[ZDNet] Security warning: Ransomware attackers are working on the holidays, even if you aren’t

Just because you’re taking a break, that doesn’t mean hackers will be too.

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[ZDNet] Supply chain attacks are getting worse, and you are not ready for them

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EU cybersecurity think tank looks at 24 recent supply chain attacks, and warns that defences against them are not good enough. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)

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[HackerNews] Attackers Behind Trickbot Expanding Malware Distribution Channels

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The operators behind the pernicious TrickBot malware have resurfaced with new tricks that aim to increase its foothold by expanding its distribution channels, ultimately leading to the deployment of ransomware such as Conti. The threat actor, tracked under the monikers ITG23 and Wizard Spider, has been found to partner with other cybercrime gangs known Hive0105, […]

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[TheRecord] “King of fraud” sentenced to 10 years in prison for role in Methbot/3ve botnet

A US judge sentenced a Russian national to 10 years in prison for running Methbot, a giant ad fraud botnet that stole more than $7 million from ad publishers and ad networks between 2014 and 2018. The sentence concludes a controversial case during which Aleksandr Zhukov, 41, sustained his innocence until the last moment. Zhukov […]

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