Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity 20 May, 2021    By - Jerry
ToxicEye RAT Abuses Telegram For Command & Control

Hackers are leveraging controls from the popular messaging app Telegram to make use of a Remote-Access-Trojan (RAT). Dubbed ToxicEye RAT, it can give a hacker access to control a victim’s device via a Telegram bot even if the app is not installed on the victim’s devices. ToxicEye can take over file systems, load other malware such […]

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Cybersecurity 20 May, 2021    By - Jerry
Mount Locker Ransomware Update Sees Aggressive Change of Tactics

The Mount Locker Ransomware has been exploring new attack vectors and methods in its latest campaigns, according to researchers at GuidePoint. Mount Locker is a relatively new ransomware strain, causing a splash in the Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) scene in 2020. The group behind the virus has been active in its development and released a major update in November that […]

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Cybersecurity 20 May, 2021    By - Jerry
Flubot Spyware spreading to Android Devices Through Delivery Scam

Android users across the UK and EU are being warned of a new Spyware scam spreading to devices. The attack vector is via text and delivers a Spyware strain named Flubot. The malware is delivered to targets through SMS texts and prompts them to install a “missed package delivery” app. If the target follows the link, […]

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Cybersecurity 20 May, 2021    By - Jerry
Darkside Ransomware Takes Colonial Pipeline Offline

It would be hard to blame someone for believing the Microsoft Exchange exploits would be the worst cyberattack of 2021, but the Darkside Ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline is shaping up to be a far greater threat. Colonial Pipeline, which supplies 45% of the East Coast’s fuel, revealed a ransomware outbreak on the company’s systems, which […]

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Cybersecurity 20 May, 2021    By - Jerry
SaferNet – Creating A Safer Internet

The Internet and Digital World are inseparable from our own lives. All users of the internet – individuals, families, and businesses – are interconnected by a global tool that allows for the free exchange of data like never before in history. However, behind this wonderful tool is a dark underbelly rife with cybercrime. This leads […]

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Cybersecurity 19 June, 2021    By - Jerry
Ragnar Locker Ransomware Strikes Computer Memory and Storage Company ADATA

Ragnar Locker Ransomware has struck against Taiwan-based memory and storage manufacturer ADATA, who were forced to take their systems offline after the attack. The attack occurred in May, and ADATA is still dealing with the fallout. ADATA is a publicly listed Taiwanese memory and storage manufacturer, founded in May 2001 by Simon Chen. Its main […]

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Cybersecurity 19 June, 2021    By - Jerry
Identity Theft Fears Grow as Audi and Volkswagen Suffer Data Breach Affecting 3.3 Million Customers

Identity theft concerns are growing as Audi and Volkswagen have suffered a data breach affecting 3.3 million customers. The breach occurred when a vendor exposed unsecured data on the internet. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) is the North American subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group. It is responsible for US and Canadian operations for […]

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Cybersecurity 19 June, 2021    By - Jerry
Ryuk Ransomware Continues Assault in Spain as Ministry of Labor and Social Economy is Brought Offline

Ryuk Ransomware is continuing its attacks against state and private enterprises in Spain after the Spanish Ministry of Labor and Social Economy (MITES) was forced offline last Wednesday. Presently, they are working to restore services. MITES is a ministerial department with an annual budget of almost €39 million, charged with coordinating and supervising Spain’s employment, […]

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Cybersecurity 19 June, 2021    By - Jerry
A New Threat Emerges as Epsilon Red Ransomware Aims for Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Epsilon Red Ransomware is an explosive newcomer to the malware and ransomware scene and has been seen leveraging Microsoft Exchange server vulnerabilities to encrypt machines across the network. Epsilon Red Ransomware attacks rely on several scripts before reaching the encryption stage, and the strain is also notable for using a commercial remote desktop utility. Incident […]

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Cybersecurity 19 June, 2021    By - Jerry
Second Largest Meat Producer in the US Under Assault By REvil Ransomware

REvil Ransomware extends its reputation as the world’s deadliest malware in an attack that occurred over the weekend on JBS foods. JBS is the second-largest meat producer in the US and the largest meat producer globally. Plants across the world have had to be shut down following the REvil Ransomware infection. The plants include those […]

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