Ukrainian cyber police arrested ransomware operators who “earned” $150 million

Ukrainian Cyber Police have arrested two operators of an unnamed ransomware. It is reported that the operation was carried out jointly by the Ukrainian and French police, the FBI, Europol and Interpol. The suspects are believed to have been involved in attacks on 100 North American and European companies, “earning” in this way over $… Continue reading Ukrainian cyber police arrested ransomware operators who “earned” $150 million

FBI Kept Secret Key To Decrypt Data After REvil Attacks

Journalists of The Washington Post found out how the FBI obtained the key to decrypt the data, which was affected in the attacks of the REvil ransomware. First, should be recalled that the background of what is happening: last week Bitdefender published a universal utility for decrypting files affected by the attacks of the ransomware… Continue reading FBI Kept Secret Key To Decrypt Data After REvil Attacks

US authorities accused Ukrainian citizen of running a brute force botnet

The US authorities accused the Ukrainian citizen of hacking: namely, they reported that 28-year-old Ukrainian citizen Gleb Ivanov-Tolpintsev had been extradited from Poland and accused of selling access to hacked computer systems through a specialized darknet marketplace. According to court documents, the suspect had been running a botnet for more than four years, which he… Continue reading US authorities accused Ukrainian citizen of running a brute force botnet

List of suspects in terrorism that are monitored by the FBI leaked to the network

A copy of the FBI’s Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) list has Leaked to the network. It is a list of suspects in terrorism that are monitored by FBI. The database contains 1.9 million records, including the secret “No Fly List”, that is, a list of persons who should not be allowed on board of the… Continue reading List of suspects in terrorism that are monitored by the FBI leaked to the network

Experts published a list of the most attacked vulnerabilities in 2020-2021

Experts from the FBI, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS CISA), the Australian Cybersecurity Center (ACSC), and the UK National Cybersecurity Center (NCSC) have published joint security advisories that list the most attacked and most popular vulnerabilities among criminals in 2020 and 2021. Based on data collected by the US government, most of the… Continue reading Experts published a list of the most attacked vulnerabilities in 2020-2021

US and UK accused China for attacks on Microsoft Exchange servers

The United States and a coalition of its allies, including the EU, Britain and NATO, have formally accused China and its authorities of a large-scale hacking campaign to break into Microsoft Exchange servers. Let me remind you that these attacks have been going on since the beginning of 2021 and are targeted tens of thousands… Continue reading US and UK accused China for attacks on Microsoft Exchange servers

FBI and NSA release a statement about attacks by Russian hackers

The FBI and NSA claim that a group of Russian government hackers are brute-forcing companies and organizations around the world. The NSA, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS CISA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency, the FBI and the UK National Cybersecurity Center (NCSC) issued a joint statement warning that the Russian “government hack group from… Continue reading FBI and NSA release a statement about attacks by Russian hackers

FBI removed web shells from vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers without informing owners

The US Department of Justice reported that a court in early April granted the FBI special powers and the bureau removed web shells previously installed by hackers on vulnerable Exchange servers in the United States. The FBI also had the power to remove other malware (without notification of the server owners). The FBI did not… Continue reading FBI removed web shells from vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers without informing owners

eBay employees organized persecution and intimidation of a family of bloggers

Six former eBay employees became involved in a strange trial. According to the investigation, eBay employees organized the persecution and intimidation of a couple of bloggers from the city of Natick, Massachusetts. The auction employees literally terrorized the spouses that published unflattering articles about eBay, sending them live cockroaches and funeral wreaths, sending threatening messages,… Continue reading eBay employees organized persecution and intimidation of a family of bloggers

US authorities have published the top 10 software vulnerabilities, most often exploited over the past 5 years

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency (CISA), part of the US Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published the TOP 10 software vulnerabilities, most commonly exploited in 2016-2019. The list includes vulnerabilities used by both government-funded hackers and civil cybercriminals. “The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of… Continue reading US authorities have published the top 10 software vulnerabilities, most often exploited over the past 5 years