Researchers have identified a new state-backed hacker group in North Korea. The group in question is the North Korean hacker group APT43, which has targeted government organizations in Europe, the United States, South Korea, and Japan for the past five years. What is APT43? APT43 (sometimes called “Kimsuky”) is a North Korean group that became… Continue reading APT43 Funds Cybercrime With Stolen Crypto
Author: Stephanie Adlam
I write about how to make your Internet browsing comfortable and safe. The modern digital world is worth being a part of, and I want to show you how to do it properly.
Ransomware Actors Target IBM’s Aspera Faspex
File transfer utility Aspera Faspex, developed by IBM, became a riding mare of cybercriminals. A vulnerability discovered in the past year is exploited to deploy various ransomware samples. Key threat actors using that breach are IceFire, Shadowserver and Buhti. The issue allows arbitrary code execution, and touches all app versions before Faspex 4.4.2 PL2. What… Continue reading Ransomware Actors Target IBM’s Aspera Faspex
3CX Phone System is Struck With Chain Supply Attack
3CX Phone System, a desktop app for business phone communication, fell victim to a supply chain attack. Recent updates deliver a forged version of the application that makes it possible to install stealer malware. The actual payload is getting delivered in a 3-stage manner, which makes it harder to track. What is the 3CX Phone… Continue reading 3CX Phone System is Struck With Chain Supply Attack
Binance US Ban Scams Incoming: What to Expect?
Recent events around one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges Binance sound threatening. CFTC, the U.S. regulator of commodity futures trading, charged the company with allegations of violating numerous acts and regulations. This platform is used by a huge number of people, and any service outages or problems with wire outs as the result of… Continue reading Binance US Ban Scams Incoming: What to Expect?
Malicious ChatGPT Add-On Hijack Facebook Accounts
ChatGPT became a worldwide phenomenon in recent months. GPT-4 update created even more hype around it, bringing it on top of numerous newsletters. Such an opportunity could not be ignored by cybercriminals – and they stepped in with a malicious browser plugin that parasites on ChatGPT image. Reportedly, that plugin hijacks Facebook accounts of anyone… Continue reading Malicious ChatGPT Add-On Hijack Facebook Accounts
BlackGuard Receives Update, Targets More Cryptowallets
BlackGuard, a prolific infostealer malware, received an update at the edge of 2023. The new update introduced advanced data-stealing capabilities and secure connectivity features. The new version also includes a row of new anti-detection and anti-analysis capabilities. Let’s have a more detailed look into this malware and see the difference from all aspects. BlackGuard Stealer… Continue reading BlackGuard Receives Update, Targets More Cryptowallets
Linus Tech Tips YouTube Channel Hacked
Linus Tech Tips, a YouTube 15-million tech channel, was hacked and then used to spread a cryptocurrency scam. It happened around March 23, 2023, and could have led to massive victims among channel subscribers. YouTube has already taken care of the channel by suspending it. Who is Linus Tech Tips? Linus Tech Tips is a… Continue reading Linus Tech Tips YouTube Channel Hacked
Financial Assistance Department Email Scam to call (855)-XXX-XXXX
Email is one of the oldest ways to exchange information over the Internet. So, email scams are the most common type of scam that originated, as it is believed, back in 1995. However, Financial assistance department scam is a relatively new type of scam that has recently emerged. In this article, we will look at… Continue reading Financial Assistance Department Email Scam to call (855)-XXX-XXXX
BreachForums is down. Things got worse?
Recently, one of BreachForums administrators nicknamed PomPomPurin was arrested by the FBI. That event took place on March 17, 2023, and since then, another administrator of that forum assured that BreachForums activity will not be interrupted or influenced. However, since 19:00 GMT of March 19, the page is not available. What is BreachForums and who… Continue reading BreachForums is down. Things got worse?
5 Tips to Improve Your Privacy on the Web
Nowadays, online privacy is a crucial concern that we should all be aware of, especially when it comes to using a web browser. It contains all the information about our daily online activities – and each of us has plenty of it. In this article, we’ll give you some practical advice on how to safeguard… Continue reading 5 Tips to Improve Your Privacy on the Web