Switching side jobs: Links between ATMZOW JS-sniffer and Hancitor

The hacker group ATMZOW and its JavaScript-sniffer became known in 2020, thanks to the Malwarebytes researchers, when the group installed a JS sniffer on a website that was collecting donations for victims of the Australia bushfires. However, based on a Read More …

MBDA is refuting the alleged ‘hacking’ of the company’s information systems

MBDA is refuting the alleged ‘hacking’ of the company’s information systems, and has filed a report with police of an attempt to blackmail the company. MBDA is the subject of a blackmail attempt by a criminal group that falsely claims Read More …

Vice Society ransomware claims attack on Italian city of Palermo

The Vice Society ransomware group has claimed responsibility for the recent cyber attack on the city of Palermo in Italy, which has caused a large-scale service outage. The attack occurred last Friday, and all internet-relying services remain unavailable, impacting 1.3 Read More …

Italy warns organizations to brace for incoming DDoS attacks

Italy’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) has issued an urgent alert to raise awareness about the high risk of cyberattacks against national entities on Monday. The type of cyberattack the Italian organization refers to is DDoS (distributed denial-of-service), which Read More …

Europol coordinates action against bomb manuals available online

On 1 February, a large-scale Referral Action Day targeting terrorist content online took place at Europol’s headquarters. The European Union Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) at Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC) coordinated the referral activity, which saw the involvement Read More …

Europol: 106 arrested in a sting against online fraudsters

The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional), supported by the Italian National Police (Polizia di Stato), Europol and Eurojust, dismantled an organised crime group linked to the Italian Mafia involved in online fraud, money laundering, drug trafficking and property crime. The Read More …