TOP 12 Most Dangerous Types of Phishing Attacks 2022

Phishing is a type of cyberattack that is committed with the use of different techniques. They include malware, social engineering, and spamming. The main target and phishing is generally personal information – like credentials, full name, phone number, and personal email address. The outcomes of phishing are used widely – from selling the obtained information… Continue reading TOP 12 Most Dangerous Types of Phishing Attacks 2022

TOP 9 Malware Attacks: Compilation 2022

The World Wide Web is not a hostile realm by itself, but any Internet user should be aware of the dangers lurking on the Net. If earlier harmful software was just fun for the hackers or vandalism in the worst case, today, malware attacks are a viable business model. The commercial element makes the danger… Continue reading TOP 9 Malware Attacks: Compilation 2022

Steps to Help: Best Ransomware Protection 2022

Ransomware Protection in 2022: Ransomware is considered one of the most dangerous types of malware. You may disagree, but the occasion when your data becomes inaccessible bleaches all other threats. While spyware attacks, backdoors, or adware try to make it silent or, at least, not very harsh, ransomware is a nuke. Knowing how to protect… Continue reading Steps to Help: Best Ransomware Protection 2022

PRODAFT Published PYSA Ransomware Report

Recently specialists from PRODAFT (Proactive Defense Against Future Threats) published an extensive report about the infamous ransomware variant PYSA. The detailed information in the report ” PYSA (Mespinoza) In-depth analysis” covers quite an interesting even for the general public range of questions. As a fact:The report was prepared by the PTI team of the company… Continue reading PRODAFT Published PYSA Ransomware Report

Nation-State Threat Actors are an Actual Menace, According to CISA

On April 13, the US government (specifically, the Department of Energy, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation) made a warning about nation-state threat actors using specialized malware to access industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) devices. Nation-State threat actors in… Continue reading Nation-State Threat Actors are an Actual Menace, According to CISA

The US won’t cooperate with Russia on ransomware anymore

The US won’t cooperate with Russia on ransomware anymore

The US suspends its cooperation with Russia on ransomware criminals amidst the brutal war the Russian government wages against Ukraine, State Department spokesperson told Sputnik. “The Russian government is engaged in a brutal and unjustified war against Ukraine, so our channel on criminal ransomware actors is not active,” the spokesperson said. On Thursday White House… Continue reading The US won’t cooperate with Russia on ransomware anymore

RaidForums shutdown as the result of Operation Tourniquet

Diogo Santos Coelho, the organisator of RaidForums, was captured

The chain of international law enforcement agencies – Europol, FBI, NCA and others – seized the world’s largest hacker forum – RaidForums. That seems to be part of an anti-cybercrime campaign that started from the Hydra Shop shutdown. On April 12, 2022, the National Crime Agency (shorty NCA) reported on their official website about the… Continue reading RaidForums shutdown as the result of Operation Tourniquet

FFDroider Stealer – the new hazard to your social networks

FFDroider Stealer, FFDroider malware, Stealer virus

FFDroider is an example of a modern stealer malware that aims at sensitive data in web browsers. The overall amount of new stealers that appeared in the first quarter of 2022 says a lot about the new malware trends. FFDroider Stealer is the second malware of this type that popped out last month. The BlackGuard… Continue reading FFDroider Stealer – the new hazard to your social networks

Meta Infostealer Malware Spread via Spam

Meta, a newly crafted information-stealing malware, is distributed via a vast spam spree. The mechanism of the stealer injection within this campaign is already well-known. However, Meta is now a mainstream tool among hackers. Therefore, further attacks featuring this software but with different scenarios are inevitable. This article explains how the current malspam scheme works.… Continue reading Meta Infostealer Malware Spread via Spam

Hydra Market Shut Down by the German Authorities

The United States, together with its European allies, has managed to get Hydra market shut down. Servers of this shop, a Russian-language darknet platform, were reported on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to be seized by German authorities. The marketplace used to be a place to mainly trade illegal drugs and documents, mix cryptocurrency, and exchange… Continue reading Hydra Market Shut Down by the German Authorities