#StopRansomware: Hive Ransomware

As of November 2022, Hive ransomware actors have victimized over 1,300 companies worldwide, receiving approximately US$100 million in ransom payments, according to FBI information. Hive ransomware follows the ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) model in which developers create, maintain, and update the malware, Read More …

CISA Releases Guidance on Phishing-Resistant and Numbers Matching Multifactor Authentication

CISA has released two fact sheets to highlight threats against accounts and systems using certain forms of multifactor authentication (MFA). CISA strongly urges all organizations to implement phishing-resistant MFA to protect against phishing and other known cyber threats. If an Read More …

BEC attacks: Most victims aren’t using multi-factor authentication – apply it now and stay safe

There has been a big rise in Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks – and most victims work at organisations which weren’t using multi-factor authentication (MFA) to secure their accounts. BEC attacks are one of the most lucrative forms of cyber Read More …

MFA Fatigue: Hackers’ new favorite tactic in high-profile breaches

Hackers are more frequently using social engineering attacks to gain access to corporate credentials and breach large networks. One component of these attacks that is becoming more popular with the rise of multi-factor authentication is a technique called MFA Fatigue. Read More …

LofyLife: malicious npm packages steal Discord tokens and bank card data

On July 26, using the internal automated system for monitoring open-source repositories, Kaspersky researchers identified four suspicious packages in the Node Package Manager (npm) repository. All these packages contained highly obfuscated malicious Python and JavaScript code. We dubbed this malicious Read More …

Vietnamese attacker circumvents Facebook security with ‘DUCKTAIL’ malware

Security vendor WithSecure, which was spun out in March 2022 as F-Secure’s enterprise security arm, claims it’s found malware that targets Facebook Business accounts. “The threat actor targets individuals and employees that may have access to a Facebook Business account Read More …

Clever phishing method bypasses MFA using Microsoft WebView2 apps

A clever, new phishing technique uses Microsoft Edge WebView2 applications to steal victim’s authentication cookies, allowing threat actors to bypass multi-factor authentication when logging into stolen accounts. With the large number of data breaches, remote access trojan attacks, and phishing Read More …

New Android malware bypasses multi-factor authentication to steal your passwords

A newly discovered form of Android malware steals passwords, bank details and cryptocurrency wallets from users – and it does so by bypassing multi-factor authentication protections. The malware has been detailed by cybersecurity researchers at F5 Labs, who’ve dubbed it Read More …