Microsoft has revealed that a threat actor labeled Storm-0324 is distributing malware by using "phishing lures through Microsoft Teams chats" that could be used to launch ransomware attacks.
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In a report posted this week, Microsoft stated that a Chinese hacker group was able to get a Microsoft account (MSA) consumer key because a consumer signing system crash in April 2021 exposed the key.
The FBI and the US Justice Department announced a multinational operation to “disrupt and dismantle” Qakbot, a botnet infecting over 700,000 computers systems and 200,000 in the US.
Australian digital payments and lending company Latitude Financial has suffered a hacking incident. This allows cybercriminals to get a hold of the identification documents of 328,000 customers.
The cybercriminals behind the ESXiArgs ransomware have created a new variant that evades the recovery script that the U.S. CISA recently released. The new version also comes with a new ransom note.
Reddit recently suffered a security breach that allowed cybercriminals to access some of its internal data and systems. The incident was a result of a successful phishing attack against the company.
NordVPN's study shows millions of people globally were hit by data theft in the past four years. Data stolen and then sold on bot markets included user logins, cookies, digital fingerprints, and more.
Medibank, the Australian private health insurance provider has been hit by a cyber incident. Currently, It is investigating the nature of the incident and any impact it may have on its customers.
Uber has suffered a significant data breach. The rideshare company has taken several of its internal systems offline to assess the extent of the damage done. It's the first major attack since 2016.
With the increasing cyber threats, the cloud environment has become unsafe. Users look for better threat detection services as Permiso launches P0 Labs offering an identity-based approach.
Microsoft has published its annual Digital Defense Report, highlighting that nation-state actors from Russia pose the biggest threat to foreign governments, such as the United States.
NortonLifeLock has released new data that suggests 330 million people in 10 countries were affected by cybercrime last year with 55 million people being affected by identity theft.
In a sternly worded letter, Microsoft has urged world leaders to unite and take action against cybercrime groups from North Korea and Russia, among others, which are attacking healthcare institutions.
Microsoft has announced that it has prevented a cyberattack on Munich Security Conference and Think 20 attendees. The attack was carried out by Phosphorus, a hacking group from Iran.
The Law Commission has put forward some reforms for the U.K. government to look at, they include the criminalisation of cyberflashing and pile-on harassment but increase the criminality threshold.
Microsoft has reported increased activity from hacking groups based in Russia, China, and Iran targeting the U.S. presidential elections. Both Biden and Trump campaigns have been attacked.
Europol is going after the 151,000 registered users of the biggest DDoS-for-hire website. The law enforcement authority has warned that these people will "face action for the damage they have caused."
The recent surge in Bitcoin's popularity, and the subsequent increase in the volatility of its value, transaction fees and processing times, are causing ransomware makers to look elsewhere.
A threat intelligence firm has taken a look at an online course that actually offers its students lessons on how to commit credit card fraud and gain access to online accounts for their own gain.
IBM introduces the Z Mainframe, a breakthrough in data protection technology designed to safeguard online transactions and sensitive data from the epidemic of cyber attacks and data breaches.
A new report by Lloyd's of London has found that a global cyber-attack could cost around $53 billion in economic losses, which could match the ones incurred during natural disasters.
During an interview, the CEO of BTCC said that the increase in cyber attacks on bitcoin exchanges proves the value behind the cryptocurrency and that the value of bitcoin will increase substantially.
A malware operator named Sergey Vovnenko was recently sentenced to 41 months in prison after managing a malware botnet that was able to infect computers, whose data were stolen and sold online.
A new malware was recently seen attacking routers using Android phones. It brute forces routers using a predefined list of default router passwords, and uses the network to further spread crime.
Internet Service Providers in India have been blocking torrents/warez websites as part of a government order. Those who are caught could be fined, as well as jailed for three years.
A senate panel in Pakistan has approved a controversial cybercrime bill, which could be written into the country's law if endorsed by the senate and finally, the President Mamnoon Hussain.
According to security experts, the utilization of ransomware by cybercriminals is rapidly rising. This is reportedly due to the openness of source codes, as well as the large money criminals get.
A new report details an organized deep web-based Russian ransomware campaign which has targeted thousands of corporations, from hospitals to hotels, and netted ringleaders exorbitant salaries.
Michaels announced this week that a data breach which happened between May 8, 2013 and January 27, 2014 has resulted in the exposure of 2.6 million credit card numbers to cyber-criminals.
Microsoft has announced it has entered into partnerships with three groups (The Organization of American States, Europol and FIS) in its continued efforts to help combat international cybercrime.
Microsoft is urging everybody to "Do1Thing" on this year's Safer Internet Day to help keep people safer online and provide training so that people can protect against digital threats for life.
Microsoft has now officially opened its new Cybercrime Center complex in Redmond, Washington, which it says will be able to help combat global cyberthreats in real time.
Microsoft is launching a new Cybercrime Center by merging its digital crimes and software piracy teams in an effort to better combat malware and hacking threats.
Unit 61938, a group of Chinese governmental hackers responsible for more than 100 documented attacks since 2006, might have been nailed on the outskirts of the world's biggest city - Shanghai.
The FBI has confirmed the arrest of 10 people over the Butterfly Botnet; a botnet that, peaking at more than 11 million machines infected, harvesting details on bank accounts and passwords.
Hackers identifying themselves as part of the Anonymous collective have admitted their guilt in an attack against PayPal, which the company alleges lost them £3.5 million during 2010.
Kim Dotcom's extradition to the United States hearing could be pushed all the way back to July 2013, with the family's case reaching box-office proportions in terms of plot twists and turns.
A Dutch national who demanded rewards for ceasing attacks on an MMO's servers could be "levelled up" to five years in the slammer after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.
An attack on Sony Pictures' website, more than a year ago, has not gone unpunished. A second suspect in the attack has been arrested over his crimes, and could face 15 years imprisonment for them.
Notorious hacker 'AnonymouSabu' has gained an additional six months of freedom before his sentencing trial begins, due to his willingness to cooperate with the government he previously fought against.