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 →

Ransomware

With ransomware attacks up 200% in the last two years, CryptoBuzz looks at some of the methods bad actors are employing and how to avoid them. The last two years have witnessed a real uptick in crypto-centric ransomware attacks. Not only are bad actors becoming more refined, but they areRead More →

cryptojacking

Security experts at Palo Alto Networks discovered a worm dubbed Graboid that spreads using Docker containers. Palo Alto Networks researchers discovered a new Monero miner with worm-able capabilities, dubbed Graboid, that spreads using Docker containers. Experts discovered that to target new systems, the Graboid worm periodically queries the C&C for vulnerable hosts, in this wayRead More →

Ransomware

A ransomware attack that hit the South African electric utility City Power from Johannesburg this morning encrypted all its systems, including databases and applications. The incident affects one of the largest power suppliers in Johannesburg, owned by the city municipality. At the same time, customers reported multiple power outages on Twitter [1, 2, 3] but it has notRead More →