Cybecrime News, Articles and Updates

Hackers launch Delta fake ticket receipt scam

Heimdal Security researchers spotted fraudsters sending phishing emails under the guise of blank Delta Airlines' ticket confirmations.

Cardinal RAT reigns under the radar two years

Palo Alto Networks researchers spotted a previously unknown remote access trojan (RAT) dubbed the Cardinal RAT which uses a unique technique involving malicious Excel macros.

When flashlights attack, Android passwords get stolen

Another malicious app has finagled its way into the Google play store in the disguise of a seemingly benevolent flashlight app.

Tracking pixels could lead to your next phishing attack

Check Point researchers warn tracking pixels could be used to compromise enterprise security in phishing attacks.

Attackers caught defacing sites with difficult to spot techniques

Sucuri researchers spotted a campaign of attacks defacing websites using an obfuscation technique that made detection difficult.

Canada denies bail to hacker Karim Baratov

Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov was denied bail and remanded into custody by a Canadian court until extradition proceedings to the United States are completed.

Miley Cyrus, Rosario Dawson and Suki Waterhouse claimed by Celebgate 2.0

Miley Cyrus, Rosario Dawson and Suki Waterhouse have joined the ranks of Celebgate victims.

U.S. Postal Service-themed spam delivers three banking trojans

Malwarebytes researchers spotted an uptick in United States Postal Service (USPS) themed malspam delivering one of three banking trojans.

MYOB phishing campaign wants to mind your business

MailGuard researchers spotted a phishing campaign impersonating Australian payment solutions software firm MYOB in order to spread malware.

Fancy Bear accused of stealing IAAF athlete data

Russian APT group Fancy Bear is believed to have struck again, this time compromising the medical data of more than 80 International IAAF athletes.

Millions of college credentials spotted on dark web, report

Researchers found 13,930,176 email addresses and passwords on the dark web stemming from major universities across the country.

Yu-Gi-Oh fan forum breached, 6.5M email addresses, passwords compromised

A hacker has made off with at least 6.5 million email addresses and poorly hashed passwords from a Yu-Gi-Oh fan project called "Dueling Network."

World of Warcraft phishing attack offer free pets

Malwarebytes researcher Chris Boyd spotted a phishing campaign offering World of Warcraft (WoW) players free pets.

U.S. expected to charge North Korea for role in Bangladesh Bank digital heist

U.S. prosecutors are reportedly building a case against Nort. Korea to examine the nation's potential role in the 2016 Bangladesh Bank digital heist

Demi Lovato nudes leaked, scammer targets private citizens for sex shows

A spearphishing scammer demanded a sex show from a private citizen after obtaining the victim's email credentials.

Hired Hackers target driverless car tech prompting threat sharing colab

A group of cyber mercenaries targeted Baidu's driverless car technology prompting the tech company to beef up security.

IRS warns of new, last minute tax scams

With tax scammers redoubling their efforts in the waning days of the 2017 tax season, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a warning to tax professionals and citizens to be on the lookout for last-minute scams.

Celebgate 2.0 scam promised Amazon gift cards

Spammers looking to take advantage of leaked celebrity photos have turned their sights on exploiting the buzz surrounding "Celebgate 2.0."

FIN7 linked to fileless malware attacks

Researchers spotted the same group that launched spearphishing campaigns targeting SEC filings using fileless malware.

Cincinnati Eye Institute staffers tax data possibly exposed

About 500 employees of a Cincinnati-based medical group specializing in eye surgery were told that some of their personal information may have been compromised.

IT pros fear cyberespionage may be top 2017 threat

A recent Trend Micro study found 20 percent of IT leaders believe cyberespionage will be the top threat of 2017.

Celebgate repeat? Private images of Emma Watson and others leaked

In a manner that is becoming too familiar, hackers have once again broken into the iCloud accounts of female celebrities.

Zscaler reveals risk of SSL based threats, warns of new security priority

More than half of the internet traffic is already HTTPS encrypted for the sake of higher security. However, the encrypted traffic is used by cyber-criminals as well to hide their malicious activities from detection.

FireEye says criminals now as sophisticated as nation states

FireEye's annual M-Trends report finds that financial attacks have reached nation-state level of sophistication.