Shuckworm hackers attack Ukrainian organizations with new variant of Pteredo backdoor

Specialists from the cybersecurity company Symantec reported attacks by the cybercriminal group Shuckworm (Armageddon or Gamaredon) on Ukrainian organizations using a new version of the Pteredo (Pteranodon) custom backdoor. The group, linked by experts to Russia, has been carrying out cyber-espionage operations against Ukrainian government organizations since at least 2014. According to experts, the group… Continue reading Shuckworm hackers attack Ukrainian organizations with new variant of Pteredo backdoor

Raindrop is another malware detected during the SolarWinds hack

Symantec specialists detected Raindrop malware, which was used during the attack on SolarWinds along with other malware. According to the researchers, Raindrop was used by cybercriminals in the last stages of the attack and was deployed only on the networks of a few selected targets (only four malware samples were found). Let me remind you… Continue reading Raindrop is another malware detected during the SolarWinds hack

Experts developed a free bot detection tool on Twitter

NortonLifeLock, which appeared after Symantec sold its information security division and brand Symantec Broadcom for $10.7 billion, developed a bot detection tool on Twitter. Experts have unveiled a beta version of BotSight’s free browser extension that identifies bots on Twitter and is designed to combat fake news and misinformation. The new tool is already available… Continue reading Experts developed a free bot detection tool on Twitter