Ragnar Locker Ransomware Accidentally Attacked Belgian Police

The operators of the ransomware Ragnar Locker published on their “leak site” the data stolen from the police unit of the Belgian province of Antwerp. The problem is that the hackers believed that they had compromised the municipality of the city of Zwijndrecht, and the law enforcement officers were hacked by accident. Let me remind… Continue reading Ragnar Locker Ransomware Accidentally Attacked Belgian Police

“Password” Topped the List of the Most Common Passwords in 2022

The NordPass password manager team has prepared annual statistics by analysing the most commonly used and weakest passwords of 2022. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Password meter services put Internet users at risk. Years go by and some things don’t change. After reviewing more than 3 TB of data provided by… Continue reading “Password” Topped the List of the Most Common Passwords in 2022

Fake MSI Afterburner Infects Users’ Machines with Miners and Stealers

According to cybersecurity specialists from Cyble, attackers distribute miners and the RedLine infostealer using download sites for the fake MSI Afterburner utility. Over the past three months, more than 50 such fake resources have appeared on the network. Let me remind you that we also talked that Djvu Ransomware Spreads via Discord, Carrying RedLine Stealer,… Continue reading Fake MSI Afterburner Infects Users’ Machines with Miners and Stealers

Chrome Extension ViperSoftX Steals Passwords and Cryptocurrency

A Windows malware designed to steal cryptocurrency and clipboard contents installs a malicious VenomSoftX Chrome extension on users’ machines. The extension works like a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), stealing victims’ data and cryptocurrencies. Let me remind you that we also said that Malicious Ledger Live extension for Chrome steals Ledger wallet data, and also that… Continue reading Chrome Extension ViperSoftX Steals Passwords and Cryptocurrency

Exploit for Vulnerabilities ProxyNotShell Appeared on the Network

Experts warned that an exploit for two high-profile vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange, which are collectively called ProxyNotShell, has appeared in the public domain. Vulnerabilities have been used by hackers before, but now there may be more attacks. Initially, ProxyNotShell problems (CVE-2022-41040 and CVE-2022-41082) were discovered in September by analysts from the Vietnamese company GTSC. Let… Continue reading Exploit for Vulnerabilities ProxyNotShell Appeared on the Network

Security Experts Secretly Helped Zeppelin Ransomware Victims for Two Years

Since 2020, some information security specialists have helped victims, as individuals and companies affected by the Zeppelin ransomware. The fact is that a number of vulnerabilities were found in the encryptor, which were used to create a working decryptor. Let me remind you that we talked that Microsoft Links Hacker Group Vice Society to Several… Continue reading Security Experts Secretly Helped Zeppelin Ransomware Victims for Two Years

Mirai Botnet RapperBot Conducts DDoS Attacks on Game Servers

The researchers warned that the RapperBot Mirai botnet has resumed activity, and now the updated malware is used for DDoS attacks on game servers, although the exact goals of the botnet are unknown. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Google revealed the most powerful DDoS attack in history, and also that MooBot… Continue reading Mirai Botnet RapperBot Conducts DDoS Attacks on Game Servers

PCspoF Attack Could Disable Orion Spacecraft

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, and NASA have detailed a TTEthernet (Time-Triggered Ethernet) PCspoF attack that could disable the Orion spacecraft. Experts say vulnerabilities in this network technology, which is widely used in the space and aviation industries, could have catastrophic consequences for critical systems, including the… Continue reading PCspoF Attack Could Disable Orion Spacecraft

42,000 Sites Generate Ad Traffic Pretending to Be Famous Brands

The Chinese group Fangxiao has built a huge network of 42,000 websites that pose as well-known brands (including Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Knorr, Unilever, Shopee and Emirates) and generate ad traffic. These resources redirect their visitors to sites that advertise adware applications, dating sites, giveaways, or infect their systems with the Triada Trojan. You might also be… Continue reading 42,000 Sites Generate Ad Traffic Pretending to Be Famous Brands

Ukrainian Cyber Police and Europol Arrested Fraudsters Involved in Fake Investments

The Ukrainian cyber police and Europol have arrested five members of an international network of fraudsters, whose income is estimated at 200 million euros a year. Let me remind you that we wrote that Ukrainian Law Enforcers Arrested Hackers Who Sold More Than 30 Million Accounts, and also that Ukrainian law enforcement officers arrested members… Continue reading Ukrainian Cyber Police and Europol Arrested Fraudsters Involved in Fake Investments