Tag: malware

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Over 31,000 leaked credentials from FTSE 100 end up on Dark Web

The Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100 Index is made up of the 100 biggest companies by market capitalisation on the London Stock Exchange. These companies represent some of the most influential and profitable enterprises on the market across various industry verticals. It was found that the majority (81%) of the companies within the FTSE […]

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Weekend Wisdom 29/4: Coca Cola Data breach, University Ransomware Costs, Finance Malware Attacks

Good afternoon, everyone. Happy Friday, everyone! It’s been a while since we’ve had a full week, so without further ado: Coca-Cola is investigating claims of a large-scale data breach by Russian-linked cybercrime gang Stormous. Read here Happy World Intellectual Property Day. Watch here Ransomware Attacks Cost Universities Over £2m. Read here  Destructive Malware Attacks Against […]

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Beware of Fake Telegram Messenger App Hacking PCs with Purple Fox Malware

Trojanized installers of the Telegram messaging application are being used to distribute the Windows-based Purple Fox backdoor on compromised systems. That’s according to new research published by Minerva Labs, describing the attack as different from intrusions that typically take advantage of legitimate software for dropping malicious payloads. “This threat actor was able to leave most […]

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Amnesty International exploited in malware campaign

According to new intelligence from Cisco Talos, Amnesty International’s branding and profile is being used as part of a new malware campaign that exploits people’s fears of the notorious Pegasus spyware app Threat actors are exploiting the reputation and branding of human rights organisation Amnesty International to target its victims with malware masquerading as an […]

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