Hackers for hire attack architecture firm via 3ds Max exploit

An advanced hackers-for-hire group has compromised computers of an architecture firm involved in luxury real-estate projects worth billions of US dollars. The group carries out espionage operations, the attack vector being a malicious plugin for the Autodesk 3ds Max software Read More …

Conti (Ryuk) joins the ranks of ransomware gangs operating data leak sites

It has now become a mainstream tactic for big ransomware groups to create so-called “leak sites” where they upload and leak sensitive documents from companies who refuse to pay the ransomware decryption fee. These “leak sites” are part of a Read More …

Group of unskilled Iranian hackers behind recent attacks with Dharma ransomware

Cyber-security firm Group-IB says it identified a group of low-skilled hackers operating out of Iran that has been launching attacks against companies in Asia and attempting to encrypt their networks with a version of the Dharma ransomware. The attacks have Read More …

Lifting the veil on DeathStalker, a mercenary triumvirate

State-sponsored threat actors and sophisticated attacks are often in the spotlight. Indeed, their innovative techniques, advanced malware platforms and 0-day exploit chains capture our collective imagination. Yet these groups still aren’t likely to be a part of the risk model Read More …

FBI and CISA warn of major wave of vishing attacks targeting teleworkers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued a joint security advisory on Thursday, warning about an ongoing wave of vishing attacks targeting the US private sector. Vishing, or voice phishing, is Read More …

DarkSide: New targeted ransomware demands million dollar ransoms

A new ransomware operation named DarkSide began attacking organizations earlier this month with customized attacks that have already earned them million-dollar payouts. Starting around August 10th, 2020, the new ransomware operation began performing targeted attacks against numerous companies. In a Read More …

Diving Into End-to-End Deep Learning for Cybersecurity

The application of artificial intelligence (AI) across various industries has undeniably made significant improvements in the digital era. With the capability to interpret and make complex decisions based on data, AI technologies have enabled tasks or processes to function with Read More …