In August, the Emotet botnet operators switched to a new template, named ‘Red Dawn,’ for the malicious attachments employed in new campaigns.  The notorious Emotet went into the dark since February 2020, but after months of inactivity, the infamous trojan has surged back

Researchers from White Ops discovers several Android apps in the official Play store which installed on users’ mobile devices the Terracotta ad fraud malware. Researchers from security firm White Ops discovered several Android apps in the official Play Store that

The FBI is warning of online romance scams and related financial losses, overall losses associated with those complaints exceeded $475 million. The Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of online romance scams (also known as confidence fraud), an ongoing criminal activity

The Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT group leveraged on WhatsApp and LinkedIn to carry out phishing attacks, researchers warn. Clearsky security researchers revealed that Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT group is using WhatsApp and LinkedIn to conduct spear-phishing attacks. Iran-linked Charming Kitten group, (aka APT35, Phosphorus, Newscaster,

US Moves to Forfeit 280 Crypto Accounts The United States is trying to forfeit 280 cryptocurrency accounts tied to cyber-attacks on two virtual currency exchanges, which were allegedly perpetrated by North Korean threat actors. According to a civil forfeiture complaint filed by

DNC Warns Staffers of Romance Scam The Democratic National Committee sent out a nationwide alert on Wednesday warning romance-seeking campaign staffers to be wary of what information they reveal to people they match with on dating apps. Staffers were instructed to “swipe

Housemates Regularly Share Access to Online Accounts Nearly half (46%) of people are comfortable sharing streaming services with members of their households, according to a new study by Kaspersky. The analysis also showed that a third (33%) of those surveyed

Fake Login Page Detections Top 50,000 in 2020 Over 50,000 fake login pages were detected in the first half of 2020, with some able to be polymorphic and represent different brands. According to research from Ironscales, fake login pages are commonly

30+ #COVID19 Spam Emails Analyzed Every Minute A COVID-19 domain is blacklisted every 15 minutes, while 35 COVID-19 spam emails are analyzed per minute. That’s according to research by RiskIQ, which determined the top threats in 2020 and discovered that

Walmart Announces Surprise TikTok Bid The saga over TikTok’s forced sale to a US company took another turn late this week after it emerged that Walmart is joining Microsoft’s bid for the firm. Branded a national security threat by the

Musk: Tesla Was Target of Russian Ransomware Conspiracy Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla was the target of a ransomware conspiracy to infect a Nevada-based company revealed this week. The multi-billionaire technology entrepreneur tweeted yesterday in response to a news

Empire Market Falls After Suspected Exit Scam Rumors are rife that one of the dark web’s largest English language marketplaces has been hit by an exit scam, potentially shattering trust in underground sites like it. Empire Market, which sells everything

Recently, the APT hackers exploited a vulnerability in the conventional 3D computer graphics Autodesk software in sequence to begin a new cyber-espionage attack on the systems of the international architectural and video creation companies. Researchers have detected this vulnerability and

Jakarta Cyber-attacks Touted as Political Plot A government ministry in Jakarta has suggested that a recent spate of cyber-attacks against its critics could be an attempt by a third party to turn public opinion against the government. This month, the

Group-IB security researchers provide evidence linking three campaigns with the use of various JS-sniffer families. Singapore – Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, today released its analytical report “UltraRank: the unexpected twist of a JS-sniffer triple threat.” In its

Cybersecurity experts at CyberNews hijacked close to 28,000 unsecured printers worldwide and forced them to print out a guide on printer security Original post: Most of us already know the importance of using antivirus, anti-malware, and VPNs to secure our