We’re Tracking 270 State-Sponsored Hacker Groups From Over 50 Countries – Tempemail

Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) on Thursday said it’s tracking more than 270 government-backed threat actors from more than 50 countries, adding it has approximately sent 50,000 alerts of state-sponsored phishing or malware attempts to customers since the start of 2021. The warnings mark a 33% increase from 2020, the Continue Reading

Researchers Warn of 4 Emerging Ransomware Groups That Can Cause Havoc – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday took the wraps off four up-and-coming ransomware groups that could pose a serious threat to enterprises and critical infrastructure, as the ripple effect of a recent spurt in ransomware incidents show that attackers are growing more sophisticated and more profitable in extracting payouts from victims. “While Continue Reading

ShadowPad Malware is Becoming a Favorite Choice of Chinese Espionage Groups – Tempemail

ShadowPad, an infamous Windows backdoor that allows attackers to download further malicious modules or steal data, has been put to use by five different Chinese threat clusters since 2017. “The adoption of ShadowPad significantly reduces the costs of development and maintenance for threat actors,” SentinelOne researchers Yi-Jhen Hsieh and Joey Continue Reading

Australian conspiracy theorists and anti-lockdown groups share fake Covid check-in apps | Health- Tempemail

A fake check-in app is being used by Covid-19 conspiracy theorists and anti-lockdown groups to dupe business owners and keep location data out of the hands of contact tracers in at least three states. Guardian Australia can reveal that conspiratorial websites and Telegram groups with at least 15,000 followers are Continue Reading

Arrests of members of Tetrade seed groups Grandoreiro and Melcoz- Tempemail

Spain’s Ministry of the Interior has announced the arrest of 16 individuals connected to the Grandoreiro and Melcoz (also known as Mekotio) cybercrime groups. Both are originally from Brazil and form part of the Tetrade umbrella, operating for a few years now in Latin America and Western Europe. Grandoreiro is Continue Reading

[Webinar] How Cyber Attack Groups Are Spinning a Larger Ransomware Web – Tempemail

Organizations today already have an overwhelming number of dangers and threats to look out for, from spam to phishing attempts to new infiltration and ransomware tactics. There is no chance to rest, since attack groups are constantly looking for more effective means of infiltrating and infecting systems. Today, there are Continue Reading

Ransomware Attackers Partnering With Cybercrime Groups to Hack High-Profile Targets – Tempemail

As ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure skyrocket, new research shows that threat actors behind such disruptions are increasingly shifting from using email messages as an intrusion route to purchasing access from cybercriminal enterprises that have already infiltrated major targets. “Ransomware operators often buy access from independent cybercriminal groups who infiltrate Continue Reading

Facebook under fire as human rights groups claim ‘censorship’ of pro-Palestine posts | Social media- Tempemail

Facebook’s often inscrutable content moderation process has come under renewed fire during the 11-day bombardment of Gaza after hundreds of pro-Palestine posts were removed, many without explanation. Nearly 500 removals on Instagram and Facebook were documented by 7amleh, a Palestinian digital rights non-profit, between 6 and 19 May. Now, 7amleh Continue Reading

Facebook ‘still too slow to act on groups profiting from Covid conspiracy theories’ | Facebook

Covid conspiracy theorists are seeking to profit from the millions of followers they have built up on Instagram during the pandemic by marketing health supplements, wellness courses and juicers to them. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has identified more than 100 Covid conspiracy accounts promoting products to an audience of Continue Reading

Facebook removes over 16,000 groups trading fake reviews | Facebook

Facebook has removed more than 16,000 groups trading fake reviews after the UK’s competition regulator criticised the company for failing to make good on a previous promise to clamp down on the practice. In January 2020, the Competition and Markets Authority secured an agreement from Facebook to “better identify, investigate Continue Reading