Biden warns of US ‘cyber’ response after Ukraine says computers wiped during attack

US President Joe Biden responded forcefully to reports of a wide-ranging cyberattack on Ukrainian government systems Wednesday afternoon, telling reporters that the US would respond with its own cyberattacks if Russia continues to target Ukraine’s digital infrastructure. “The question is Read More …

Destructive malware targeting Ukrainian organizations

Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has identified evidence of a destructive malware operation targeting multiple organizations in Ukraine. This malware first appeared on victim systems in Ukraine on January 13, 2022. Microsoft is aware of the ongoing geopolitical events in Read More …

RedCurl corporate espionage hackers resume attacks with updated tools

A crew of highly-skilled hackers specialized in corporate espionage has resumed activity, one of their victims this year being a large wholesale company in Russia. Tracked as RedCurl, the group attacked the Russian business twice this year, each time using Read More …

INTERPOL-led operation takes down prolific cybercrime ring

SEOUL, Korea – A 30-month transcontinental investigation and operation has resulted in arrests and Red Notices for suspects believed to be behind a global malware crime network. Two Red Notices, which are internationally wanted persons alerts, have been circulated to Read More …

Ukraine links members of Gamaredon hacker group to Russian FSB

SSU and the Ukrainian secret service say they have identified five members of the Gamaredon hacking group, a Russian state-sponsored operation known for targeting Ukraine since 2014. This Gamaredon hacking group, tracked as Armageddon by the SSU, is allegedly operated Read More …

BlackMatter ransomware gang says it’s disbanding – again – after Ukraine arrests

A member of the BlackMatter (aka Darkside) ransomware gang has publicly claimed the extortionists are shutting down, causing much excitement within the infosec world. A Russian-language message reportedly posted on a forum used by ransomware criminals is said to have Read More …

‘Tortilla’ Wraps Exchange Servers in ProxyShell Attacks

A new-ish threat actor sometimes known as “Tortilla” is launching a fresh round of ProxyShell attacks on Microsoft Exchange servers, this time with the aim of inflicting vulnerable servers with variants of the Babuk ransomware. Cisco Talos researchers said in Read More …

Europol: 12 Targeted For Involvement In Ransomware Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure

A total of 12 individuals wreaking havoc across the world with ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure have been targeted as the result of a law enforcement and judicial operation involving eight countries. These attacks are believed to have affected over Read More …