Microsoft warns of the rise of cryware targeting hot wallets

Microsoft researchers warn of the rising threat of cryware targeting non-custodial cryptocurrency wallets, also known as hot wallets. Microsoft warns of the rise of cryware, malicious software used to steal info an dfunds from non-custodial cryptocurrency wallets, also known as hot wallets. Data stolen from this kind of malware includes private keys, seed phrases, and […]

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Venezuelan cardiologist accused of operating and selling Thanos ransomware

The U.S. Justice Department accused a 55-year-old Venezuelan cardiologist of operating and selling the Thanos ransomware. The U.S. Justice Department accused Moises Luis Zagala Gonzalez, a 55-year-old cardiologist from Venezuela, of operating and selling the Thanos ransomware. Thanos ransomware (a.k.a. Hakbit ransomware) has been developed by Nosophoros (aka Aesculapius, and Nebuchadnezzar), a threat actor offering for sale the malware […]

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Over 200 Apps on Play Store were distributing Facestealer info-stealer

Experts spotted over 200 Android apps on the Play Store distributing spyware called Facestealer used to steal sensitive data. Trend Micro researchers spotted over 200 Android apps on the Play Store distributing spyware called Facestealer used to steal sensitive data from infected devices. The malicious apps are able to steal credentials, Facebook cookies, and other personally identifiable information. Some […]

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Cardiologist charged for use and sale of ransomware

The US Attorney’s Office is charging a Venezuelan cardiologist with attempted computer intrusions and conspiracy to commit computer intrusions. The charges stem from his use and sale of ransomware, as well as his extensive support of, and profit sharing arrangements with, the cybercriminals who used his ransomware programs. “As alleged, the multi-tasking doctor treated patients, […]

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