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Europol says the "No More Ransom" project, a portal launched five years ago, so far has helped more than 6 million ransomware victims worldwide recover their files for free so they could avoid paying almost 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) in ransoms.
Malware developers increasingly are relying on "exotic" programming languages - such as Go, Rust, DLang and Nim - to create malicious code that can avoid detection by security tools and add a layer of obfuscation to an attack, according to a report released Monday by BlackBerry.
Google will soon release a security update to address eight vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser, including a high-severity zero-day flaw that's being exploited in the wild. It also plans to upgrade all Chrome page loads to HTTPS.
Some security experts are questioning the findings of a recent report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a London-based think tank, that concludes China is 10 years behind the United States in "cyber capacity."
A campaign that uses remote access Trojans and malware-as-a-service infrastructure for cyberespionage purposes has been targeting large international energy companies for at least a year, according to cybersecurity company Intezer.
Some 700 million records of LinkedIn users have reportedly been offered for sale on a hacker forum. The social media platform, and several security experts, say that the offering stems from the "scraping" of records from websites and not a data breach.
Security researchers at Eclypsium have reported that they had identified four vulnerabilities that could affect 30 million users of computer technology company Dell's laptops, desktops and tablets. The vulnerabilities have a cumulative CVSS score of 8.3 (high).
The daily peak of DDoS attack traffic increased 100% from January 2020 to May 2021, reaching 3 Tbps, with most of the high-bandwidth, high-intensity attacks originating from fewer than 50 hosting companies, Nokia Deepfield reports.
The Microsoft 365 Defender research team says it has “disrupted a large-scale business email compromise infrastructure hosted in multiple web services.” It describes in a blog post how the BEC fraud scheme worked.
Cryptojacking group TeamTNT is leveraging compromised Amazon Web Services credentials to attack its cloud environments through the platform’s API, according to researchers from Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks.
Weeks after VMware issued patches to address vulnerabilities in its vSphere Client (HTML5), threat intelligence firm Bad Packets says threat actors are mass scanning for vSphere hosts vulnerable to remote code execution.
A district court in Kazakhstan sentenced two unidentified Cobalt, aka Carbanak, gang members to serve eight years in prison on robbery and attempted robbery charges. The gang members are believed to have been involved in cashing out operations, according to Group-IB.
Three new ransomware groups - Prometheus, Grief and an unidentified group using Payload.bin - have separately threatened to release or have already put on sale stolen data from government and private entities.