Feds Reportedly Hacked REvil Ransomware Group and Forced it Offline – Tempemail

The Russian-led REvil ransomware gang was felled by an active multi-country law enforcement operation that resulted in its infrastructure being hacked and taken offline for a second time earlier this week, in what’s the latest action taken by governments to disrupt the lucrative ecosystem. The takedown was first reported by Continue Reading

‘Lone Wolf’ Hacker Group Targeting Afghanistan and India with Commodity RATs – Tempemail

A new malware campaign targeting Afghanistan and India is exploiting a now-patched, 20-year-old flaw affecting Microsoft Office to deploy an array of commodity remote access trojans (RATs) that allow the adversary to gain complete control over the compromised endpoints. Cisco Talos attributed the cyber campaign to a “lone wolf” threat Continue Reading

Group that spread false Covid claims doubled Facebook interactions in six months | Facebook- Tempemail

An international pressure group that spread false and conspiratorial claims about Covid-19 more than doubled the average number of interactions it got on Facebook in the first six months of 2021 in spite of renewed efforts to curb misinformation on the platform, according to a report. Pages owned by the Continue Reading

Cybersecurity Experts Warn of a Rise in Lyceum Hacker Group Activities in Tunisia – Tempemail

A threat actor, previously known for striking organizations in the energy and telecommunications sectors across the Middle East as early as April 2018, has evolved its malware arsenal to strike two entities in Tunisia. Security researchers at Kaspersky, who presented their findings at the VirusBulletin VB2021 conference earlier this month, Continue Reading

Emma Watkins quits the Wiggles in ‘end of an era’ for children’s group | Children’s TV- Tempemail

The Great Resignation has claimed another. Emma Watkins has confirmed she will be leaving the Wiggles at the end of the year, spurred by a lockdown epiphany. “Like many people around the world, the pandemic has given me time to reflect on what is important in life,” the Yellow Wiggle Continue Reading

Lyceum group reborn | Securelist- Tempemail

This year, we had the honor to be selected for the thirty-first edition of the Virus Bulletin conference. During the live program, we presented our research into the Lyceum group (also known as Hexane), which was first exposed by Secureworks in 2019. In 2021, we have been able to identify Continue Reading

Ransomware Group FIN12 Aggressively Going After Healthcare Targets – Tempemail

An “aggressive” financially motivated threat actor has been identified as linked to a string of RYUK ransomware attacks since October 2018, while maintaining close partnerships with TrickBot-affiliated threat actors and using a publicly available arsenal of tools such as Cobalt Strike Beacon payloads to interact with victim networks. Cybersecurity firm Continue Reading

A New APT Hacking Group Targeting Fuel, Energy, and Aviation Industries – Tempemail

A previously undocumented threat actor has been identified as behind a string of attacks targeting fuel, energy, and aviation production industries in Russia, the U.S., India, Nepal, Taiwan, and Japan with the goal of stealing data from compromised networks. Cybersecurity company Positive Technologies dubbed the advanced persistent threat (APT) group Continue Reading

Republican Thomas Massie attacks pro-Israel group over Iron Dome criticism- Tempemail

A Republican lawmaker has accused a pro-Israel group of “foreign interference in our elections” after it denounced him for not backing Iron Dome. Congressman Thomas Massie attacked the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) after it criticised him on social media. An AIPAC Facebook advert read: “Efforts to cut, add Continue Reading

Russian Turla APT Group Deploying New Backdoor on Targeted Systems – Tempemail

State-sponsored hackers affiliated with Russia are behind a new series of intrusions using a previously undocumented implant to compromise systems in the U.S., Germany, and Afghanistan. Cisco Talos attributed the attacks to the Turla advanced persistent threat (APT) group, coining the malware “TinyTurla” for its limited functionality and efficient coding Continue Reading