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Middle East-linked hacking group is working hard to mask its moves

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

The group bears a resemblance to MuddyWater.

Meet Sodinokibi, a ransomware strain that exploits a critical Oracle server flaw

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Digital extortionists are exploiting a bug with a severity score of 9.8 out of 10 that Oracle sought to squash with a patch issued last week.

Ongoing state-sponsored DNS hijacking campaign has compromised 40 entities

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Using the DNS records, attackers are capable of rerouting user traffic and stealing credentials from what appears to be a legitimate website.

Shimo VPN service contains six unpatched vulnerabilities, Talos discovers

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Details of the vulnerabilities were released after Cisco made “repeated attempts” to communicate with Shimo over 90 days to no avail, Talos said.

Facebook hosted more than 70 cybercrime groups that advertised all types of illicit activity

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Facebook removed the groups after Talos researchers uncovered the thriving communities.

Hide it well or market it well: Two reports show how point-of-sale malware has users in mind

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

A generation of cybercriminals have relied on point-of-sale (PoS) malware to access customer credit information from victims including e-commerce sites, and at credit terminals and gas pumps at brick-and-mortar locations.

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