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REvil ransomware gang allegedly forced offline by law enforcement counterattacks – Naked Security

According to Reuters, the REVil ransomware operation was “hacked and forced offline this week by a multi-country operation”. Reuters writes that one of its...

Live malware, global encryption, dating scams, and secret emanations [Podcasts] – Naked Security

by Paul Ducklin Hook up with our forthcoming Live Malware Demo presentation. How to build your cybersecurity career. Why we think you should celebrate...

FiveSys Rootkit Abuses Microsoft-Issued Digital Signature

A rootkit named FiveSys is able to evade detection and slip unnoticed onto Windows users’ systems courtesy of a Microsoft-issued digital signature, according...

Two Bulletproof Hosting Administrators Sentenced to Prison in U.S.

The United States Department of Justice this week announced that two individuals involved in providing bulletproof hosting to various malware families were sentenced...

Malicious NPM Packages Caught Running Cryptominer On Windows, Linux, macOS Devices

Three JavaScript libraries uploaded to the official NPM package repository have been unmasked as crypto-mining malware, once again demonstrating how open-source software package...

Hackers Stealing Browser Cookies to Hijack High-Profile YouTube Accounts

Since at least late 2019, a network of hackers-for-hire have been hijacking the channels of YouTube creators, luring them with bogus collaboration opportunities...

Two Eastern Europeans Sentenced for Providing Bulletproof Hosting to Cyber Criminals

Two Eastern European nationals have been sentenced in the U.S. for offering "bulletproof hosting" services to cybercriminals, who used the technical infrastructure to...

How to Spot an Effective Security Practitioner

By understanding what makes a great security practitioner, organizations can learn how to recruit and retain effective security practitioners In my previous column, I...

LightBasin Hackers Breach at Least 13 Telecom Service Providers Since 2019

A highly sophisticated adversary named LightBasin has been identified as behind a string of attacks targeting the telecom sector with the goal of...

Nation-State APT Targets Afghans With New Toolset

A previously unseen threat actor, likely a nation-state, is targeting various entities in South Asia, with a focus on Afghanistan, according to a...

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hacker Sentenced to Prison

The individual who hacked the human resources databases of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center was sentenced to seven years in prison, the...

A New Variant of FlawedGrace Spreading Through Mass Email Campaigns

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday took the wraps off a mass volume email attack staged by a prolific cybercriminal gang affecting a wide range...

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‘Critical Severity’ Warning for Malware Embedded in Popular JavaScript Library

Security responders are scrambling this weekend to assess the damage from crypto-mining malware embedded in an npm package (JavaScript library) that counts close...

Popular NPM Package Hijacked to Publish Crypto-mining Malware

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday warned of crypto-mining malware embedded in "UAParser.js," a popular JavaScript NPM library with over...