SAMSAM ransomware is suspected to hit systems used by the city of Atlanta's local services, causing outages on customer facing applications, including some that customers may use to pay bills or access court-related information.
Security researchers uncovered a traffic distribution system (TDS) being advertised as a service in the dark web. Named “BlackTDS,” the TDS is used to deploy malware and redirect would-be victims to exploit kits.
Users of cryptocurrency exchange Binance began noticing irregular trading on the platform a few days ago. An investigation revealed an organized and large-scale scheme to transfer bitcoin to several malicious actors. Automatic alarms were triggered and Binance
There has been a sudden surge of memcached servers being abused for DDoS attacks. Proof-of-concept exploit codes have been published, but mitigation techniques and an update from the service provider are also available.