Cybercrime & Digital Threats
- April 23, 2019Ransomware's destructive impact still makes it a significant threat, with the latest spate of attacks crippling several counties and municipalities in the U.S.
- April 19, 2019A new report found that of 546,247 phishing attacks deployed against Office 365, 25% were able to bypass its security.
- April 18, 2019A ransomware family was recently spotted targeting vulnerable Samba servers: NamPoHyu Virus aka MegaLocker Virus. NamPoHyu Virus searches for publicly accessible Samba servers, brute-forces them, and runs the ransomware locally to encrypt the exposed servers.
- April 17, 2019DICOM, an international medical standard for transmitting, processing and storing medical images has been found with a flaw that can allow threat actors to embed malicious code in otherwise legitimate medical images.
- April 16, 2019A new business email compromise (BEC) scheme, where attacker tricks the recipients into rerouting paychecks by direct deposit, has emerged.
- April 15, 2019Microsoft notified affected users of a security breach caused by the compromised credentials of a support agent. Hackers were able to access email addresses, subject lines of emails, and folder names.
- April 12, 2019The threat actors behind Emotet are hijacking older email threads and reviving them with new replies to make their messages seem more convincing.
- April 10, 2019The threat actor London Blue has been refining its BEC techniques and expanding its scope for both targets and regions.
- April 08, 2019A severe ransomware attack has crippled operations of local government offices in Genesee County, Michigan. More severe than originally thought, services are still stalled after almost a week. The county reports that data has not been taken.