OnionPoison: malicious Tor Browser installer served through a popular Chinese YouTube channel

OnionPoison: researchers reported that an infected Tor Browser installer has been distributed through a popular YouTube channel. Kaspersky researchers discovered that a trojanized version of a Windows installer for the Tor Browser has been distributed through a popular Chinese-language YouTube channel. The campaign, named OnionPoison, targeted users located in China, where the Tor Browser website […]

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Linux Cheerscrypt ransomware is linked to Chinese DEV-0401 APT group

Researchers link recently discovered Linux ransomware Cheerscrypt to the China-linked cyberespionage group DEV-0401. Researchers at cybersecurity firm Sygnia attributed the recently discovered Linux ransomware Cheerscrypt to the China-linked cyber espionage group Bronze Starlight (aka DEV-0401, APT10) Bronze Starlight, has been active since mid-2021, in June researchers from Secureworks reported that the APT group is deploying […]

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BlackCat ransomware gang claims to have hacked US defense contractor NJVC

Another US defense contractor suffered a data breach, the BlackCat ransomware gang claims to have hacked NJVC. The ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware gang claims to have breached the IT firm NJVC, which supports the federal government and the United States Department of Defense. The company supports intelligence, defense, and geospatial organizations. The company has more than 1,200 employees in locations worldwide.  BlackCat (ALPHV) #Ransomware […]

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German police identified a gang that stole €4 million via phishing attacks

German police arrested one individual suspected of having stolen €4 million from users via large-scale phishing campaigns. Germany’s Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) arrested an individual (24) suspected of having stolen €4,000,000 from internet users via phishing attacks along with a two accomplices who are suspected. The phishing campaigns were conducted between October 3, 2020, and May 29, […]

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