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Europol arrests end GozNym banking malware gang

Malware crackdown 10 out of 11 defendants in five countries are accused of using the malware to steal money from more than 41,000 victims, mostly businesses and financial institutions. Five defendants were arrested in Moldova, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Russia. The leader of the criminal network and his technical assistant are being prosecuted in Georgia.The remaining...
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Hackers Devise Alternate Phishing Method Aimed at US Banks

Cybercriminals in the phishing business have adopted a new phishing method to obfuscate the source code for the forged page by using a custom web font to implement a substitution cipher that looks like plain text. When browsers render the phishing page, what users see is the fake landing page created to steal login credentials,...
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Firefox Exploits Involves Remote Code Execution and CryptoJacking

The Mozilla Corporation has just patched a couple of zero-day weak points on its flagship browser – Firefox through two separate security updates. While the first zero-day flaw was described as a “remote code execution” vulnerability that enabled remote attackers to run a malicious code within the native process of the Firefox browser, the second...
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Cybercriminals use voice phishing to scam $243000 out of a UK Energy Firm

Phishing has already been popular for its vast attacks from individuals to big companies around the world thus many cyber-security firms have already investigated and found cyber-crime solutions to combat these attacks. But what’s shocking in today’s news is that cyber-criminals developed a sophisticated form of phishing called voice phishing or vishing, to steal money...
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Hackers Can’t Wait – They are Accessing Employees’ Direct Deposit Paycheck

If your paycheck hits your bank account through direct deposit, be on the lookout for emails requesting personal information including log-in credentials — they could be a phishing scam by hackers who want to access your bank account.   The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a warning in regards to hackers targeting direct...
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Catholic School in Australia Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

The principal of a Catholic school in West Australia’s Mid-West has cautioned parents that their bank info and their signatures may have been compromised after their school was targeted in a recent cyber-attack.   Rob Crothers, the principal, expressed his deep regrets for the data breach, which he said was highly sophisticated and well planned...
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WordPress Plugins Utilized For Use in Malicious Campaign

With each passing day, cases of WordPress infection that redirects visitors to suspicious pages is getting common.  Recently, a vulnerability was discovered in tagDiv Themes and Ultimate Member Plugins. In this WordPress redirect hack visitors to your website are redirected to phishing or malicious pages.   In this hack, users, when redirected, are taken to...
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ZeroFont Phishing Technique – Simple Yet Effective

Cyber criminals area at it again. And this time, they are after familiar territory – using ZeroFont on Microsoft Office 365. Ever since the developments in security for messaging systems, security experts have already given us due notice regarding the possible threats of bogus or fraudulent emails. This will be an ever-growing hazard since in...
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Phishing Campaign Delivers Multi-Feature, Open-Source Babylon RAT

Remote Administration Tool (RAT) Summary Babylon RAT as it used phishing campaign to deliver pervasively, an open-source platform that allows for various breaches. The encrypted traffic and the ability to create SOCKS proxies can help negate network security measures. The client builder allows for Anti-Virus bypassing which helps the binary get to the endpoint safely....
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InfoTech Firm In Brazil Suffers Data Breach via Phishing Assault

Just last month, various databases and cloud storage servers belonging to Tivit, a Brasilian based IT solutions and network storage provider, were hacked/compromised by unnamed assailants. In a series of leaks across Twitter over a 5 day time period, between December 7th-12th 2018, the login user names and credentials to more than a dozen Tivit...
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