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Remote work leveraged for cybercrime by adversaries in targeted attacks

Cybercrime (CC) has never been projected as high as last fiscal year compared to the previous years. Historical data confirms the enormous leap of numbers on reported cases in various types of attack known by the cybersecurity experts. Incidents of repurposed tactics, newer and more lethal approach of adversaries were recorded complimenting the uprising cases...
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Phone scams stolen money from almost 40 percent of consumers in 2020

Almost 40% of telecommunication consumers have lost money to phone scams and frauds during the previous year based on a recent research report conducted by a Hiya, a telecommunication platform. It is now more than ever that consumers and organizations rely on using voice calls to process transactions with voice network traffic rising 184% in...
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Lives are at risk on cyber and technology attacks

Technology advancement is considered the most significant breakthrough in every institution, business, and alike. Having such elevation gives an edge to every sector that promised faster and reliable services that ease people’s lives of the burden of manual work. We are in a period heavily dependent on the comfort of these technologies but always have...
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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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Nation-State Hackers caught hiding cyber espionage activities behind Crypto Miners

Bismuth adversaries that are often allegedly linked to OceanLotus or APT32 again resurfaced after the cybersecurity experts connected them to recent unravelled intrusion happened to different organization in France and Vietnam. The group has been known since 2012, is used primarily for cyber espionage of a well-known country for intel gathering. With the usual approach,...
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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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Qbot Malware email phishing using election campaigns

With the United States on the hot plate with its current election, recent QBot attacks have also been observed working its dreaded activity simultaneously. Cybersecurity experts have submitted their malware analysis report containing evidence of infected attachment with the subject of the 2020 Election of the most powerful nation in the world. Based on the...
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O365 Real-Time response attack on stolen logins

A new variant of scheming for Office 365 credentials has been observed by cybersecurity experts as they stumbled on this method of the adversary. Unlike the usual exfiltration of credentials through the use of specialized spyware/malware, the method used was now based on the real-time response from the victim upon entering their credentials of the...
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QakBot Financial Malware and it’s new tricks

A newly submitted malware analysis report has been concluded that the QakBot is still quacking with more virulent features placing it again on the watchlist of many cybersecurity experts. According to the report, a new variant of QakBot has been released, terrorizing prominent government and producing sectors, mainly in the United States, Europe, and other...
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Breached in the SANS Institute

Recent news spread within the Cybersecurity community is about the data breach suffered by the SANS Institute. Being known for providing certification and training about network security, this only proves that everyone is susceptible to such malicious activity. According to SANS Institute, they have shared this incident for the community to be able to mitigate...
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