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TrickBot developers have spun up a new backdoor for high-value targets

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

Banking trojan operators are upping their game, researchers say.

Financial hacking teams FIN7, Cobalt Group update tactics to haunt banks and retail

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

It's like a never-ending greatest hits tour.

There's a lot more to patching security vulnerabilities than you might think

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

Saying 'Well, why didn't you just patch?' is not helpful. Here's why.

'Cobalt Group' launches new campaign against banks in Romania, Russia

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

An infamous hacking group is back to aggressively targeting banks less than a month after the Justice Department announced the arrest of three of its high-level members, according to new research.

Asia's hackers are finding a home on the dark web

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

Normally used by U.S. and Russian hackers, Asian countries are starting to find their footing on the criminal dark web.

Meet Money Taker, the latest hacking group tied to Russian cybercrime

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Group-IB believes Money Taker is an entirely new, previously unknown hacking group.

Fin7 weaponization of DDE is just their latest slick move, say researchers

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

High end cybercrime group FIN7 stays one step ahead of defenders by changing their lures within a couple days of being identified.

An old foe's footprints muddle the mystery around group responsible for energy sector hacks

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The leading suspect behind the incident is a group associated with past operations tied to Russia. Yet there is a division among experts if that activity can be tied to the Kremlin.

Software vulnerabilities used to spread WannaCry are favorites for hackers, FireEye says

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The same Microsoft Windows software vulnerabilities that were used to spread WannaCry ransomware across the globe are now being used by a wide array of hackers to infect computers with remote access trojans, according to new research by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye.

That was fast: Thousands of computers now compromised with leaked NSA tools, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The findings by security researchers are significant because they illustrate, among other things, the rapid pace at which cybercriminals can effectively adopt and then launch cyberattacks with complex, NSA-grade weaponry.

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