Cyber Crime

Pierluigi Paganini January 10, 2024
HMG Healthcare disclosed a data breach

The Healthcare services provider HMG Healthcare has disclosed a data breach that impacted 40 affiliated nursing facilities. In November 2023, the Healthcare services provider HMG Healthcare discovered a data breach that exposed personal health information related to residents and employees at HMG affiliated nursing facilities. The company immediately launched an investigation into the incident and […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 10, 2024
Threat actors hacked the X account of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and announced fake Bitcoin ETF approval

Threat actors hacked the X account of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and used it to publish the fake news on the Bitcoin ETF approval. Hackers hijacked the X account of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and used it to publish fake news on the Bitcoin ETF approval. “Today the SEC […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 10, 2024
Decryptor for Tortilla variant of Babuk ransomware released

Researchers and the Dutch Police released a decryptor for the Tortilla variant of the Babuk ransomware after the arrest of its operator. Cisco Talos researchers obtained a decryptor for the Babuk Tortilla ransomware variant. The experts were able to extract and share the private decryption key used by the ransomware operators. Talos experts shared the key […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2024
LockBit ransomware gang claims the attack on Capital Health

The LockBit ransomware gang claimed responsibility for the cyber attack on the Capital Health hospital network. The LockBit ransomware operation has claimed responsibility for the cyberattack that hit the Capital Health hospital network in November 2023. Capital Health Regional Medical Center is a member of Capital Health System. Located in Trenton, New Jersey, Capital Health […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2024
Syrian group Anonymous Arabic distributes stealthy malware Silver RAT

A hacker group that calls itself Anonymous Arabic is distributing a stealthy remote access trojan called Silver RAT. Cyfirma researchers observed threat actors called ‘Anonymous Arabic’ distributing a C# remote access trojan called Silver RAT. The malware supports multiple capabilities, including bypassing anti-viruses and covertly launching hidden applications, browsers, and keyloggers. The hacker group is active on […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 08, 2024
Swiss Air Force sensitive files stolen in the hack of Ultra Intelligence & Communications

Documents belonging to the Swiss Air Force were leaked on the dark web as a result of cyberattack on a US security provider. Documents belonging to the Swiss Air Force were leaked on the dark web after the US security company Ultra Intelligence & Communications suffered a data breach. Ultra Intelligence & Communications provides critical […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 08, 2024
DoJ charged 19 individuals in a transnational cybercrime investigation xDedic Marketplace

19 individuals worldwide were charged in a transnational cybercrime investigation of the now defunct xDedic marketplace. The U.S. DoJ charged 19 individuals worldwide for their role in the operations of the now-defunct xDedic Marketplace. In January 2019, law enforcement agencies in the US and Europe announced the seizure of the popular xDedic marketplace, an underground market offering for sale […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 05, 2024
The source code of Zeppelin Ransomware sold on a hacking forum

A threat actor announced the sale of the source code and a cracked version of the Zeppelin ransomware builder for $500. Researchers from cybersecurity firm KELA reported that a threat actor announced on a cybercrime forum the sale of the source code and a cracked version of the Zeppelin ransomware builder for $500. The seller clarified that it has […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 03, 2024
Cybercriminals Implemented Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Invoice Fraud

Crooks created a new tool that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) for creating fraudulent invoices used for wire fraud and BEC. Resecurity has uncovered a cybercriminal faction known as “GXC Team“, who specializes in crafting tools for online banking theft, ecommerce deception, and internet scams. Around November 11th, 2023, the group’s leader, operating under the alias […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 03, 2024
Hackers stole more than $81 million worth of crypto assets from Orbit Chain

Crypto platform Orbit Chain suffered a cyberattack, threat actors have stolen more than $81 million worth of cryptocurrency. Orbit Chain has suffered a security breach that has resulted in the theft of more than $81 million worth of cryptocurrency. Orbit Chain is a multi-asset blockchain platform that connects various blockchains through Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC). It […]