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E-mails phished from Russian critic were “tainted” before being leaked

Campaign targeting more than 200 people also spread disinformation, report says.

Dridex: A History of Evolution

In the several years that the Dridex family has existed, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to block the botnetrsquo;s activity.

The ongoing evolution of the malware demonstrates that the cybercriminals are not about to bid farewell to their brainchild, which is providing them with a steady revenue stream.

Engineer at Boeing admits trying to sell space secrets to Russians

Seeking "relationship like on 'The Americans'," sold secrets to undercover FBI agent.

Russian raids sweep up 20 malware scum

Cron job aborted after crims scoop ₽50m and share it to 6,000 bank accounts The Russian Interior Ministry has announced the arrest of 20 people following raids related to a malware campaign dubbed “Cronrdquo; emptying victims' bank accounts.…

Russian ‘Cron’ Cyber Gang Arrested for Raiding Bank Accounts

Russian authorities arrest a group of 16 hackers who allegedly were attacking banks in their native country via mobile malware, nixing plans for their global expansion.

Trump confirms he shared classified intel with Russia’s foreign minister

National Security Advisor: Trump didn't expose sources or methods.

FAQ: Are you in danger from the WannaCrypt ransomware?

The worm called WannaCrypt (aka WannaCry, WannaCrypt0r, WanaCry, and WCry) dominated tech headlines through the weekend.

According to Europol, quoted in the New York Times, WannaCrypt infected  200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, tied the UK health service in knots, knocked out the Spanish phone company, troubled train travelers in Germany, and took big swipes out of FedEx, Renault, a reported 29,000 Chinese institutions, and networks all over Russiamdash;including the Russian Interior Ministry.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

FAQ: Are you in danger from the WannaCry ransomware?

The worm called WannaCry (aka WannaCrypt, WannaCry0r, WanaCry, and WCry) dominated tech headlines through the weekend.

According to Europol, quoted in the New York Times, WannaCry infected  200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, tied the UK health service in knots, knocked out the Spanish phone company, troubled train travelers in Germany, and took big swipes out of FedEx, Renault, a reported 29,000 Chinese institutions, and networks all over Russiamdash;including the Russian Interior Ministry.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Ztorg: money for infecting your smartphone

This research started when we discovered an infected Pokeacute;mon GO guide in Google Play. We detected the malware as Trojan.AndroidOS.Ztorg.ad.

After some searching, I found some other similar infected apps that were being distributed from the Google Play Store.

After I started tracking these infected apps, two things struck me – how rapidly they became popular and the comments in the user review sections.

8 Notorious Russian Hackers Arrested in the Past 8 Years

Lesson learned by Russian cybercriminals: Don't go on vacation, it's bad for your freedom to scam.

WannaCry ransomware used in widespread attacks all over the world

Earlier today, our products detected and successfully blocked a large number of ransomware attacks around the world.
In these attacks, data is encrypted with the extension “.WCRYrdquo; added to the filenames. Our analysis indicates the attack, dubbed “WannaCryrdquo;, is initiated through an SMBv2 remote code execution in Microsoft Windows.