Stay safe online - 2021-09-23

REvil creators fooling affiliates to keep 100% of the ransom payments

Ransomware developers use backdoor malware to cut off affiliates and keep the entire ransom . More
News Viruses and parasites   September 23, 2021  

SUEX sanctioned by the US due to the involvement in criminal attacks

Russian cryptocurrency exchange linked to ransomware gangs and money laundering transactions sanctioned by the U.S Treasury Department. More
News Security   September 22, 2021  

Marketron hit by Blackmatter ransomware gang: RadioTraffic back online

Despite investments in cybersecurity, ransomware affected marketing services and impacted the majority of products. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 21, 2021  

Man responsible for unlocking AT&T phones put in prison for 12 years

The DOJ says AT&T phone unlocking malware costs 200 million for the carrier. More
News Security   September 20, 2021  

The Trojan analysis lead to the attack on the aviation industry reveal

Researchers unmasked a two-year-long attack dubbed Operation Layover: the research began with a tweet. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 17, 2021  

Phishers aim to get Office 365 credentials by impersonating the US DoT

The phishing campaign uncovered: companies possibly working with the US Department of Transportation targeted . More
News Spam and phishing   September 16, 2021  

ZLoader is back: uses ads for spreading and disables Windows defender

Malware abuses Google AdWords and spreads via promotional ads for TeamViewer, Zoom . More
News Viruses and parasites   September 15, 2021  

Google Chrome emergency update addresses a total of 11 security flaws

Two major zero-day vulnerabilities were patched to avoid attacks. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   September 14, 2021  

The new Spook.js attack can allow attackers to bypass Chrome defenses

The side-channel attack could avoid Google Chrome’s protections against Spectre-style exploits. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 13, 2021  

New Sidewalk malware linked to Grayfly – espionage group from China

Researchers reveal that the backdoor malware is connected to the group responsible for attacks on Taiwan, Vietnam, U.S organizations. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 10, 2021  

Yandex fighting the massive DDoS attack: services and data not impacted

The biggest attack in Russian internet history carried out by a botnet. More
News Security   September 09, 2021  

Mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group revealed

The distribution of two mobile backdoors was active since March 2020 . More
News Viruses and parasites   September 08, 2021  

ProtonMail faces criticism for lack of anonymity of French activists

The ProtonMail provided IP addresses led to the arrest of French climate activists. More
News Security   September 07, 2021  

After backlash, Apple delays the plan to scan devices for child abuse

Detection technology could scan the device for child abuse material stopped due to privacy criticism. More
News Security   September 06, 2021  

Fin7 uses Windows 11 themed documents in a spear-phishing campaign

Criminals achieve their goal of delivering a Java Script backdoor variant. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 03, 2021