase of hostility

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency or CISA has recently issued a security advisory notice for US Federal Government organizations and private sectors about increasing LokiBot malware usage cases by threat actors that started in July 2020. EINSTEIN Intrusion Detection System, the in-house security platform CISA uses, has detected continuous malicious activities that can be traced...
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