ESET: APT team uncovered stealing state secrets from 2011

Researchers at cybersecurity company ESET have identified a new APT (advanced persistent threat) group that has been stealing sensitive documents from governments in Eastern Europe and the Balkan region since 2011. The “XDSpy” group, as ESET called it, managed not to be noticed for nine years, which is quite rare. Team members have put many government agencies and private companies Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The most common malware software for October

Check Point researchers report that “Trickbot” and “Emotet” are at the top of the “Global Threat Index” and are used to spread “ransomware” to hospitals and healthcare providers worldwide. “Check Point Research”, the research division of “Check Point Software Technologies”, a provider of cybersecurity solutions, published the latest “Global List Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The five most devastating cyber threats in Europe in 2020

Cyber ​​security has become a necessity in recent decades. Global digitization, both corporate and personal, has developed a number of opportunities as well as risks. For this reason,“Check Point Software Technologies”, a provider specializing in cybersecurity worldwide, launched the “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart” campaign to raise awareness about the need to protect ourselves Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How to keep away from online scams

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed our world in countless ways. According to ESET researchers, one of the major changes that has caused and deserves special attention seems to be the increase in online shopping, as the ability of consumers to visit the physical spaces of the stores remains limited. According to IBM data, the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Windows XP source code leaked on the Internet

The source code of “Windows XP” along with that of “Windows Server 2003” leaked on the internet inside torrent files. This is the first time that the source code of a -even an old- version of the Microsoft operating system is leaking online, as “Verge” notes, while the electronic media notes that it has examined the files Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Cerberus: The Banking Trojan for Android available for free in underground forums

The full source code of “Cerberus” has been leaked to underground forums and is now available free of charge to digital criminals. Kaspersky experts have been actively monitoring the revival of the “Android banking” malware since July 2020, following the abandonment, the sale attempt and the final release of the project by the original developer. Through evolving functionality that Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Unveiling of the KryptoCibule trojan malware family from ESET

ESET researchers have announced the discovery of an unknown family of “trojan malware” that spreads through malicious “torrents” and uses multiple methods to extract as many cryptocurrencies from its victims as possible, while remaining undetected.  ESET called the threat “KryptoCibule” and, according to its telemetry, the malware appears to be aimed primarily at users in the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Educational platforms targeted by cybercriminals

Exponential was the increase seen in “DDoS” cyberattacks (e.n. attacks aimed at flooding a network until the server “crashes”) against educational resources last spring. According to Kaspersky’s estimates, from January to June 2020, the number of “DDoS” attacks affecting educational online resources increased by at least 350% compared to the corresponding month of 2019. In denial-of-service attacks (“DoS”), digital criminals try Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …