Slilpp Marketplace shut down by U.S. Authorities

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) said that the infrastructure of an underground marketplace known as “Slilpp” that focused in trading stolen login credentials had been affected and shut down.…

JBS ransomware attack: paid $11 million to REvil ransomware

Following a catastrophic ransomware attack late last month, JBS disclosed on Wednesday that it paid extortionists $11 million in bitcoins to recover access to its systems.   Third-party forensic investigations…

Cybercriminals could possibly exploit Samsung pre-installed apps for spying

Several major security vulnerabilities in Samsung pre-installed Android apps have been discovered, which, if properly exploited, might have given hackers access to personal data without the users’ permission and allowed…

Microsoft Office patches 4 critical security flaws

Check Point Research, a cybersecurity company, had advised Microsoft Office customers to update their software as soon as possible following the discovery of four security vulnerabilities that enable attackers to…

U.S. recovers 63.7 of 75 bitcoins ransom paid to Colonial Pipeline hackers

The US Department of Justice said on Monday that it has recovered 63.7 bitcoins (worth $2.3 million) paid by Colonial Pipeline to the DarkSide ransomware extortionists on May 8, due…

Latvian woman charged for developing trickbot banking malware

Max, the 55-year-old Latvian lady was charged on multiple counts, for her participation in programming malware for the infamous Trickbot group.   After being detained in February in Miami, Alla…

Chinese hackers attacked NYC MTA using Pulse Secure zero-day

  In April, Chinese threat actors used a Pulse Secure zero-day to compromise New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) network.   However, they were unable to cause any data…

Necro Python bot enhanced with new VMWare, server exploits

Necro, a Python-based self-replicating, polymorphic bot, has received new enhancements to increase its chances of infecting susceptible systems and bypassing detection.   The Necro Python bot has been under development…

Fujifilm ransomware attack: shuts down parts of its network globally

Fujifilm, the Japanese multinational conglomerate, has taken down a part of its network as it investigates a possible ransomware attack.   The company, which is best known for its digital…

Norton 360 antivirus to allow you to mine Ethereum crypto

As a way to protect customers from dangerous mining software, NortonLifelock has incorporated the option to mine Ethereum cryptocurrency right within its Norton 360 antivirus software.   This new mining…