A criminal group called Cosmic Lynx seems to be based in Russia: Dubbed Cosmic Lynx, the group has carried out more than 200 BEC campaigns since July 2019, according to researchers from the email security firm Agari, particularly targeting senior executives at large organizations and corporations in 46 countries. Cosmic Lynx specializes in topical, tailored scams related to mergers and…
Months of quarantine, transitioning to work from home, economic uncertainty, social and political turmoil… it’s easy to see why your employees are amped up, tense and distracted. And the bad guys are preying on those vulnerabiliti…
The developers of the Purple Fox exploit kit (EK) have added two new exploits to their arsenal, including one for a vulnerability addressed in February this year.
G Data security researchers have identified a new ransomware family that attempts to spread using infected USB drives.
Hackers have already started exploiting a recently patched vulnerability affecting F5 Networks’ BIG-IP application delivery controller (ADC).
After six months from Cyber Threats Trends launch it’s time to check its main findings. When I decided to develop my own Cyber Threats Observatory I was not sure about its effectiveness and I was even more skeptical about the real usage from international cybersecurity communities. Fortunately many students, researchers and professionals used such a […]
A joint operation conducted by European police arrested hundreds of criminals after that agents infiltrated into EncroChat encrypted chat network. In a joint operation conducted by European and British law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of hundreds of alleged drug dealers and other crooks. The police infiltrated into a global network of an encrypted […]
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Recent samples of the Snake ransomware were observed isolating the infected systems to ensure that nothing interferes with the file encryption process, security researchers warn.
Experts discovered a new ransomware dubbed EvilQuest designed to target macOS systems, it also installs a keylogger and a reverse shell to take over them. Security experts have uncovered a new piece of ransomware dubbed EvilQuest designed to encrypt macOS systems, it is also able to install additional payloads and potentially take over the infected […]
A May 2020 media report disclosed that a Taiwanese database containing personal data from over 20 million citizens (Taiwan’s entire population) was posted for sale on the Dark Web. According to researchers, the source of the leak is governmental and originates from the Department of Household Registration, under the Ministry of Interior. The sale offer was posted … More PERSONAL DATA OF TAIWAN’S ENTIRE POPULATION FOR SALE