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RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines
RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines
Security

RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines

Stealth malware deploys key loggers and information stealers
24 Nov 2021
Hackers use Linux backdoor on compromised e-commerce sites with software skimmer
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Hackers use Linux backdoor on compromised e-commerce sites with software skimmer

Cyber criminals in China control the malware
19 Nov 2021
Out-of-hours ransomware attacks have a greater impact on revenue
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ransomware

Out-of-hours ransomware attacks have a greater impact on revenue

Seven in ten security pros called in to handle attacks were intoxicated, report finds
18 Nov 2021
Millions of routers and NAS devices vulnerable to BotenaGo malware
Malware in code
malware

Millions of routers and NAS devices vulnerable to BotenaGo malware

The malware takes advantage of 33 different exploits to attack routers and IoT devices
12 Nov 2021
US Treasury sanctions crypto exchange Chatex over ransomware ties
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US Treasury sanctions crypto exchange Chatex over ransomware ties

The move comes after the US government sanctioned the Suex exchange in September
9 Nov 2021
What is Maze ransomware?
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ransomware

What is Maze ransomware?

This Windows ransomware has targeted many organisations worldwide
9 Nov 2021
US sanctions Israeli NSO Group for selling spyware
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cyber security

US sanctions Israeli NSO Group for selling spyware

COSEINC and Positive Technologies were also blocked by the government
5 Nov 2021
Magecart card skimmer avoids detection by evading virtual machines
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Magecart card skimmer avoids detection by evading virtual machines

Browser script detects VMs used by researchers
5 Nov 2021
Mekotio trojan continues to spread despite its operators’ arrests
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Mekotio trojan continues to spread despite its operators’ arrests

Hackers have used it in 100 more attacks since arrests
4 Nov 2021
Hackers could use new Wslink malware in highly targeted cyber attacks
Malware in code
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Hackers could use new Wslink malware in highly targeted cyber attacks

Malware acts as a server, but its origins baffle boffins
1 Nov 2021
HTTPS-based attacks soar over 300%
Https attacks on the increase
Security

HTTPS-based attacks soar over 300%

Tech companies hit hardest by attacks using encrypted protocol
28 Oct 2021
Almost 70% of CISOs expect a ransomware attack
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ransomware

Almost 70% of CISOs expect a ransomware attack

Many companies are willing to make ransomware payments in the face of the growing threat
19 Oct 2021
Organizations warned of ransomware risk from smaller operators
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ransomware

Organizations warned of ransomware risk from smaller operators

They may not have the financial muscle, but small-time cyber crooks can cause havoc for critical systems
19 Oct 2021
MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies
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phishing

MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies

The attack has been linked to a long-standing Russian cyber crime group
15 Oct 2021
Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event
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ransomware

Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event

US officials blame absence on host of reasons
13 Oct 2021
Maverick fast-attack ransomware group FIN12 is quickly expanding
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Maverick fast-attack ransomware group FIN12 is quickly expanding

FIN12 hits hospitals even during pandemic
7 Oct 2021
US wants answers over FBI delay in helping Kaseya ransomware victims
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US wants answers over FBI delay in helping Kaseya ransomware victims

Bipartisan criticism grows over FBI’s actions following REvil ransomware attack
1 Oct 2021
Malware pretending to be Amnesty International antivirus for Pegasus discovered
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Malware pretending to be Amnesty International antivirus for Pegasus discovered

Victims fearing Pegasus spyware targeted in a new malware campaign
1 Oct 2021
2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise
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Whitepaper

2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise

Securing the enterprise in the COVID world
1 Oct 2021
Akamai to acquire cyber security firm Guardicore
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Acquisition

Akamai to acquire cyber security firm Guardicore

Guardicore’s micro-segmentation solution will add to Akamai’s Zero Trust Security portfolio
29 Sep 2021
Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware
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Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware

New report finds ransomware attacks grew by over 1,000%
29 Sep 2021
Malware developers create malformed code signatures to avoid detection
Malware in code
malware

Malware developers create malformed code signatures to avoid detection

Google researchers uncovers technique used to push dodgy software onto unsuspecting victims
24 Sep 2021
CISA, FBI, and NSA issue a Conti ransomware advisory
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CISA, FBI, and NSA issue a Conti ransomware advisory

Joint statement with the FBI and the NSA warns of increased attacks from the Conti Ransomware
23 Sep 2021