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Russian-linked VPNFilter malware is even worse than originally thought, new research suggests

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A malware framework that's already infected hundreds of thousands of routers across the globe — particularly in Ukraine — appears to be even more dangerous than originally thought, according to new findings by Cisco Talos.

Global ransomware attacks tiptoed around Russian anti-virus products

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The hackers behind two of the largest ransomware attacks of 2017 designed their malware to carefully handle computers with Russian anti-virus products installed.

Early evidence suggests ties between Russian hackers and 'BadRabbit' attack

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A software toolkit used in an expansive cyberattack focused on Eastern Europe Tuesday has been linked to a hacking group known as BlackEnergy APT or Telebots.

Maersk may lose up to $300M due to NotPetya attack

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The Danish shipping behemoth says the attack was a “significant business interruption.”

'Patient zero' of global ransomware incident was warned and owned before outbreak

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

M.E. Doc, the company at the center of an international ransomware outbreak, was reportedly warned about insufficient digital security multiple times, and new evidence shows it had already been compromised by hackers before last week's incident.

Early indications point to Sandworm hacking group for global ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The hacking group has suspected ties to Russia and a history of launching destructive computer viruses, according to research conducted by Czech cybersecurity firm ESET.

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