Crypto mining malware – Crackonosh mined Monero worth $2 million

A new variant of cryptocurrency-mining malware, known as Crackonosh, has been detected that Windows Safe mode, during attacks.   The malware has been named Crackonosh by Avast researchers, and it…

21-year-old scammer arrested for phishing operation

  Last week, authorities detained a man for sending bogus text messages to thousands of people in order to gain financial information and swindle them.   The individual is thought…

Clop ransomware gang partners laundered $500 million in ransomware payments

The cybercrime group was busted last week in connection with Clop (or Cl0p) ransomware attacks against numerous companies over the past several months, assisted in the laundering of $500 million…

Brave launches its privacy-focused search engine with anti-tracking features

Brave, a privacy-focused online browser, has been testing its own search engine with a small group of users for a while now.   The public beta version of the search…

New GoLang Trojan, ChaChi used in attacks against US schools

In the cyberattacks targeted on government agencies and US schools, a new Trojan developed with the Go programming language was employed.   The malware, known as ChaChi, is also being…

John McAfee, the creator of antivirus, was reportedly found dead

According to a government official, John McAfee, the founder of the McAfee antivirus software, was found dead in his cell at a jail near Barcelona.   A Spanish court had…

Tor Browser fixes vulnerability that tracks you using installed apps: Report

Tor Browser 10.0.18 was released by the Tor Project to fix a number of problems, including a vulnerability that allows websites to track users by fingerprinting the apps they have…

ADATA ransomware attack: suffers massive data leak

The Ragnar Locker ransomware attack targeted Taiwanese memory and storage chip manufacturer ADATA, with the gang releasing download links for almost 700 GB of stolen data.   For a long…

South Korea’s Nuclear Research agency, KAERI hacked using VPN flaw

Last month, South Korea’s Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) claimed that North Korean threat actors used a VPN vulnerability to breach their internal networks.   The Korea Atomic Energy…

Popular Android antiviruses fail to detect malicious apps: DroidMorph

According to a new study published by a group of academics, anti-virus software for Android is still vulnerable to various types of malwares, posing a severe concern as cyber criminals…