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S3 Ep36: Trickbot coder busted, passwords cracked, and breaches judged [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin [04’24”] Alleged malware coder from the Trickbot gang arrested.   [15’36”] 5500 passwords cracked and salaries stolen by “credential stuffing” crook.   [29’28”] We answer a listener’s question about just how tough to be when judging a company that’s had a breach.   [34’37”] Oh! No! of the week. With Kimberly Truong, Doug . . . Read more

Cyberattacks on Healthcare Spike 45% Since November

The relentless rise in COVID-19 cases is battering already frayed healthcare systems — and ransomware criminals are using the opportunity to strike.

TrickBot Returns with a Vengeance, Sporting Rare Bootkit Functions

A new “TrickBoot” module scans for vulnerable firmware and has the ability to read, write and erase it on devices. The TrickBot malware has morphed once again, this time implementing functionality designed to inspect the UEFI/BIOS firmware of targeted systems. It marks a serious resurgence following an October takedown of . . . Read more

Botnet Attackers Turn to Vulnerable IoT Devices

Cybercriminals are leveraging the multitudes of vulnerable connected devices with botnets that launch dangerous distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. The vast number of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are proving to be lucrative for botnet operators to carry out various attacks – from sending spam to launching harmful distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, according . . . Read more

Ransomware Takes Down Network of French IT Giant

Sopra Steria hit with cyber attack that reportedly encrypted parts of their network on Oct. 20 but has remained mostly mum on details. French IT giant Sopra Steria was hit with a cyber attack this week that disrupted the business of the firm and is widely believed to be the . . . Read more

TrickBot Takedown Disrupts Major Crimeware Apparatus

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