A few days ago, I was scrolling through Twitter and came across a post by the MalwareHunterTeam briefly discussing a new Ransomware group - Rhysida. A lack of results from a Google search shows this is a newer group prepping to start operations. I grabbed a sample and downloaded it, and the executable confirmed that this group is indeed in its early stages based on the breadth … [Read more...]
Cybersecurity News: A Trio of Vulnerabilities, BreachForums Admin Arrested, Hundreds of Ransomware Victims, and The Rise of AI
This post arrives later than usual, but as they say, "Better late than never." Researchers and the media have highlighted various unique, interesting, or destructive vulnerabilities in the last few weeks. We decided to pick three of these vulnerabilities and talk about them. One was patched with Microsoft's Patch Tuesday in March; another affects the privacy of almost everyone, … [Read more...]
Cybersecurity News: Free Cybersecurity Training, TrickBot Group Exposed, Major GoDaddy Breach, and Russia to Legalize cybercrime?!
A new week, a new month, and a new Cybersecurity News post! This iteration contains a whopping eight (8) stories covering the last two to four weeks. Since cybersecurity is a diverse field of assorted specializations, we attempt to match that with various stories touching on all aspects of cybersecurity. This time we cover a few breaches, Elon Musk's decision to alter Twitter's … [Read more...]
Cybersecurity News: Automated Ransomware Attacks, U.S. No Fly List Leaked, and A.I. Detecting A.I.
Welcome to another iteration of Cybersecurity News. The fairly new and unorthodox, semi-monthly news article that highlights a handful of noteworthy cybersecurity-related stories and provides extra references and resources to do further research if you desire. We aim to solidify a more concrete release schedule going forward and will release more information once we have it. … [Read more...]
A Technical Analysis of ISAACWiper
Shortly after Putin launched his "special military operation" in Ukraine on February 24th, 2022, researchers from ESET published information about two novel destructive malware families – HermeticWiper and ISAACWiper. HermeticWiper was part of a three-pronged campaign that included a worm and pseudo-ransomware component known as HermeticWizard and HermeticRansom, respectively. … [Read more...]