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Egregor: A Ransomware on the Rise

Egregor: A Ransomware on the Rise - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Within a short span of its discovery, the Egregor ransomware has been linked to alleged attacks against organizations such as GEFCO, Crytek, Ubisoft, and Barnes & Noble, with the latest being Cencosud.

Mount Locker Ransomware Targets U.S. Taxpayers

Mount Locker Ransomware Targets U.S. Taxpayers - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
As we approach the U.S. tax season, security experts are warning about Mount Locker ransomware actors who are prepping their attacks to specifically target users of the TurboTax software.

OceanLotus Still Going Strong

OceanLotus Still Going Strong - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
According to recent research, OceanLotus (also known as APT32) has launched a campaign against the Cambodian government leveraging an ASEAN-themed spear-phishing attack.

Dreaming a Little FunnyDream

Dreaming a Little FunnyDream - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Bitdefender researchers discovered a Chinese APT group stealthily attack Southeast Asian governments. Although much of the C&C servers were found to be offline, the operations are still functional.

State-Sponsored APTs Run Rampant After COVID-19 Research

State-Sponsored APTs Run Rampant After COVID-19 Research - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
As the need for healthcare and pharmaceutical organizations during the pandemic increases more than ever, APT groups are ramping up their attacks on these institutions to steal critical research.

Watch Out! URL Redirection Attacks are Here to Catch You Unaware

Watch Out! URL Redirection Attacks are Here to Catch You Unaware - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
This year, URL redirection has featured in a variety of attacks campaigns, including malvertising attacks, tech support scams, brand impersonation attacks, and more.

Rising Ransomware Threats in Manufacturing Sector

Rising Ransomware Threats in Manufacturing Sector - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Dragos researchers have found multiple ransomware strains, such as Clop, EKANS, and Megacortex, adopting ICS-aware functionality, including the ability to kill industrial processes.

Threat Actors Trick Adult Site Visitors With Malvertising Attacks

Threat Actors Trick Adult Site Visitors With Malvertising Attacks - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Researchers at Malwarebytes discovered yet another Malsmoke campaign that appears to have begun mid-October, using malvertising attacks to trick adult site users into downloading a fake Java update.

Discord Becoming a Lucrative Target for Malicious Actors

Discord Becoming a Lucrative Target for Malicious Actors - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
TroubleGrabber is a credential stealer that spreads through Discord attachments and leverages Discord webhooks to deliver the stolen information to the malware operators.

APT10: Active Again in Multiple Regions, With New Tricks

APT10: Active Again in Multiple Regions, With New Tricks - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Symantec discovered a massive global campaign by APT10, or Cicada, targeting automotive and industrial businesses exploiting the recently-disclosed ZeroLogon vulnerability.

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