Friday , December 8 2023


Reuters Special
How an Indian startup hacked the world

Rajat and Anuj Khare, two brothers who owned the Indian company Appin, were involved in a large-scale hacking incident. They stole personal information from celebrities, multinational executives, politicians, and others. An Indian company hacked on a large scale and got personal information of executives, lawyers, and politicians from all over …

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Corvus threat intel report
Ransomware Attacks Up More Than 95% Over 2022

In its Q2 2023 Global Ransomware Report, Corvus noted a significant resurgence in global ransomware attacks, which has continued through the third quarter. Now, with two months remaining in the year, the number of ransomware victims in 2023 has already surpassed what was observed for 2021 and 2022. If the …

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September faced a record ransomware attack in 2023

Ransomware activity soared in September after a temporary decrease in August, which was still higher than usual for summer. In September, ransomware groups conducted 514 attacks, surpassing the 459 attacks recorded in March 2023 according to NCC group cyber threat intelligence report. The March attacks were mainly caused by the …

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Ransomware delivery Via URLs: Reports Unit 42

Threat actors are resorting to employing URLs to send ransomware, as they constantly search for innovative methods to deceive victims and bypass their defenses. They are employing more and more sophisticated tactics to distribute their ransomware is making their actions more dynamic. Threat actors often use different versions of ransomware …

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Decrypter released for Akira ransomware

Akira ransomware first appeared in 2017. It targeted video folders and encrypted the files without leaving any ransom notes. The encrypted files had the extension “.akira”. Researchers have been working on decrypting the files affected by Akira ransomware, and they have finally made a breakthrough. Researchers at Avast have found …

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Fake security researchers push malware files on GitHub

Researchers from VulnCheck have observed a campaign using real security researchers as bait for malware. The campaign goes to some lengths to appear genuine, using fake profiles, downloads, websites, and bogus GitHub profiles, to paint a convincing picture of security professionals offering up exploit code for popular programs. The campaign included a …

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