CostaRicto mercenary hackers target financial institutions around the world

BlackBerry experts told about the discovery of a group of mercenary hackers called CostaRicto. This is the fifth group of mercenary hackers identified by experts this year. So, back in the spring, Google Threat Analysis Group experts warned that the number of such groups is growing, and earlier this year, information security specialists have already… Continue reading CostaRicto mercenary hackers target financial institutions around the world

New Pay2Key ransomware encrypts corporate networks in just an hour

A number of companies and large corporations in Israel have been targeted by cyberattacks using a new ransomware called Pay2Key. The first attacks were recorded by specialists from Check Point at the end of October this year, and now their number has increased. According to experts, criminals usually carry out attacks after midnight, when companies… Continue reading New Pay2Key ransomware encrypts corporate networks in just an hour

Ragnar Locker ransomware attacked Italian beverage manufacturer Gruppo Campari

ZDNet reports that on November 1, 2020, Ragnar Locker ransomware operators attacked the Italian beverage manufacturer Gruppo Campari, which owns such brands as Campari, Cinzano, SKYY vodka, Epsolon, Wild Turkey, Grand Marnier and Appleton. Hackers write that they stole about 2 TB of information from the company. They have already posted screenshots of the stolen… Continue reading Ragnar Locker ransomware attacked Italian beverage manufacturer Gruppo Campari

Alien malware steals passwords from 226 Android apps

ThreatFabric analysts have discovered a new Android malware Alien. The malware primarily targets banking applications. Overall, Alien steals passwords and other credentials from 226 apps. Alien is sold on hacker forums under the MaaS scheme (Malware-as-a-Service). At the same time, the malware was not developed from scratch, it is based on the source codes of… Continue reading Alien malware steals passwords from 226 Android apps

KryptoCibule malware steals cryptocurrency from Windows users

ESET specialists discovered the KryptoCibule malware, which has been active since 2018 and steals cryptocurrency from Windows users in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (these countries accounted for 85% of infections). KryptoCibule has three main functions and is capable of: installing cryptocurrency miners on victims’ systems (CPU and GPU miners are used to mine Monero… Continue reading KryptoCibule malware steals cryptocurrency from Windows users

Ukrainian cyber police in cooperation with Binance detained operators of 20 cryptocurrency exchangers

Since January 2020, the Ukrainian cyber police began cooperating with one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance. The fact is that exchange experts often detect transactions that potentially are related to financial crimes and fraud, and in order to find and punish those responsible, they need the help of law enforcement agencies. For this,… Continue reading Ukrainian cyber police in cooperation with Binance detained operators of 20 cryptocurrency exchangers

NightLion hacker claims to have hacked DataViper information security company

A hacker, hiding under the pseudonym NightLion, claims that has exploded the service for monitoring and aggregating leaks DataViper and has already put on sale over 8 thousand company databases on the darknet. Specialists often scan hacker forums, insert sites and other sources in search of data, stolen from various companies. Such information is usually… Continue reading NightLion hacker claims to have hacked DataViper information security company

Analysts say that over 5 billion unique credentials can be found on the black market

Analysts at Digital Shadows have estimated that there are currently more than 15 billion stolen logins and passwords, including more than 5 billion unique credentials, on the black market (hacker forums, underground marketplaces, paste sites, file sharing, and so on). For more than a year, the company has been collecting data from the abovementioned sources,… Continue reading Analysts say that over 5 billion unique credentials can be found on the black market

Hacker forums show growing demand for credentials from YouTube channels

IntSights experts found that recently in the darknet there increased interest YouTube Channel Credentials, and also, as a “side effect”, this stimulates data verification activities. On hacker forums and sites that sale credentials, you can find more and more offers of this kind. It should be noted that cybercriminals for a long time were interested… Continue reading Hacker forums show growing demand for credentials from YouTube channels

Experts confirm data leak of 26 million LiveJournal users

In mid-May 2020, in the Telegram channel of the head of DeviceLock company Ashot Hovhannisyan appeared information on data leak of 33.7 million LiveJournal users. Now, experts have confirmed a data leak of 26 million users. It was reported that the detected text file contains 33,726,800 lines, among which you can find user IDs, email… Continue reading Experts confirm data leak of 26 million LiveJournal users