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Financial Services suffer cyber-attacks related to Covid19

Cybercrime has significantly increased every year, which is directly proportional to the growth of technology. Factors attributed to this increase could be summed up due to the perpetrators’ persistent behaviour through new tactics like using Covid19 as theme and sophisticated applications. Cybercriminals are being backed up by governments and the victim’s open vulnerability. Different sectors...
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MrbMiner botnet traced back to Iranian software company

With the growing followers of cryptocurrency, adversaries use different tactics to perform illegal mining activities to profit via cryptojacking. With the performance requirements needed by a database, riding to it is a great advantage that the ingenious MrbMiners has exploited. By targeting many Microsoft SQL servers via brute-force attacks, MrbMiner placed their group in the...
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IOBit group forum hacked to spread ransomware to members

New player ransomware – DeroHe has recently added to their victim an established computer utility developer on their list. Their recent victim is the IOBit company that started in 2004, developing various applications that focus on computer optimization and virus/malware protection.  According to the report, the attack was orchestrated to the group forum of IOBit...
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Cybercriminals abused GitHub repository services to host and distribute Malware

Github, an open-source software repositories platform, hosts many software development projects and files, making it the go-to website in terms of documentation and download channel for developers worldwide. These past few years, threat actors and cybercriminals abused and leveraged these accessible repositories to successfully distribute and host some Malware and malicious script components.   In...
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Ransomware masquerades as the mobile version of Cyberpunk 2077

CoderWare is a recent ransomware in the block that has been victimizing the gamer populace under the guise of a trending game called Cyberpunk 2077 through the Windows and Android platform. Distributing them as game installers, cheats, and cracks are the social tricks used to get users installing the malware. Here is one screenshot where...
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SolarWinds’ Orion platform Github password leak

The Cybercommunity is currently in chaos as Solarwinds, developer of network management software has confirmed that their sophisticated Orion IT software has been compromised and affected system access was sold off in the underground forum of hackers. The latest report told the 18,000 companies out of 300,000 have been affected by such intrusion. The magnitude...
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Online school giant K12 Inc pays Ryuk Ransomware

Current on the list of the victim of the Ryuk ransomware is the K12 Inc. that caters online educational program from kindergarten to grade 12. With the ongoing pandemic, the company is attending now to over a million students that choose to take online classes that they offered rather than be in the conventional way...
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Credit Card Stealer Malware discovered in social media share buttons

Cybersecurity experts that have been monitoring Magecart credit card stealer adversaries have again shared their latest discovery of the current tactics of the umbrella threat actors. On their submitted report, adversaries can conceal their malicious codes on mimicry of share button of popular social media platform from compromised online business websites. Since 2016 where the...
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Operation Falcon: BEC Phishing Threat Actors Detained!

Three Nigerian nationals that are ostensibly pointed out as the Threat actors behind a malware distribution for phishing and other scams worldwide lead the joint force of INTERPOL, Nigeria Police Force cybercrime investigation, and Group-IB for their Operation Falcon in Lagos, Nigeria. There were reportedly 50,000 victims that were identified in an enormous Global Scam...
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Egregor: Dynamic Ransomware to keep an eye on

Reportedly been active since mid-September 2020 and a part of the Sekhmet malware family, Egregor is considered one of the most active Ransomware Group this year. This ransomware targets organizations worldwide to steal highly sensitive data, data encryption, and decryption of acquired data to exchange a ransom. Ransomware attacks from Cybercriminals have been around for...
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