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Unit221b Secretly Helped Victims of Zeppelin Ransomware for 2 Years

Unit221b Secretly Helped Victims of Zeppelin Ransomware for 2 Years

Security professionals at Unit221b found vulnerabilities in the Zeppelin ransomware encryption mechanism. Experts managed to use them to create a…

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…

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…

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,…

Logs of Internal Chats of the Russian Hacker Group Yanluowang Leaked to the Network

Logs of Internal Chats of the Russian Hacker Group Yanluowang Leaked to the Network

Information security experts report a hack of the Yanluowang hacker group, which compromised Cisco this summer. According to experts, internal chats of the group leaked to the network, showing that…

Emotet Botnet Resumed Activity after Five Months of Inactivity

Emotet Botnet Resumed Activity after Five Months of Inactivity

The Emotet botnet resumed activity and began sending out malicious spam again after a five-month break, during which the malware practically “lay low.” So far, Emotet is not delivering additional…

OpenSSL Patches Released and Critical Vulnerability Turns Out to be Not So Critical

OpenSSL Patches Released and Critical Vulnerability Turns Out to be Not So Critical

At the end of October, OpenSSL developers warned that the upcoming update to version 3.0.7 would close a critical vulnerability. Notably, this would only be the second critical bug in…

Azov Ransomware Tries to Set Up Cybersecurity Specialists

Azov Ransomware Tries to Set Up Cybersecurity Specialists

Azov ransomware, a newcomer to the encryption malware market, appears in view with a rather unusual strategy. This malware seems to be a simple vandal that shifts responsibility to honorable…

Raspberry Robin Worm Operators Now Trade Access

Raspberry Robin Worm Operators Now Trade Access

Microsoft researchers reported that the operators of the hack group, which they track under the ID DEV-0950, used the Clop ransomware to encrypt the network of a victim previously infected…

The Updated Fodcha Botnet Reaches a Capacity of 1 Tb / s and Demands a Ransom Directly in DDoS Packets

The Updated Fodcha Botnet Reaches a Capacity of 1 Tb / s and Demands a Ransom Directly in DDoS Packets

Qihoo 360 (360 Netlab) experts have warned about the emergence of an updated version of the Fodcha botnet, which embeds ransom demands directly into DDoS packets and has new infrastructure…

OpenSSL Fixes First Critical Vulnerability Since 2016

OpenSSL Fixes First Critical Vulnerability Since 2016

The developers of the OpenSSL project have informed users that the upcoming version 3.0.7 will close a recently discovered critical vulnerability. This is only the second critical bug in OpenSSL…

Microsoft Links Hacker Group Vice Society to Several Ransomware Campaigns

Microsoft Links Hacker Group Vice Society to Several Ransomware Campaigns

Microsoft experts have published a report on the hacker group Vice Society (aka DEV-0832), which uses ransomware to attack the educational sector in the US and other countries around the…

Hacktivists Stole 100,000 Emails from Atomic Energy Organization of Iran

Hacktivists Stole 100,000 Emails from Atomic Energy Organization of Iran

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) reported that the mail servers of one of its subsidiaries were hacked. Previously, the hacker group Black Reward published data stolen from the…