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New Malware Campaign Targets Inexperienced Cyber Criminals with OpenBullet Configs
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New Malware Campaign Targets Inexperienced Cyber Criminals with OpenBullet Configs

Unsophisticated cybercriminals are the target of a recent malware operation that uses fraudulent OpenBullet configuration files to deploy a remote access trojan (RAT) that can steal sensitive data. The action is intended to "exploit trusted criminal networks," according to bot mitigation provider Kasada, who also described it as an example of advanced threat actors "preying on beginner hackers." A reliable open-source pen testing tool for automating credential stuffing assaults is called OpenBullet. It can combine a password list obtained through other means with a configuration file specific to a given website to log successful attempts read more New Malware Campaign Targets Inexperienced Cyber Criminals with OpenBullet Configs. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and...
Cyber Criminals Are Using Mining Pools to Launder Crypto
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Cyber Criminals Are Using Mining Pools to Launder Crypto

According to Chainanlysis, cybercriminals are increasingly sending their stolen money to crypto mining pools to conceal where it came from. The blockchain analysis company claimed that these malevolent actors use mining pools, which allow groups of miners to pool their processing capabilities, as a de facto mixer. Remember that you cannot track cryptocurrency through services, including mining pools, so in this scenario the mining pool functions similarly to a mixer in that it obscures the source of funds and gives the impression that the money is coming read more Cyber Criminals Are Using Mining Pools to Launder Crypto. Stay one step ahead of cyber threats with ReconBee.com. Explore our comprehensive coverage of recent cyber attacks, cybersecurity awareness, and the latest cyber...
RTM Locker Emerging Cybercrime Group Targeting Businesses with Ransomware
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RTM Locker Emerging Cybercrime Group Targeting Businesses with Ransomware

Security experts have described the strategies used by the "rising" ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) company "Read The Manual" (RTM) Locker, a group of cybercriminals that conducts opportunistic assaults to make money illegally. According to a study provided with The Hacker News by cybersecurity company Trellix, "The 'Read The Manual' Locker gang uses affiliates to ransom victims, all of whom are forced to abide by the gang's strict rules." The organization of the group, which requires associates to stay active or tell the gang of their absence read more RTM Locker Emerging Cybercrime Group Targeting Businesses with Ransomware. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and the latest cybersecurity news.
Chinese SilkLoader Malware Sold to Russian Cyber Criminals
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Chinese SilkLoader Malware Sold to Russian Cyber Criminals

A piece of malware designed to load Cobalt Strike beacons onto victim machines has been traced back to both Chinese and Russian threat actors. Finnish security vendor WithSecure claimed in a new report that it detected “SilkLoader” in several human-operated intrusions that were likely the precursor to a ransomware attack. The malware uses DLL sideloading to load the beacons, which are commonly used in such attacks read more Chinese SilkLoader Malware Sold to Russian Cyber Criminals. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecurity awareness with our comprehensive coverage of the latest threats, breaches, and solutions.
Hackers Breach Pepsi Bottling Ventures Network
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Hackers Breach Pepsi Bottling Ventures Network

Pepsi Bottling Ventures (PBV) has acknowledged a network compromise that led to the loss of sensitive financial and personal information from workers. On February 10, the business announced the change in an email to customers and in a notice submitted to the Montana attorney general. The organization discovered unauthorized access and connected it to the deployment of information-stealing malware that took place in December of last year on January 10, the paper claims. The letter states: "Based on our first assessment, an unknown person gained access to those systems on or about December 23, 2022, installed malware, and downloaded specific data from the accessed IT systems read the complete article Hackers Breach Pepsi Bottling Ventures Network. Stay informed and stay ahead of th...
US and UK Sanction Seven Russian Cyber Criminals
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US and UK Sanction Seven Russian Cyber Criminals

On February 9, the governments of the US and the UK jointly announced sanctions against seven Russian cybercriminals. The people are members of the infamous Trickbot malware gang, which the US and UK claim is responsible for carrying out hostile cyberattacks against vital infrastructure, including hospitals, in both countries. Russian nationals Vitaly Kovalev, Maksim Mikhailov, Valentin Karyagin, Mikhail Iskritskiy, Dmitry Pleshevskiy, Ivan Vakhromeyev, and Valery Sedletski were among those who received sanctions. By virtue of the sanctions, all of these cyberthreat actors' assets in the US and the UK have been blocked, and they are no longer permitted to enter either nation read the complete article US and UK Sanction Seven Russian Cyber Criminals. With ReconBee.com Stay ahea...