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Fake ransomware named after Donald Trump tries to trick victims out of a buck

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Hackers are trying to spread malicious software by using world leaders' names to generate interest.

BlueKeep is back. For now, attackers are just using it for cryptomining

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The hacking has finally begun, and so far, it’s gone off with a whimper, not a bang.

Scammers are dangling an iOS jailbreak to trick victims into downloading a malicious app

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

The app page downloads a slot machine game and instructs the user to use the app for seven days to guarantee the jailbreak works.

'China Chopper' web shell makes a comeback in Lebanon, other Asian countries

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Cisco's Talos team has found an old favorite of threat groups.

From exploits to honeypots: How the security community is preparing for BlueKeep’s moment of truth

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

“Every CISO right now should have a plan already written down to deal with BlueKeep once the exploit starts surfacing."

Researchers are still using lessons from VPNFilter to track threats one year later

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The lessons learned from that takedown of the 500,000-router botnet are still reverberating today in the cybersecurity community.

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