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Stay safe online - 2022-05-23
Elon Musk’s deep fake videos used to promote new cryptocurrency scam

Elon Musk’s deep fake videos used to promote new cryptocurrency scam

Elon Musk used in scams with cryptocurrency: BitVex trading platform scam. More
News Spam and phishing  2022-05-23
Hackers made fake Windows 11 download domains to deliver Vidar malware

Hackers made fake Windows 11 download domains to deliver Vidar malware

Fake domains offer Windows 11 installers and deploy info-stealing malware instead. More

VMware authentication bypass flaws in various products get patched

VMware authentication bypass flaws in various products get patched

Customers are warned to immediately patch the critical vulnerabilities with critical severity scores. More
North Korean hackers pose as experienced IT freelancers to land employment

North Korean hackers pose as experienced IT freelancers to land employment

FBI warns about skilled software and mobile app developers from North Korea posing as "non-DPRK nationals" and freelancers. More
News Spam and phishing  2022-05-18
US Justice Department charges a doctor for selling Thanos ransomware

US Justice Department charges a doctor for selling Thanos ransomware

US DoJ links Thanos ransomware and Jigsaw ransomware development to the cardiologist from Venezuela. More

Eternity Project malware-as-a-service uses Telegram to spread around

Eternity Project malware-as-a-service uses Telegram to spread around

Researchers warn about the Eternity malware that is being sold and offers stealer, miner, ransomware tools. More
Iranian hackers linked to the file-encrypting malware attacks

Iranian hackers linked to the file-encrypting malware attacks

Iranian APT Cobalt Mirage launching ransomware attacks and targeting US organizations. More

London hacker charged for stealing $5 million from brokerage accounts

London hacker charged for stealing $5 million from brokerage accounts

Hacker caused financial losses for the cybercrime that took place between 2011 and 2018. More
News Security  2022-05-12
Nerbian RAT targetting entities in Europe leverages COVID-19 messaging

Nerbian RAT targetting entities in Europe leverages COVID-19 messaging

Malware uses sophisticated evasion methods to target entities in the UK, Spain, and Italy. More
Hackers took down the RuTube site and hijacked Russian TV broadcast

Hackers took down the RuTube site and hijacked Russian TV broadcast

Russian TV and online platforms were hacked to display an antiwar message on Victory Day. More
News  2022-05-10

Costa Rica had to declare a national emergency due to Conti attack

Costa Rica had to declare a national emergency due to Conti attack

Cyber attacks by Conti ransomware on multiple government institutions forced the country to declare a national emergency. More
News  2022-05-09
Raspberry Robin worm samples use Windows Installer to drop malware

Raspberry Robin worm samples use Windows Installer to drop malware

New Windows malware with worm functions spreads using external USB drives. More

Heroku confirms the customer database hack and forced password resets

Heroku confirms the customer database hack and forced password resets

GitHub OAuth token theft results in Heroku customer database hack. More
News Security  2022-05-05
Multiple ransomware variants now linked to North Korean hackers

Multiple ransomware variants now linked to North Korean hackers

Ransomware strains have been now linked to the APT38 hacker group known for financial focus. More
News Security  2022-05-04
AvosLocker ransomware manages to avoid detection and disable AV tools

AvosLocker ransomware manages to avoid detection and disable AV tools

The version of the ransomware abuses the driver file to evade AV detection and checks for Log4Shell. More

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