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Mount Locker Ransomware Aggressively Changes Up Tactics

The ransomware is upping its danger quotient with new features while signaling a rebranding to "AstroLocker."

Spotlight on the Cybercriminal Supply Chains

In this Threatpost podcast Fortinet’s top researcher outlines what a cybercriminal supply chain is and how much the illicit market is worth.

Telegram Platform Abused in ‘ToxicEye’ Malware Campaigns

Even if the app is not installed or in use, threat actors can use it to spread malware through email campaigns and take over victims’ machines, new research has found.

It’s Easy to Become a Cyberattack Target, but a VPN Can Help

You might think that cybercrime is more prevalent in less digitally literate countries. However, NordVPN's Cyber Risk Index puts North American and Northern European countries at the top of the target list.

4 Innovative Ways Cyberattackers Hunt for Security Bugs

David “moose” Wolpoff, co-founder and CTO at Randori, talks lesser-known hacking paths, including unresolved "fixme" flags in developer support groups.

QR Codes Offer Easy Cyberattack Avenues as Usage Spikes

Usage is way up, but so are cyberattacks: Mobile phishing, malware, banking heists and more can come from just one wrong scan.

Pulse Secure Critical Zero-Day Security Bug Under Active Exploit

CVE-2021-22893 allows remote code-execution (RCE) and is being used in the wild by nation-state cyberattackers to compromise VPN appliances in defense, finance and government orgs.

Swiss Army Knife for Information Security: What Is Comprehensive Protection?

Data-breach risk should be tackled with a toolset for monitoring data in motion and data at rest, analysis of user behavior, and the detection of fraud and weak spots.

Novel Email-Based Campaign Targets Bloomberg Clients with RATs

Attacks dubbed ‘Fajan’ by researchers are specifically targeted and appear to be testing various threat techniques to find ones with the greatest impact.

Mozilla Fixes Firefox Flaw That Allowed Spoofing of HTTPS Browser Padlock

The Mozilla Foundation releases Firefox 88, fixing 13 bugs ranging from high to low severity.

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