This ‘grab-bag’ hacking attack drops six different types of malware in one go

A high-volume hacking campaign is targeting organisations around the world with attacks that deliver a ‘grab-bag’ of malware that includes information-stealing trojans, a remote backdoor, a cryptojacker and a cryptocurrency stealer. Uncovered by researchers at Deep Instinct, the combination of the volume of attacks Read More …

Drilling Deep: A Look at Cyberattacks on the Oil and Gas Industry

Mining, transportation, refining, distribution—the oil and gas industry has a widespread and complicated production chain that can be difficult to comprehensively defend. Risks come from all sides: extreme weather can affect transportation, politics (global and local) can impact production, and Read More …

Rancor: Cyber Espionage Group Uses New Custom Malware to Attack Southeast Asia

In late June 2018, Unit 42 revealed a previously unknown cyber espionage group we dubbed Rancor, which conducted targeted attacks in Southeast Asia throughout 2017 and 2018. In recent attacks, the group has persistently targeted at least one government organization in Read More …