Microsoft Accuses Russia of Cyberattacks against Ukraine’s Allies

In the latest report on global information security, Microsoft accuses Russia of massive cyberattacks in connection with the war in Ukraine. It states that Russian hackers have carried out numerous cyber-espionage operations against Ukraine’s allied countries since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Let me remind you that we reported that Hacker groups… Continue reading Microsoft Accuses Russia of Cyberattacks against Ukraine’s Allies

Russian Hackers Use Follina Vulnerability to Attack Users in Ukraine

The Ukraine Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) said Russian hackers are exploiting the Follina vulnerability in new phishing campaigns to install CredoMap malware and Cobalt Strike beacons. According to experts, the APT28 hacker group (Strontium, Fancy Bear and Sofacy) sends out emails with a malicious document called “Nuclear Terrorism Is a Real Threat.rtf”. The hackers… Continue reading Russian Hackers Use Follina Vulnerability to Attack Users in Ukraine

Ryuk – Devastatingly Effective Targeted Ransomware

Ransomware is a malicious program which an attacker injects into your device to encrypt your data and hold your digital life hostage. Ryuk ransomware is similar to the typical ransomware but enhanced. It deliberately preys on high-profile targets capable of paying large amounts of money. Today we will learn what Ryuk ransomware is, how it… Continue reading Ryuk – Devastatingly Effective Targeted Ransomware

Team Xecuter’s life. How hackers leave after the arrest?

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Gary Bowser, the Nintendo hacker, appears to be a very happy cybercriminal. Despite a prison term and another arrest, the 50-year-old Frenchman is enjoying life. So does his “collegue” – Max Louarn, the chief of Team Xecuter gang. The Nintendo Hacker keeps going As reported by SecurityLab in February of this year, Gary Bowser was… Continue reading Team Xecuter’s life. How hackers leave after the arrest?

LockBit 2.0 Promises to Leak Mandiant Data

LockBit 2.0 announcement: real thing or vengeful trolling? On June 6, on its portal on the dark web, LockBit 2.0, a ransomware operator, has announced the exposure of data allegedly stolen in a successful hack from Mandiant, a large and influential cybersecurity company. Considering the RSA 2022 conference opening on the same day in San… Continue reading LockBit 2.0 Promises to Leak Mandiant Data

Chinese Hackers Attack Fresh 0-day Follina Vulnerability

Experts have warned that Chinese hackers are already actively exploiting a 0-day vulnerability in Microsoft Office known as Follina to remotely execute malicious code on vulnerable systems. Let me remind you that the discovery of Follina became known a few days ago, although the first researchers discovered the bug back in April 2022, but then… Continue reading Chinese Hackers Attack Fresh 0-day Follina Vulnerability

29 Moonbirds Stolen via Link Click from a Proof Collective Member

29 Moonbirds, NFTs amounting to around 750 ETC (approximately $1,5M) in value, were stolen from an unmentioned Proof Collective member as a result of a scam, according to the May 25 tweet by @CirrusNFT. The theft happened as the victim clicked an unchecked link signing a transaction offered by a scammer who pretended to be… Continue reading 29 Moonbirds Stolen via Link Click from a Proof Collective Member

Cybersecurity Experts Analyzed the Methods of a Group of Russian Hackers Wizard Spider

Information security specialists from PRODAFT have published the results of an investigation into the Wizard Spider group, which is allegedly associated with the Grim Spider and Lunar Spider hacker groups. The Wizard Spider group, possibly of Russian origin, manages an infrastructure of “a complex set of sub-commands and groups, controls a huge number of hacked… Continue reading Cybersecurity Experts Analyzed the Methods of a Group of Russian Hackers Wizard Spider

Germans Interested in the Situation in Ukraine Are Attacked by the PowerShell RAT Malware

An unknown hacker attacked German users who are interested in information about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, infecting them with PowerShell RAT malware (more precisely, a remote access trojan) and stealing their data. Let me remind you that we wrote that Hacker groups split up: some of them support Russia, others Ukraine, and also that… Continue reading Germans Interested in the Situation in Ukraine Are Attacked by the PowerShell RAT Malware

Stabbed in the back: Chinese Mustang Panda Cyberspies Attack Russian Officials

Secureworks researchers have discovered a phishing campaign by Chinese Mustang Panda cyberspies targeting Russian officials and the military. According to experts, Chinese “government” hackers from the Mustang Panda group (aka HoneyMyte, Bronze President, RedDelta and TA416) are behind the attacks. Let me remind you that we wrote that Hacker groups split up: some of them… Continue reading Stabbed in the back: Chinese Mustang Panda Cyberspies Attack Russian Officials