Cyber Crime

Pierluigi Paganini February 26, 2024
IntelBroker claimed the hack of the Los Angeles International Airport

The popular hacker IntelBroker announced that it had hacked the Los Angeles International Airport by exploiting a flaw in one of its CRM systems. The website Hackread first reported that the popular hacker IntelBroker had breached one of the CRM systems used by the Los Angeles International Airport. IntelBroker announced it had exploited a vulnerability […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 26, 2024
LockBit is back and threatens to target more government organizations

The LockBit gang is back and set up a new infrastructure after the recent attempt by law enforcement to disrupt their operation. Last week, a joint law enforcement action, code-named Operation Cronos, conducted by law enforcement agencies from 11 countries disrupted the LockBit ransomware operation. The operation led to the arrest of two members of the ransomware gang […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 25, 2024
Crooks stole $10 million from Axie Infinity co-founder

Crooks stole nearly $10 million from the wallet of one of the co-founders of the video game Axie Infinity and the related Ronin Network. Cybercriminals stole about $10 million from the wallet of Jeff “Jihoz” Zirlin, who is one of the co-founders of the video game Axie Infinity and the related Ronin Network. On February […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 23, 2024
230K individuals impacted by a data breach suffered by Telco provider Tangerine

Australian telecommunications provider Tangerine disclosed a data breach that impacted roughly 230,000 individuals. Tangerine suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of roughly 230,000 individuals. The security breach occurred on Sunday 18 February 2024, but Tangerine management became aware of the incident on Tuesday 20 February 2024.   The telco notified the Australian Cyber Security […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 22, 2024
“Beyond the border scam”, pay attention to the instance of the new Nigerian fraud

Security researcher Salvatore Lombardo shared details about a new instance of Nigerian fraud that he called ‘Beyond the border scam.’ The 419 scam is a form of scam that requires the recipient to pay an upfront sum to receive a much larger reward later. The name derives from article 419 of the Nigerian penal code which punishes […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2024
US GOV OFFERS A REWARD OF UP TO $15M FOR INFO ON LOCKBIT GANG MEMBERS AND AFFILIATES

U.S. government offers rewards of up to $15 million for information that could lead to the identification or location of LockBit ransomware gang members and affiliates. The U.S. Department of State is offering a reward of up to $15 million for information leading to the identification or location of members of the Lockbit ransomware gang and […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2024
New Redis miner Migo uses novel system weakening techniques

A new malware campaign targets Redis servers to deploy the mining crypto miner Migo on compromised Linux hosts. Caro Security researchers have observed a new malware campaign targeting Redis servers with a crypto miner dubbed Migo. The campaign stands out for the use of several novel system weakening techniques against the data store itself.  Migo […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2024
More details about Operation Cronos that disrupted Lockbit operation

Law enforcement provided additional details about the international Operation Cronos that led to the disruption of the Lockbit ransomware operation. Yesterday, a joint law enforcement action, code-named Operation Cronos, conducted by law enforcement agencies from 11 countries disrupted the LockBit ransomware operation. Below is the image of the Tor leak site of the Lockbit ransomware gang that […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 19, 2024
Operation Cronos: law enforcement disrupted the LockBit operation

An international law enforcement operation codenamed ‘Operation Cronos’ led to the disruption of the LockBit ransomware operation. A joint law enforcement action, code-named Operation Cronos, conducted by law enforcement agencies from 11 countries has disrupted the LockBit ransomware operation. Below is the image of the Tor leak site of the Lockbit ransomware gang that was […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 19, 2024
Anatsa Android banking Trojan expands to Slovakia, Slovenia, and Czechia

The Android banking trojan Anatsa resurged expanding its operation to new countries, including Slovakia, Slovenia, and Czechia. In November 2023, researchers from ThreatFabric observed a resurgence of the Anatsa banking Trojan, aka TeaBot and Toddler. Between November and February, the experts observed five distinct waves of attacks, each focusing on different regions. The malware previously focused […]