Cybercrime & Digital Threats
- February 03, 2021Ransomware continues the trend of targeted attacks but with the added challenge of double extortion. Organizations need to be one step ahead of such coercive tactics to avoid potential disruptions, financial losses, and reputational damage.
- January 21, 2021We discuss the behaviors and external indicators of some phishing campaigns that we observed from the latter part of December 2020 to the first weeks of January 2021.
- January 04, 2021This article aims to discuss the Linux threat landscape and examine how Linux has become an attractive target for attackers, as well as how it can be prone to a variety of threats and risks.
- December 28, 2020Cybercriminals use legitimate-looking domains in their phishing-and-scam schemes in an effort to lure more victims and avoid early detection.
- December 18, 2020We discovered a Negasteal variant that uses hastebin to filelessly deliver Crysis ransomware to the victim's system.
- November 19, 2020We discuss the present state of the malicious uses and abuses of AI and ML and the plausible future scenarios in which cybercriminals might abuse these technologies for ill gain.
- November 16, 2020We take a closer look at an emerging underground market that is driven by malicious actors who sell access to a gargantuan amount of stolen data, frequently advertised in the underground as “cloud of logs."
- November 16, 2020Communication apps have caught the eye of malicious actors who are always looking to integrate new techniques in their malicious activities.
- November 11, 2020Threat actors take advantage of the spread of COVID-19 for malicious campaigns. Goods and services related to the virus also appear in underground marketplaces and cybercriminal forums.