Ransomware

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an alert that warns private industry in the country about incidents of harassment of victims made by ransomware gangs, such as the well-known Doppelpaymer group. FBI Is Aware of Cold-Calling Tactics by Ransomware Gangs: According to a PIN (private industry notification)Read More →

cryptojacking

Hackers are using cryptojacking malware as a cover for more serious attacks, according to a report published by security researchers at Microsoft. In a paper published by the tech company’s intelligence team, malicious actors are fronting attacks with cryptojacking scripts to present a decoy from more significant attacks, namely credential theft. TheRead More →

bitcoin

Bitcoin Transaction You got 50 bitcoins from a friend and 23 from another. But now you want to spend 73 bitcoins on alpaca socks. So you create a transaction: This Bitcoin transaction has 2 inputs and 1 output. However it’s unlikely you’ll have a coin composition that adds up exactly to your desired spend amount. WhatRead More →

crypto

Multiple botnets are targeting thousands of publicly exposed and still unpatched Oracle WebLogic servers to deploy crypto miners and steal sensitive information from infected systems. The attacks are taking aim at a recently patched WebLogic Server vulnerability, which was released by Oracle as part of its October 2020 Critical Patch Update andRead More →