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NFT creators tricked into installing malware in highly targeted attack

Multiple digital artists and creators of non-fungible tokens (NFT) were at the center of a highly targeted malware campaign last week during which a threat actor tried to swipe their hard-earned profits.

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Source code for Paradise ransomware leaked on hacking forums

The source code of the Paradise ransomware has been leaked on hacking forums over the weekend, Tom Malka, a threat intelligence analyst for security firm Security Joes, has told The Record today.

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G7 calls on Russia to crack down on ransomware gangs

In light of the recent wave of high-profile ransomware attacks that have caused havoc in the US and Europe, the member states of the G7 group have called on Russia and other countries to crack down on ransomware gangs operating within their borders.

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Avaddon ransomware operation shuts down and releases decryption keys

The criminal group behind the Avaddon ransomware has shut down its operation today and released decryption keys for past victims.

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Phishing sites reached all-time high in January 2021

The number of active phishing sites hit a record number earlier this year in January, according to an industry report published this week by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).

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Authorities seize SlilPP, a marketplace for stolen login credentials

The US Department of Justice announced today it seized the servers and domains of SlilPP, a well-known online marketplace where criminal groups assembled to trade stolen login credentials.

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Ransomware gangs are increasingly going after SonicWall devices

Over the course of the last few months, cybercrime groups have increasingly targeted SonicWall devices in order to breach corporate networks and deploy ransomware.

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Microsoft: ML infrastructure under atack from cryptomining gangs again

Microsoft said it detected a new malicious campaign that is hijacking Azure infrastructure typically used for machine learning operations in order to deploy cryptocurrency mining workloads.

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Ransomware hits Capitol Hill contractor

A company that provides a user engagement platform for US politicians has suffered a ransomware attack, leaving many lawmakers unable to email their constituents for days.

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DOJ officials say they recovered most of the Colonial ransomware payment

In a video press conference today, US officials said they recovered the vast majority of the $4.3 million that Colonial Pipeline paid to a ransomware gang last month after the hackers encrypted its IT network in a security incident that disrupted fuel supply for the entire US East Coast.