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BlackBerry Researchers Discover New Ransomware Family that Targets Windows Systems
BlackBerry Researchers Discover New Ransomware Family that Targets Windows Systems
Security researchers at BlackBerry have identified a new Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) family on March 16 and traced it back to its alleged beta stage release. The strain, called LokiLocker, encrypts victims’ files, renders compr...
Japanese Medical Consultation Platform Exposes Customer Images
Japanese Medical Consultation Platform Exposes Customer Images
Intro The SafetyDetectives cybersecurity team uncovered a data exposure affecting the Japanese medical Q&A service Doctors Me. Doctors Me is a website that provides customers with on-demand access to professional medical advice. A...
Biden Warns of Incoming Russian Cyberattacks Against the US
Biden Warns of Incoming Russian Cyberattacks Against the US
President Joe Biden on Monday warned of Russian cyberattacks against the US — making his most prominent alert yet about what he called new intelligence regarding the Putin regime’s plans. “The more Putin’s back is against the wall...
Hackers Demand $15 Million Ransom from TransUnion after Breaching Server
Hackers Demand $15 Million Ransom from TransUnion after Breaching Server
International credit bureau TransUnion said in a statement on Sunday that hackers managed to breach a server operated by its South African division and gained access to the personal information of customers. According to an FAQ pu...
Police Arrest Scammer in Relation to $100 Million Fraud Operation
Police Arrest Scammer in Relation to $100 Million Fraud Operation
The alleged ringleader of an international scam operation has been arrested by Nigerian authorities in Lagos after being wanted by the FBI since 2016. Osondu Victor Igwilo was detained by officers of the Economic and Financial Cri...
Researchers Find Backdoor Infection Spike on GoDaddy-Hosted Websites
Researchers Find Backdoor Infection Spike on GoDaddy-Hosted Websites
Security researchers have identified a surge in backdoor infections on hundreds of websites hosted on GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress service, which were all compromised by the same payload. The incident impacted websites like tsoHost...
34 Ransomware Variants Used in 722 Attacks Over Last Quarter of 2021
34 Ransomware Variants Used in 722 Attacks Over Last Quarter of 2021
The ransomware space was very active in the last quarter of 2021, with threat analysts observing 722 distinct attacks using 34 different variants. This high level of activity created problems for those working in cybersecurity, ma...
German Government Warns Companies Against Using Kaspersky Antivirus
German Government Warns Companies Against Using Kaspersky Antivirus
Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has warned companies against using Kaspersky antivirus products due to threats made by Russia against the EU, NATO, and Germany. Kaspersky is a Moscow-based cybersecurity and...
Interview With Mike Jones – Agari by HelpSystems
Interview With Mike Jones – Agari by HelpSystems
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives recently sat down with Mike Jones, Senior Director of Product Management for the Agari products within the HelpSystems email security family. She asked him about his company’s commitment to helping...
Interview With Guy Flechter – Cider Security
Interview With Guy Flechter – Cider Security
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives recently interviewed Guy Flechter, CEO and co-founder of Cider Security. She asked him about how his company is building a new operating system for the entire Appsec ecosystem. Safety Detectives: W...