Tag: Cybercrime

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Typosquatting campaign impersonates 27 brands

Typosquatting campaign impersonates 27 brands

27 brands from different sectors are being impersonated in a typosquatting campaign to trick unsuspecting users and install malware in their systems. Typosquatting is as old as the internet. The technique involves a malicious actor creating a fake website with a domain name similar to a legitima... Read more

date1 month ago
Cybercriminals are hacking scammers to hijack crypto transactions

Cybercriminals are hacking scammers to hijack crypto transactions

A threat actor named 'Water Labbu' is hacking scam websites to inject malicious JavaScript code and steal cryptocurrency from victims. In July, the FBI published a warning regarding scams of decentralized applications (dApps) where hackers impersonated cryptocurrency liquidity mining services, ... Read more

date2 months ago
Business leaders don’t focus on cybersecurity until breached

Business leaders don’t focus on cybersecurity until breached

Top management only becomes aware of cybersecurity after a significant threat occurs. A shift to a proactive approach is necessary to ensure survival in the current digital landscape. A report from the UK Department for Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) that interviewed several managing partners... Read more

date3 months ago
‘Cyberattacks increasingly involve deepfakes’

‘Cyberattacks increasingly involve deepfakes’

Cybercriminals increasingly use deepfakes to obtain employees' login credentials, according to a new report by VMware. The organization surveyed 125 security and incident response professionals. The Global Incident Response Threat Report sheds light on the state of cybersecurity. Two in thr... Read more

date4 months ago
7-Eleven Denmark closes stores due to cyberattack

7-Eleven Denmark closes stores due to cyberattack

Danish 7-Eleven stores closed shop after a cyberattack disrupted the company's nationwide payment systems. The attack took place on the morning of Monday, August 8. "We suspect that we've been exposed to a cyberattack", the retail chain announced on Facebook. 7-Eleven is an American multination... Read more

date4 months ago
Avaya employee sells stolen licenses worth €87 million

Avaya employee sells stolen licenses worth €87 million

The former employee used an administrator account to generate and sell software licences. According to the indictment, €87 million's worth was stolen. The former employee and two partners are on trial in Oklahoma. The FBI conducted the investigation. The judge has yet to decide, but the eviden... Read more

date5 months ago
AMD possibly affected by RansomHouse cyberattack

AMD possibly affected by RansomHouse cyberattack

RansomHouse claims to have captured data from AMD. In a statement, the chip manufacturer says it's investigating the possibility of a breach. According to RansomHouse, 450GB of AMD data was stolen. The cybercriminals claim that the data is for sale. Stolen data reportedly includes research and f... Read more

date5 months ago
Europol shuts down FluBot malware

Europol shuts down FluBot malware

FluBot's infrastructure was taken down by a joint operation of Europol and more than 10 police forces worldwide. The operation, spearheaded by the Dutch police, freed 10,000 victims from FluBot's network. Since 2020, the malware has been distributed through text messages in several countries. By... Read more

date6 months ago
The rapid rise and fall of Lapsus$

The rapid rise and fall of Lapsus$

The story of Lapsus$ ends as abruptly as it started. In a span of four months, the crime group breached some of the world's largest tech companies. Last week, the first suspects were arrested. The end is in sight. How could it have come to this? Who's calling the shots, and what do the victims have... Read more

date8 months ago
British police arrest seven Lapsus$ suspects

British police arrest seven Lapsus$ suspects

British police arrested seven suspects in connection to Lapsus$'s attacks on Okta, Microsoft, Nvidia and Samsung. Reuters reports that the suspects are aged between 16 and 21. Among the suspects is Lapsus$'s alleged 16-year-old mastermind. Family members of the young hacker declined to comment. ... Read more

date8 months ago
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