Cybercrime

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2024
LockBit claims the hack of the US Federal Reserve

The Lockbit ransomware group announced that it had breached the US Federal Reserve and exfiltrated 33 TB of sensitive data. The Lockbit ransomware group announced that it had breached the systems of Federal Reserve of the United States and exfiltrated 33 TB of sensitive data, including “Americans’ banking secrets.” The Lockbit ransomware group added the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2024
Ransomware threat landscape Jan-Apr 2024: insights and challenges

Between Jan and Apr 2024, the global ransomware landscape witnessed significant activity, with 1420 ransomware claims reported worldwide. In the first four months of 2024, the global ransomware landscape witnessed significant activity, with 1420 ransomware claims reported worldwide, including 55 in Italy. These findings, sourced from the Ransomfeed platform, shed light on the geographical distribution […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2024
ExCobalt Cybercrime group targets Russian organizations in multiple sectors

The cybercrime group ExCobalt targeted Russian organizations in multiple sectors with a previously unknown backdoor known as GoRed. Positive Technologies researchers reported that a cybercrime gang called ExCobalt targeted Russian organizations in multiple sectors with a previously unknown Golang-based backdoor known as GoRed. Members of the ExCobalt group have been active since at least 2016, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 23, 2024
Threat actor attempts to sell 30 million customer records allegedly stolen from TEG

A threat actor is offering for sale customer data allegedly stolen from the Australia-based live events and ticketing company TEG. TEG (Ticketek Entertainment Group) is an Australian company that operates in the live entertainment and ticketing industry. The company operates across multiple countries and sells over 30 million tickets annually for more than 30,000 events, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 23, 2024
Security Affairs newsletter Round 477 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press. US government sanctions twelve Kaspersky Lab executives Experts found a bug in the Linux version of RansomHub ransomware […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 22, 2024
Experts found a bug in the Linux version of RansomHub ransomware

The RansomHub ransomware operators added a Linux encryptor to their arsenal, the version targets VMware ESXi environments. RansomHub ransomware operation relies on a new Linux version of the encrypted to target VMware ESXi environments. Although RansomHub only emerged in February 2024, it has rapidly grown and has become the fourth most prolific ransomware operator over […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2024
New Rust infostealer Fickle Stealer spreads through various attack methods

New Rust-based Fickle Malware Uses PowerShell for UAC Bypass and Data Exfiltration A new Rust malware called Fickle Stealer spreads through various attack methods and steals sensitive information. Fortinet FortiGuard Labs researchers detected a new Rust-based information stealer called Fickle Stealer which spread through multiple attack vectors. The malware has an intricate code and relies on multiple […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2024
Smishing Triad Is Targeting Pakistan To Defraud Banking Customers At Scale

Resecurity researchers warn of a new activity of Smishing Triad, which has expanded its operations to Pakistan. Resecurity has identified a new activity of Smishing Triad, which has expanded its operations to Pakistan. The group’s latest tactic involves sending malicious messages on behalf of Pakistan Post to customers of mobile carriers via iMessage/SMS. The goal […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 19, 2024
Cryptojacking campaign targets exposed Docker APIs

A malware campaign targets publicly exposed Docker API endpoints to deliver cryptocurrency miners and other payloads. Researchers at Datadog uncovered a new cryptojacking campaign linked to the attackers behind Spinning YARN campaign. The threat actors target publicly exposed and unsecured Docker API endpoints for initial access. The attack begins with the threat actor scanning the internet […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 18, 2024
Keytronic confirms data breach after ransomware attack

Printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) manufacturer Keytronic disclosed a data breach after a ransomware attack. Keytronic has confirmed a data breach after a ransomware group leaked allegedly stolen personal information from its systems. The company did not provide any info on the ransomware operation that hit its network, however Black Basta ransomware group leaked over […]