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Threat Actors Short-Lived Malware Industrial Companies Industry Data Exfiltration Spear-Phishing Phishing Attack

Threat actors used short-lived malware to target industrial companies

Researchers revealed that malicious threat actors abuse short-lived malware to terrorize numerous industrial companies worldwide. The malware seeks corporate credentials and data to steal and sell it to other malicious entities for money. The researchers analysed the short-lived malware samples discovered in the first half of last year. About 21.2% of these malware samples were...
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Cybersecurity Researchers WhisperGate Data Wiper Ransomware Malware Ukraine NotPetya

Researchers detail the perilous WhisperGate wiper ransomware

Security researchers have revealed a detailed assessment of the WhisperGate wiper that devastated organisations based in Ukraine. WhisperGate has some similarities with the threat group called NotPetya – financially motivated cybercriminals that also have a motive of organisational disruption. Microsoft explained that the wiper was designed by its operators to look and act like ransomware....
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BHUNT Password Stealer Cryptocurrency Wallets Crypto Malware Fraud Prevention

BHUNT password stealer designed to target cryptocurrency wallets

The newest addition to the threats that target the cryptocurrency community has been discovered recently, revealing a password-stealer malware called BHUNT infecting crypto wallets worldwide. With the ever-growing community of cryptocurrency users, threat actors find and develop ways to take advantage of online currency. Based on reports, BHUNT is an evasive malware that specialises in...
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French Cosmetics Firm Clarins Data Breach Incident Cyberattack Singapore Cybersecurity

French cosmetics firm Clarins struck by a data breach incident

Clarins, a French cosmetics firm based in Singapore, has suffered a data breach incident in their system, impacting Singaporean customers’ sensitive information. The cosmetic firm stated on its official website that a critical flaw caused the data breach incident in an abundantly utilised software called Log4j. Log4j is widely known as an open-source software utilised...
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Ransomware Cyber Attack FinalSite School Website Outage Academic School Services

Ransomware attack against FinalSite caused school website outages

A school website services provider called FinalSite has experienced a ransomware attack resulting in numerous shutdowns of school websites globally. The website services provider is a SaaS (software-as-a-service) that offers website makeover, hosting, design, and content management solutions for senior high school districts and universities. FinalSite has provided website solutions for approximately 8,000 academic institutions...
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LeakTheAnalyst Threat Group Data Leak UK Military Ministry of Defense Dark Web Forum

LeakTheAnalyst threat group allegedly leaked UK military data

Security experts have recently discovered that the LeakTheAnalyst threat group had allegedly leaked the UK military sector’s data. In a tweet, a researcher shared some screenshots regarding the issue, including a statement from the threat group, a countdown until they release the alleged data leak against the UK military sector and a snippet of the...
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Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Firm Warns Customers BEC Attacks

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics firm warns customers of BEC attacks

After the latest ransomware incident, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics warned its customers of increased business email compromise (BEC) schemes regarding payment transfer and bank account alterations. The ransomware attack happened earlier in December 2021 and forced Hellman to shut down its systems to mitigate the spread of the virus. However, by the time the company’s resident...
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Conti Ransomware Gang Image Sharing Shutterfly Digital Brand Abuse

Conti ransomware gang attacks image-sharing company Shutterfly

Shutterfly, an image-sharing company and photography giant, has been hit with a ransomware attack performed by the Conti threat actors. The said attack has encrypted over 4,000 of their clients’ devices and 120 VMware ESXi servers that compromised their corporate data. Security researchers stated that they had not discovered the negotiation of the victim and...
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LINE Pay Data Exposure 100000 User Data GitHub Payment App Japan Taiwan Thailand

LINE Pay exposed over 100,000 app users’ data to GitHub

The mobile payment provider LINE Pay disclosed recently that over 100,000 of their user’s data, payment details, and information were accidentally posted on GitHub from September to November of 2021. Numerous files detailing its customers in a LINE Pay promo that happened between December 2020 to the early weeks of April 2021 were unintentionally inputted...
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Threat Actors Technology Landscape Manufacturing Sector IOT Internet of Things

Threat actors target the evolving landscape of the manufacturing sector

Based on experts’ recent findings, it is believed that the manufacturing sector has been one of the many industries being targeted by cyberattacks. These findings might be because of the industry’s extensive use of software tools with advanced technologies, including their adoption to the evolving world of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. An example of...
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