New Group of Hackers Targeting Businesses with Financially Motivated Cyber Attacks

Security researchers have tracked down activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers that are targeting several businesses and organizations in Germany, Italy, and the United States in an attempt to infect them with backdoor, banking Trojan, or ransomware malware. Though the new malware campaigns are not customized for each organization, the threat actors appear…

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Targeted Ransomware Attacks Hit Several Spanish Companies

Everis, one of the largest IT consulting companies in Spain, suffered a targeted ransomware attack on Monday, forcing the company to shut down all its computer systems until the issue gets resolved completely. Ransomware is a computer virus that encrypts files on an infected system until a ransom is paid. According to several local media,…

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Facebook Sues Israeli NSO Spyware Firm For Hacking WhatsApp Users

Finally, for the very first time, an encrypted messaging service provider is taking legal action against a private entity that has carried out malicious attacks against its users. Facebook filed a lawsuit against Israeli mobile surveillance firm NSO Group on Tuesday, alleging that the company was actively involved in hacking users of its end-to-end encrypted…

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New 0-Day Vulnerability Affecting Most Android Phones is Exposed

Yet another disclosure of a highly critical unpatched zero-day vulnerability is making rounds on the news-platforms and this time around in one of the world’s top-of-the-charts mobile operating system- Android. Amazingly, this zero-day vulnerability in Android OS has also been found to be manipulated just by chance, by the Israeli surveillance vendor NSO Group- quite…

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Continuous Efforts Are Being Made By Chinese Hackers to Target Foreign Governments

“Phishing” and “spying groups” are the technics most frequently used by cyber-criminals  to gain access to their targeted systems. Hacking with phishing attacks was easier about a decade ago but now, the evolution of threat detection technologies and cyber awareness among people has lowered the chances of hacking success through phishing and social engineering attacks…

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