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FIN7 hacker group linked to the Black Basta ransomware campaigns

Many facts and findings suggest a connection between the FIN7 hacker group and Black Basta ransomware operations. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 04, 2022  

Emotet malware is back from the dead again after 5 month break

Emotet is renewing operations again and starts blasting malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 03, 2022  

OpenSSL critical vulnerability will soon be patched with an update

The OpenSSL project team announced the release of a security fix. More
News Security   October 28, 2022  

“Dormant Colors” malvertising campaign hijacked browsers of 1M users

Malicious extensions are used to insert affiliate links and hijack searches. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   October 25, 2022  

Ursnif malware variant alters its focus to data theft and ransomware

The new version of the banking malware now shifts to initial access and data sealing methods, as well as ransomware methods. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 21, 2022  

Out-of-date drivers trigger malware attacks for years on Windows PCs

Microsoft released updates for the malicious drivers but those never stuck, leaving PCs open to malware. More
News Security   October 17, 2022  

Mirai Botnet caused a record DDoS attack against the Minecraft server

Cloudflare reports having blocked the 2.5 Tbps denial-of-service attack launched by the Mirai botnet. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 14, 2022  

Unofficial WhatsApp Android app spreading malware and stealing accounts

Android applications were caught infecting machines while posing as unofficial WhatsApp. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 13, 2022  

Intel confirms the leak of Alder Lake BIOS source code

Intel confirms the source code leak for UEFI BIOS of Alder Lake CPU. More
General News   October 10, 2022  

NSA advisory: Chinese state-sponsored hackers exploit flaws since 2020

U.S. government agencies share insights on Chinese hacker activities and exploitation methods to warn people. More
News Security   October 07, 2022  

Ransomware operators posted stolen data after LAUSD refused to pay

LAUSD school system affected by the ransomware and data stolen during the attack got published a month later. More
General News   October 03, 2022  

Microsoft warns about new attacks using Exchange vulnerabilities

Microsoft had to confirm two new zero-day flaws used in active attacks. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   September 30, 2022  

Prilex malware gets updated to bypass credit card security

Point-of-sale malware operators sell dangerous malware across the globe. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 29, 2022  

BlackCat ransomware improving data exfiltration tools

BlackCat ransomware gang upgrading operations of data exfiltration and encryption. More
News Viruses and parasites   September 26, 2022  

Massive cedit card scam network using dating and customer support sites

Researchers uncovered multi-million dollar credit card fraud operation. More
News Security   September 23, 2022