Computer Security

Security Experts Predict 65,000 Ransomware Attacks in 2021 screenshot

Security Experts Predict 65,000 Ransomware Attacks in 2021

In a recent interview for Yahoo Finance, a security expert predicted that there will be over 65,000 ransomware attacks, targeting just US companies. The estimate comes from John Chambers, former CEO of cyber security... Read more

June 16, 2021
PuzzleMaker Gang Abused Google Chrome Zero-day in April screenshot

PuzzleMaker Gang Abused Google Chrome Zero-day in April

A newly identified cybercrime organization has been targeting Google Chrome with a zero-day exploit, which abuses a Remote code Execution (RCE) vulnerability. Thankfully, the exploit was patched back in April 2021, so... Read more

June 9, 2021
Newly Formed Federal Unit Recovers Part of Colonial Pipeline Ransom screenshot

Newly Formed Federal Unit Recovers Part of Colonial Pipeline Ransom

In a surprising turn of events, the US Department of Justice announced that it was able to recover the better part of the ransom payment that Colonial Pipeline was forced to make in the wake of the ransomware attack... Read more

June 8, 2021
Internet CDN Firm Scrambles to Fix Worldwide Outage screenshot

Internet CDN Firm Scrambles to Fix Worldwide Outage

Fastly, a US-based firm serving content delivery services and acting as a CDN network, suffered an outage on a part of its platform, which led to issues with websites and accessing the Internet in general in a number... Read more

June 8, 2021
New York Subway Hit by Cyberattack with Alleged Chinese Origins screenshot

New York Subway Hit by Cyberattack with Alleged Chinese Origins

As reported by the New York Times, the NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) published documents disclosing a cyberattack on the IT infrastructure of the New York subway. According to the report, a... Read more

June 3, 2021
World's Biggest Meat Supplier Company Hit by Ransomware screenshot

World's Biggest Meat Supplier Company Hit by Ransomware

JBS, one of the world's biggest food supplier companies and the single biggest meat supplier in the world, became the victim of a ransomware attack. The company expressed the belief that the attack originated from an... Read more

June 2, 2021
MobileInter Online Skimming Campaign Goes After Mobile Users screenshot

MobileInter Online Skimming Campaign Goes After Mobile Users

Online skimming campaigns have been gaining popularity eversince the MageCart group launched one of the largest attacks of this sort. One of the latest skimming campaigns to grab the attention of cybersecurity... Read more

June 2, 2021
Malware Exploits Zero-Day Vulnerability to Capture Screenshots on Macs screenshot

Malware Exploits Zero-Day Vulnerability to Capture Screenshots on Macs

Security researchers have discovered that a malware that has been around since 2020 is now abusing zero-day vulnerabilities in MacOS to take control of the media recording capabilities of MacOS systems. The malware in... Read more

May 26, 2021
Newly Spotted Agrius APT Targets Entities in Israel and UAE screenshot

Newly Spotted Agrius APT Targets Entities in Israel and UAE

Agrius APT is a newly identified attack group whose activities have been closely tracked since 2020. The primary target of the criminals appears to be Israel-based citizens and companies, and there is strong evidence... Read more

May 26, 2021
CryptoCore Criminal Group Has Been Targeting Cryptocurrency Exchanges for 3 Years screenshot

CryptoCore Criminal Group Has Been Targeting Cryptocurrency Exchanges for 3 Years

Cryptocurrency users and exchanges have been targeted by cybercriminals over the past couple of years. While some of the attacks are carried out by low-level criminals, there are also multiple large-scale campaigns... Read more

May 25, 2021
The Fbi Moneypak Virus Now Affects Mac OS X screenshot

The Fbi Moneypak Virus Now Affects Mac OS X

The ransomware known as the Fbi Moneypak virus has been around for quite some time. After initially targeting victims running Windows, the malware has since evolved to target Mac users as well. The first instances of... Read more

May 24, 2021
What Exactly Is Personal Data screenshot

What Exactly Is Personal Data

Personal data and personally identifiable information are two very terms you will run into very often these days. With data breaches, phising attacks and malicious software such as banking Trojans, the dangers related... Read more

May 24, 2021
Xerox Color Workstation Email screenshot

Xerox Color Workstation Email

Xerox Color Workstation Email is the designation given to a campaign distributing malicious spam emails that carry keylogger malware. The lure used by the bad actors behind the campaign is a message urging the victim... Read more

May 20, 2021
Brazilian Bizarro Banking Trojan Reaches Across the Atlantic screenshot

Brazilian Bizarro Banking Trojan Reaches Across the Atlantic

The Bizarro banking trojan, originating in Brazil, has now made its way across the ocean and is targeting victims based in Europe, according to cyber security researchers. Bizarro is one of the four big banking... Read more

May 19, 2021
Xeesearch.com Redirect screenshot

Xeesearch.com Redirect

Xeesearch.com is the name of a browser hijacker. Browser hijackers of this sort are usually classified as potentially unwanted programs, or PUPs for short. While PUPs don't exhibit the traditional capabilities and... Read more

May 19, 2021
Xenon Stealer screenshot

Xenon Stealer

Xenon Stealer is the name of a malicious application being distributed on underground hacking forums. Any budding hacker can purchase the malware for as little as a hundred dollars and then find ways to deliver it to... Read more

May 19, 2021
Ireland Warns for Potential Leaks of Patient Data After Ransomware Attack screenshot

Ireland Warns for Potential Leaks of Patient Data After Ransomware Attack

Last week Ireland's Health Service Executive was targeted by an unknown threat actor and was forced to take down all of its systems in an attempt to stop the spread of the ransomware used in the attack. Now the HSE is... Read more

May 18, 2021
DarkSide Group Hit by Server Shutdowns screenshot

DarkSide Group Hit by Server Shutdowns

DarkSide is the bad actor entity that runs the DarkSide ransomware-as-a-service operation. DarkSide are responsible for the two major ransomware attacks that took place just last week. One targeted US fuel supplier... Read more

May 17, 2021