Experts Find Similarities Between LockBit and BlackMatter

Cybersecurity researchers have confirmed similarities between the latest iteration of LockBit ransomware and BlackMatter. A new version of LockBit 3.0 (LockBit Black) was released in June 2022, along with a new leak site and the first Bug Bounty program on the dark web. You may also be interested in reading: Conti vs. LockBit 2.0 –… Continue reading Experts Find Similarities Between LockBit and BlackMatter

Conti vs. LockBit 2.0 – a Trend Micro Research in Brief

Trend Micro, a Japanese IT security company, has published a thorough comparison of behaviors of two major ransomware groups: Conti and LockBit 2.0. Here you can read a shorter summary of what they found out. Conti and LockBit 2.0 are outstanding operators regarding how many targets they managed to attack. The period analyzed is from… Continue reading Conti vs. LockBit 2.0 – a Trend Micro Research in Brief

Cybersecurity researchers discovered Chinese hack group Earth Lusca

According to a Trend Micro report, the Chinese cyber-espionage hack group Earth Lusca not only monitors strategic targets, but also engages in financially motivated attacks for profit. The researchers write that in recent years, the hack group has been spying on a variety of targets that could be of interest to the Chinese government, for… Continue reading Cybersecurity researchers discovered Chinese hack group Earth Lusca

Experts list 15 most attacked Linux vulnerabilities

Trend Micro has published a list of the top threats and most attacked vulnerabilities for Linux in the first half of 2021. The results were obtained from honeypots, sensors and anonymous telemetry. In total, the company recorded about 15,000,000 malicious events targeting Linux-based cloud environments and estimates that miners and ransomware account for 54% of… Continue reading Experts list 15 most attacked Linux vulnerabilities

TeamTNT mining botnet infected over 50,000 systems in three months

Trend Micro warns that since March 2021, the TeamTNT mining botnet from the same-named group has successfully compromised more than 50,000 systems. The TeamTNT group has been active since at least April 2020 and started with attacks on incorrectly configured Docker installations, infecting them with miners and bots for DDoS attacks. Then it became known… Continue reading TeamTNT mining botnet infected over 50,000 systems in three months

ZDI experts described five 0-day vulnerabilities in Windows

Researchers from the Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) team published information on five uncorrected 0-day vulnerabilities in Windows, four of which have high risk rate. Three zero-day vulnerabilities, which received identifiers CVE-2020-0916, CVE-2020-0986 and CVE-2020-0915, scored 7 points out of 10 possible on the CVSS vulnerability rating scale. “Essentially, these three problems can allow… Continue reading ZDI experts described five 0-day vulnerabilities in Windows