malware cybercrime

Pierluigi Paganini April 15, 2018
Microsoft engineer charged with money laundering linked to Reveton ransomware

The Microsoft network engineer Raymond Uadiale (41)  is facing federal charges in Florida for the alleged involvement in Reveton Ransomware case. The man is suspected to have had a role in helping launder money obtained from victims of the Reventon ransomware. Uadiale currently works at Microsoft site in Seattle since 2014, according to Florida police between October […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 21, 2016
Exploit kit traffic drops by 96% since April, what is happening?

The exploit kit landscape is rapidly changing,the Angler and Nuclear EK disappeared and overall malicious traffic drops by 96% since April. As highlighted by security experts the threat landscape is in continuous evolution, despite the criminal underground was monopolized by Angler and Nuclear exploit kits for several years other EKs represent a serious threat to online […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 24, 2013
CrySyS Lab revealed a decennial cyber espionage operation by TeamSpy

Last week was monopolized by the discussion on cyber attacks that hit North and South Korea, but I found a news equally stunning, researchers at Hungary-based CrySyS Lab have discovered a decade-long cyber espionage campaign that targeted high-level political and industrial entities in Eastern Europe. The attackers, dubbed by security researchers TeamSpy, used the popular remote-access […]