TrickBot adds firmware tool that researchers say could lead to 'bricking' devices

A TrickBot add-on module's power to destroy devices is more than theoretical, Eclypsium and Advintel said.

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Accused email scammers busted in Nigeria for alleged fraud against 50,000 victims

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

The TMT gang has compromised victims in more than 150 countries, according to Interpol and Group-IB.

Home Depot to pay states $17.5 million over massive 2014 data breach

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The home improvement retailer also agreed to strengthen data security practices.

Double-dipping scammers don't need malware to grab card numbers and turn a profit, report says

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

A China-based e-commerce scam appears to be harvesting payment information not through direct hacks on companies or using pernicious malware to skim data, but with a simpler approach.

Financial system not keeping up with cyberthreats, new report says

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

Government and industry must coordinate better to protect the system, according to a report from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

FIN7 recruiter Andrii Kolpakov pleads guilty to role in global hacking scheme

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The Ukrainian national faces up to 25 years in prison in the U.S. It's estimated that FIN7 stole about $1 billion overall.

Video game company Capcom details attack, data breach by ransomware gang

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

The company said personal information of a handful of current and former employees definitely had been compromised.

TikTok gets extensions on US sale order, ban enforcement

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

TikTok has received two U.S. government reprieves in as many days.

Well-developed backdoor can harvest information from restaurants, bars and hotels, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

A point-of-sale-system widely used in the hospitality industry is vulnerable to a backdoor, ESET reports.

Not all cyberattacks are created equal: What researchers learned from 103 'extreme' events

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

Nation-state attackers do more financial damage than one might expect, the Cyentia Institute study found.

Crooks behind Ghimob banking trojan have ambitions far beyond Brazil, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

It's a “full-fledged spy in your pocket.”

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