UK VoIP telco receives ‘colossal ransom demand’, reveals REvil cybercrooks suspected of ‘organised’ DDoS attacks on UK VoIP companies
www.theregister.com/2021/09/02/uk_voip_telcos_revil_ransom/ In a statement, chair of Comms Council UK Eli Katz told us: “Comms Council UK is aware of the Denial of Service attacks currently targeting IP-based communications service providers in the UK and that a small number of our members have been impacted. We have communicated the issue to our membership and are continuing to liaise closely with them to share further information and support as the
Translated: Talos’ insights from the recently leaked Conti ransomware playbook
blog.talosintelligence.com/2021/09/Conti-leak-translation.html Cisco Talos recently became aware of a leaked playbook that has been attributed to the ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) group Conti. Talos has a team of dedicated, native-level speakers that translated these documents in their entirety into English. We also translated a Cobalt Strike manual that the authors referenced while creating their playbook.
Gift Card Gang Extracts Cash From 100k Inboxes Daily
krebsonsecurity.com/2021/09/gift-card-gang-extracts-cash-from-100k-inboxes-daily/ Some of the most successful and lucrative online scams employ a low-and-slow approach avoiding detection or interference from researchers and law enforcement agencies by stealing small bits of cash from many people over an extended period. Heres the story of a cybercrime group that compromises up to 100,000 email inboxes per day, and apparently does little else with this access except . siphon gift card and customer loyalty program data that can be resold online.
Attackers Will Always Abuse Major Events in our Lifes
isc.sans.edu/diary/rss/27808 All major events in our daily life are potential sources of revenue for attackers. When elections or major sports events are organized, attackers will surf on these waves and try to make some profit or collect interesting data (credentials). It’s the same with major meteorological phenomena. The hurricane “Ida” was the second most intense hurricane to hit the state of Louisiana on record, only . behind “Katrina”
FBI warns of ransomware gangs targeting food, agriculture orgs
www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fbi-warns-of-ransomware-gangs-targeting-food-agriculture-orgs/ The FBI says ransomware gangs are actively targeting and disrupting the operations of organizations in the food and agriculture sector, causing financial loss and directly affecting the food supply chain.