Ransomware Victims That Pay Up Could Incur Steep Fines from Uncle Sam

Companies victimized by ransomware and firms that facilitate negotiations with ransomware extortionists could face steep fines from the U.S. federal government if the crooks who profit from the attack are already under economic sanctions, the Treasury Department warned today. Image: Shutterstock In its advisory (PDF), the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said “companies […]

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Lazarus APT Hackers Attack Japanese Organization Using Remote SMB Tool “SMBMAP” After Network Intrusion

Researchers from JPCERT/CC observed that the world’s most dangerous APT hackers attack Japanese organization with different malware for during and after the intrusion on the targeted network. Lazarus is also known as Hidden Cobra is a North Korean APT hacker group that has been involved with various high profile cyber-attacks various government and private sectors around the […]

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