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US Govt Warns Critical Industries After Ransomware Hits Gas Pipeline Facility

US Govt Warns Critical Industries After Ransomware Hits Gas Pipeline Facility
February 19, 2020Ravie Lakshmanan
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) earlier today issued a warning to ...

Iranian Hackers Exploiting VPN Flaws to Backdoor Organizations Worldwide

Iranian Hackers Exploiting VPN Flaws to Backdoor Organizations Worldwide
February 18, 2020Ravie Lakshmanan
A new report published by cybersecurity researchers has unveiled evidence of Iranian state-sponsored hackers targeting dozens of companie...

Emotet Malware Now Hacks Nearby Wi-Fi Networks to Infect New Victims

Emotet Malware Now Hacks Nearby Wi-Fi Networks to Infect New Victims
February 12, 2020Ravie Lakshmanan
Emotet, the notorious trojan behind a number of botnet-driven spam campaigns and ransomware attacks, has found a new attack vector: using...

Landry's Restaurant Chain Suffers Payment Card Theft Via PoS Malware

Landry's Restaurant Chain Suffers Payment Card Theft Via PoS Malware
January 02, 2020Mohit Kumar
Landry's, a popular restaurant chain in the United States, has announced a malware attack on its point of sale (POS) systems that allo...

New Zeppelin Ransomware Targeting Tech and Health Companies

New Zeppelin Ransomware Targeting Tech and Health Companies
December 11, 2019Mohit Kumar
A new variant of Vega ransomware family, dubbed Zeppelin , has recently been spotted in the wild targeting technology and healthcare compa...

Louisiana State Government Hit by Ransomware Attack Forcing Server Shutdowns

Louisiana State Government Hit by Ransomware Attack Forcing Server Shutdowns
November 19, 2019Wang Wei
Targeted ransomware attacks on banking and finance, government , healthcare , and critical infrastructure are on the rise, with the lat...

Targeted Ransomware Attacks Hit Several Spanish Companies

Targeted Ransomware Attacks Hit Several Spanish Companies
November 04, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Everis , one of the largest IT consulting companies in Spain, suffered a targeted ransomware attack on Monday, forcing the company to shu...

Apple iTunes and iCloud for Windows 0-Day Exploited in Ransomware Attacks

Apple iTunes and iCloud for Windows 0-Day Exploited in Ransomware Attacks
October 10, 2019Mohit Kumar
Watch out Windows users! The cybercriminal group behind BitPaymer and iEncrypt ransomware attacks has been found exploiting a zero-day ...

Microsoft Warns of a New Rare Fileless Malware Hijacking Windows Computers

Microsoft Warns of a New Rare Fileless Malware Hijacking Windows Computers
September 27, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Watch out Windows users! There's a new strain of malware making rounds on the Internet that has already infected thousands of compu...

Smominru Botnet Indiscriminately Hacked Over 90,000 Computers Just Last Month

Smominru Botnet Indiscriminately Hacked Over 90,000 Computers Just Last Month
September 18, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Insecure Internet-connected devices have aided different types of cybercrime for years, most common being DDoS and spam campaigns. But cyb...

The Hottest Malware Hits of the Summer

The Hottest Malware Hits of the Summer
September 06, 2019The Hacker News
It's been a summer of ransomware hold-ups, supply chain attacks and fileless attacks flying under the radar of old-school security. W...

Ransomware Hits Dental Data Backup Service Offering Ransomware Protection

Ransomware Hits Dental Data Backup Service Offering Ransomware Protection
August 30, 2019Wang Wei
THIS WEEK IN THE IRONIC NEWS: DDS Safe, an online cloud-based data backup system that hundreds of dental practice offices across the Un...

Ransomware Attack Caused Power Outages in the Biggest South African City

Ransomware Attack Caused Power Outages in the Biggest South African City
July 26, 2019Mohit Kumar
Yesterday, some residents of Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, were left without electricity after the city's power comp...

Watch Out! Microsoft Spotted Spike in Astaroth Fileless Malware Attacks

Watch Out! Microsoft Spotted Spike in Astaroth Fileless Malware Attacks
July 09, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Microsoft have released details of a new widespread campaign distributing an infamous piece of fileless malware ...

Two Florida Cities Paid $1.1 Million to Ransomware Hackers This Month

Two Florida Cities Paid $1.1 Million to Ransomware Hackers This Month
June 26, 2019Mohit Kumar
In the last two weeks, Florida has paid more than $1.1 million in bitcoin to cybercriminals to recover encrypted files from two separate r...

Report Reveals TeamViewer Was Breached By Chinese Hackers In 2016

Report Reveals TeamViewer Was Breached By Chinese Hackers In 2016
May 17, 2019Wang Wei
The German software company behind TeamViewer, one of the most popular software in the world that allows users to access and share their ...

Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack

Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack
May 08, 2019Swati Khandelwal
For the second time in just over a year, the city of Baltimore has been hit by a ransomware attack, affecting its computer network and fo...

Hackers Found Exploiting Oracle WebLogic RCE Flaw to Spread Ransomware

Hackers Found Exploiting Oracle WebLogic RCE Flaw to Spread Ransomware
May 01, 2019Mohit Kumar
Taking advantage of newly disclosed and even patched vulnerabilities has become common among cybercriminals, which makes it one of the pr...
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