Pierluigi Paganini April 18, 2024
FIN7 targeted a large U.S. carmaker with phishing attacks

BlackBerry reported that the financially motivated group FIN7 targeted the IT department of a large U.S. carmaker with spear-phishing attacks. In late 2023, BlackBerry researchers spotted the threat actor FIN7 targeting a large US automotive manufacturer with a spear-phishing campaign. FIN7 targeted employees who worked in the company’s IT department and had higher levels of […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2023
Cybercrime gang FIN7 returned and was spotted delivering Clop ransomware

Cybercriminal gang FIN7 returned with a new wave of attacks aimed at deploying the Clop ransomware on victims’ networks. Researchers at Microsoft Security Intelligence team published a series of tweets to warn of a new wave of attacks aimed at distributing the Clop ransomware and linked it to the financially motivated cybercriminal group Sangria Tempest […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 18, 2023
The intricate relationships between the FIN7 group and members of the Conti ransomware gang

A new malware, dubbed Domino, developed by the FIN7 cybercrime group has been used by the now-defunct Conti ransomware gang. IBM Security X-Force researchers recently discovered a new malware family, called Domino, which was created by developers associated with the FIN7 cybercriminal group (tracked by X-Force as ITG14). FIN7 is a Russian criminal group (aka Carbanak) that has […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2022
It’s Called BadUSB for a Reason

Cybercrime gang FIN7’s badUSB attacks serve as a reminder of two key vulnerabilities present among all organizations. The criminal group had been mailing malware-ridden USBs to various entities in the transport, insurance, and defense industries under the guise that they originated from a trusted source, such as Amazon and the US Department of Health and […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 08, 2022
A Ukrainian man is the third FIN7 member sentenced in the United States

A Ukrainian man was sentenced in the US to 5 years in prison for his criminal activity in the cybercrime group FIN7. Denys Iarmak, a Ukrainian national (32), has been sentenced to five years in prison in the U.S. for high-level hacking activity in the cybercrime group FIN7 (aka Carbanak Group and the Navigator Group). The man […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 07, 2022
FIN7 group continues to target US companies with BadUSB devices

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warns US companies that the FIN7 cybercriminals group is targeting the US defense industry with BadUSB devices. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a flash alert to warn that the financially motivated group FIN7 has sent malicious USB devices, BadUSB devices, to US companies over the past few […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 22, 2021
FIN7 cybercrime gang creates fake cybersecurity firm to recruit pentesters for ransomware attacks

FIN7 hacking group created fake cybersecurity companies to hire experts and involve them in ransomware attacks tricking them of conducting a pentest. The FIN7 hacking group is attempting to enter in the ransomware business and is doing it with an interesting technique. The gang space creates fake cybersecurity companies that hire experts requesting them to […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 18, 2021
A member of the FIN7 group was sentenced to 10 years in prison

Fedir Hladyr (35), a Ukrainian national was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for his role in the financially motivated group FIN7, aka Carbanak. The Ukrainian national Fedir Hladyr (35), aka “das” or “AronaXus,” was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having served as a manager and systems administrator for the financially motivated […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 29, 2020
FIN7 hackers target enterprises with weaponized USB drives via USPS

The FIN7 APT group has been targeting businesses with malicious USB drives and Teddy Bears sent to the victims, the FBI warns. The FBI is warning of a new wave of attacks carried out by the FIN7 APT group that is sending to the victims devices acting as a keyboard (HID Emulator USB) when plugged […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 29, 2019
A previously undetected FIN7 BIOLOAD loader drops new Carbanak Backdoor

Experts uncovered a new tool dubbed BIOLOAD used by the FIN7 cybercrime group used as a dropper for a new variant of the Carbanak backdoor. Security experts from Fortinet’s enSilo have discovered a new loader, dubbed BIOLOAD, associated with the financially-motivated group FIN7. The group that has been active since late 2015 targeted businesses worldwide […]