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North Korean hackers who use social engineering tactics for espionage have learned that less is more when it comes to coaxing victims into clicking a malicious link. Hackers that Google tracks as Archipelago might not introduce a malicious link until after a chain of emails has been exchanged.
The Royal ransomware group has been running a social engineering campaign designed to trick targets into thinking they've fallen victim to a crypto-locking and data exfiltration attack by giving them a purported list of what was stolen that, if opened, installs Royal ransomware, researchers warn.
The scary fact is that human error is a contributing factor in more than 90% of breaches, and even the world’s most successful organizations have significant weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses. With so many technical controls in place hackers are still getting through to your end users, making them your last...
Ukrainian law enforcement busted a transnational group of scammers that used more than 100 phishing websites to defraud Europeans. The scammers embezzled nearly $4.4 million by fooling more than 1,000 victims into handing over payment card details, police said.
A hacking group with apparent ties to Russia or Belarus has been using "simple yet effective attack techniques and tools" to gain access to multiple governments' email systems as part of apparent cyberespionage operations in support of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, researchers warn.
A U.S. federal judge sentenced a Nigerian national to four years in prison for running several cyber-enabled schemes aimed at defrauding U.S. citizens out of more than $1 million. The men were arrested four years ago and extradited to Arizona in 2022 from Malaysia and the United Kingdom.
Stung by the FBI's infiltration and takedown of the Hive ransomware group, other ransomware operators have been retooling their approaches to make their attacks more effective and operations tougher to disrupt, says Yelisey Bohuslavskiy, chief research officer at threat intelligence firm Red Sense.
Security researchers uncovered a Pakistani cyberespionage group employing fresh tactics to target workers at India's Defense Research and Development Organization and steal sensitive military secrets. A new campaign uses a PowerPoint file containing information about the India-developed K-4 missile.
When you think of using biometric technology as part of your multi-factor authentication process, you assume these attributes are safe. Cybercriminals can’t hack your fingerprints, can they? The answer may surprise you!
Biometric attributes aren’t as safe as they once were. Cybercriminals are always coming up...
Criminal hackers are targeting South Koreans with an Android Trojan that dupes victims into handing over payment card data by faking phone conversations with lenders. Developers are using "several unique evasions that we had not previously seen in the wild," Check Point researchers write.
Emotet malware is again active. Researchers marked the latest sighting of the Microsoft Office-loving Trojan in what's becoming a cycle of reemergence and hibernation. Among its improved evasion techniques: pasting a chunk of "Moby Dick" to bulk up the word count of macro-laden Word documents.
A cyberespionage campaign using Trojanized apps implanted with a backdoor to exfiltrate sensitive data is making the rounds in India and Pakistan. Researchers at cybersecurity firm Eset identify the threat actor as Transparent Tribe, a group aligned with the Pakistani government.
A Russian threat actor headed by two prank callers whose targets for duplicity coincide with Kremlin state interests has for a year now leaned heavily into using email to schedule video calls with high-profile North American and European officials and executives.
Technologists were quick to point out that popular AI-based chatbot, ChatGPT, could lower the bar for attackers in phishing campaigns and even write malware code, but Cato Networks' Etay Maor advises taking these predictions "with a grain of salt" and explores the pros and cons of ChatGPT.