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QBot Replaces IcedID in Malspam Campaigns

QBot Replaces IcedID in Malspam Campaigns - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Cybercriminals were found shuffling payloads once again. Security analysts reported two banking trojans being used alternatively to deliver various ransomware strains as the final payload in recent attacks.

Joker Malware Pinches 500,000 Huawei Android Users

Joker Malware Pinches 500,000 Huawei Android Users - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Roughly half a million Huawei users reportedly downloaded applications hosting the Joker malware that subscribes the victims to unwanted premium mobile services.

New Tactics Provide Invisibility Cloak to Ransomware Attacks

New Tactics Provide Invisibility Cloak to Ransomware Attacks - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Security experts recently discovered that ransomware groups have now upgraded to newer tools and strategies to hinder and complicate forensic investigations.

Iron Tiger APT Group Roars Louder With New Toolkit

Iron Tiger APT Group Roars Louder With New Toolkit - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Iron Tiger threat actor group was spotted using an upgraded toolkit in an 18-month old cyberespionage campaign against a gambling firm in the Philippines.

ICS Computers Face Increased Ransomware Attacks - Kaspersky Report

ICS Computers Face Increased Ransomware Attacks - Kaspersky Report - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
In a new report, Kaspersky noted that developed countries faced a large number of ransomware attacks on ICS systems during the pandemic owing to their consistency in keeping businesses up and running.

Saint Bot Downloader - A New Cyberthreat in Making

Saint Bot Downloader - A New Cyberthreat in Making - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
A previously undocumented malware downloader has been spotted in the wild leveraging phishing attacks to deploy credential stealers and other malicious payloads.

Nation-State Attackers Taking Over Global Cyber Realm

Nation-State Attackers Taking Over Global Cyber Realm - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
New research sheds light on cyberattack incidents by the nation-backed cybercriminal groups, revealing a 100% rise in nation-state incidents between 2017 and 2020.

Is IcedID Banking Trojan on the Way to Becoming the Next Emotet?

Is IcedID Banking Trojan on the Way to Becoming the Next Emotet? - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Security analysts observe a similarity between IcedID and Emotet campaigns while outlining the fact that when there was an ongoing effort to take down the latter the former was witnessing an upsurge.

The Rise and Fall of Maze Cartel

The Rise and Fall of Maze Cartel - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
From being a lone warrior to becoming an influencer, the Maze group has carved its way to becoming one of the most infamous ransomware groups by establishing the first-ever cartel.

EtterSilent Maldoc Builder - The Hot Selling Cake in Underground Forums

EtterSilent Maldoc Builder - The Hot Selling Cake in Underground Forums - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
According to Intel 471, some cybercriminal groups are leveraging Ettersilent maldoc builder to bypass Windows Defender, Windows AMSI, and top email services including Gmail.

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