Pierluigi Paganini June 23, 2018
According to the experts, North Korea is behind the SWIFT attacks in Latin America

SWIFT hackers continue to target banks worldwide, the last string of attacks hit financial institutions across Latin America. According to three people with knowledge of the matter cited by Cyberscoop the attacks were carried by North Korea-linked APT groups that targeted also other banks Recent attacks hit Mexico’s Bancomext and Chile’s Bank of Chile, in both cases the attackers used a […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 10, 2018
Crooks used a KilllDisk wiper in an attack against Banco de Chile as diversion for a SWIFT hack

Crooks attempted to hack the SWIFT system at the Banco de Chile and used a disk-wiping malware as a diversion strategy. The intent of the attackers was to sabotage hundreds of computers at the Banco de Chile while they were attempting to breach the real target, the bank’s SWIFT money transferring system. Causing a broad outage, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 09, 2018
Trend Micro spotted a new variant of KillDisk wiper in Latin America

In May, experts at Trend Micro observed a new sample of KillDisk in Latin America, the malware infected the systems of a bank. A new piece of the KillDisk wiper was observed spotted earlier this year targeting financial organizations in Latin America, Trend Micro reports. The destructive malware was involved in the attacks against Ukraine’s […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 15, 2018
New KillDisk variant targets Windows machines in financial organizations in Latin America

A new variant of the infamous disk-wiper malware KillDisk has been spotted by malware researchers at Trend Micro while targeting financial organizations in Latin America. A new variant of the infamous disk-wiper malware KillDisk has been spotted by malware researchers at Trend Micro. This variant of KillDisk, tracked as TROJ_KILLDISK.IUB, was involved in cyber attacks against financial […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 19, 2016
SCADA hacking – Hackers with ability to cut the power is a real threat

The Ukranian power blackout has demonstrated the worrying effects of the SCADA hacking, other countries like UK fear similar attacks. All the warnings from security experts throughout the years have unfortunately been disregarded, when it comes to the hackers’ threats in strategical spots, such as that of power generation. As a result, hackers have acted […]