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Bahamas new digital currency will be the next testbed for innovative cybercrime attacks

30 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The government’s Central Bank of the Bahamas has released the world’s first Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) - the “SAND DOLLAR”. This is attracting the interest of cybercriminals as well as security professionals.  As national currencies transf...

Harvest finance hack - case analysis

26 Oct 2020 3 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

I am keeping an eye at FARM and Harvest Finance Project. And this morning i've seen this: So, i was like, hacker?!? Yes, apparently Harvest Finance was hacked using the Curve y pool, and, to quote them, this was the strategy used: ''Like other arbi...

The NSA knows something you don't

23 Oct 2020 1 minute read 8 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The U.S. National Security Agency knows which vulnerabilities China backed hackers are exploiting the most to gain access to sensitive data. The Chinese state-sponsored information gathering engine is a vacuum when it comes to acquiring information...

Charges Against Russian Nation-State Hackers Sends a Message

22 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The U.S. Department of Justice filed charges against six Russian agents, identified as members of the APT group known as Sandworm.  The unsealed documents reveal that the six suspects are all current or have former ties to the Russian foreign intell...

Cyber Threats Enhance Phishing with AI and Worm Functions for Rapid Disruption

20 Oct 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Matthew Rosenquist

New phishing malware leverages Artificial Intelligence and worm functionality to rapidly spread to contacts of victims.  By leveraging previously established relationships the malware can bypass technical controls and easily fool new targets into be...

Sophisticated Andriod Ransomware MalLocker With New String

10 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments NRWRecords

  Cybersecurity researchers at Microsoft have detected a risky new string of MalLocker, an ever-changing Smartphone ransomware descent that has swamped in the wild ever since least 2014.   The new version is notably designed to cover the ransom dema...

Cybersecurity Bulletin: IRS offers $1.25 million to crack privacy-focused crypto Monero

2 Oct 2020 3 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Other online breaches last month included the major U.S hospital chain & a well-known Crypto exchange It was only a few weeks ago that CipherTrace — a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company announced that it had developed forensic tools for the...

EC-Council Free Online Event for Cybersecurity Skills Development

13 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

EC-Council is announcing the #TheNextBigThingInCyber skills development in a free online event on Sept 16th 9:30am EST.  EC-Council's CEO, Jay Bavisi will discuss what it means to Humanize firewalls, build a new era of ethical hackers, empower cyber...

Hackers attacked Tor users to steal bitcoins

12 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

An unknown hacker group used the Tor network to attack users of cryptocurrency sites. This is reported by the security researcher Nusenu. Attackers took control of a significant share of the output nodes of the Tor network — by may 2020, they control...

Hackers broke into Canon's servers and demanded a ransom in cryptocurrency

6 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

Criminals have encrypted data, photographs and other important documents of the users of the Corporation. Hackers threaten to publish information to the network if the money is not paid within a week. Canon Corporation was attacked by hackers belongi...