AceCryptor: Cybercriminals’ Potent Tool Detected in Over 240,000 Attacks

Crypter malware called AceCryptor has been used since 2016 to pack various strains of malware, according to Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET. ESET reported over 240,000 detections of AceCryptor in 2021 and 2022, averaging over 10,000 hits per month. Notable malware families found within AceCryptor include SmokeLoader, RedLine Stealer, RanumBot, Raccoon Stealer, Stop ransomware, and Amadey. […]

Assessing Your Organization’s Readiness to Counter Insider Threats

With the increasing reliance on digital operations, cybersecurity has become a critical concern for all sectors. While external attacks are commonly discussed, organizations must also address insider threats. An insider threat refers to potential harm caused by individuals within an organization who have authorized access. These threats can be classified into three categories: malicious insiders, […]

Complex Cyberattacks Emerge as a Concern in the Automotive Industry

Passivity in the automotive industry regarding cybersecurity is a prevalent issue, with many organizations only considering cybersecurity seriously when forced to comply with government regulations. However, the complexity of automotive cyberattacks is evolving rapidly, necessitating a proactive approach to comprehensive protection. Supply chain vulnerabilities have been identified as a significant risk, and cybercriminals are targeting […]

Cybersecurity Ransomware Incident Leads to Compromised Personal Information in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ second-largest health insurer, Point32Health, fell victim to a ransomware attack, potentially compromising sensitive personal and health information of current and former members. The incident, affecting its Harvard Pilgrim Health Care program, was detected on April 17, with the compromised data including addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, Social Security numbers, medical history, treatment details, dates of […]

What Is Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting computer systems, networks, and data from unauthorized access, damage, or theft. In today’s digital age, where technology permeates almost every aspect of our lives, cybersecurity plays a crucial role in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Cybersecurity encompasses a wide range of practices and technologies designed to […]

Google Enhances Multi-Cloud Networking with Cross-Cloud Interconnect

Google is unveiling new updates to enhance multi-cloud networking with Cross-Cloud Interconnect and Private Service Connect improvements. With Cross-Cloud Interconnect, organizations can establish secure connections between Google Cloud and other public cloud platforms like AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. This enables running applications on multiple clouds, hosting SaaS in a multi-cloud environment, and […]

Fingerprint Brute-Force Attacks Pose Vulnerability to Android Phones

Researchers from Tencent Labs and Zhejiang University have unveiled BrutePrint, a new attack that exploits fingerprint vulnerabilities in modern smartphones to bypass user authentication and gain control of the devices. The attack relies on brute-forcing fingerprints through an unlimited number of attempts until a match is found. By exploiting two zero-day vulnerabilities, Cancel-After-Match-Fail (CAMF) and […]