Emotet uses parked domains to distribute payloads

Domain owners often park them and use the services of special providers to monetize domains through ad networks while they are not used for their intended purpose. Recently, cybersecurity experts found out that attackers, for example, Emotet malware operators, use parked domains. up a parking...

Maze ransomware terminates its activity

Bleeping Computer reports that the well-known ransomware Maze, which has existed since May 2019, terminates its activity. It seems that the authors of Maze have decided to follow an example of their “colleagues”, GandCrab malware creators that closed development of their product in the middle of...

Nvidia specialists have fixed a number of serious...

Nvidia has patched three serious vulnerabilities in GeForce Experience. Bugs allowed execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, gain access to confidential information, or provoke a denial of service (DoS). vulnerabilities were found in all versions of GeForce Experience up to 3.20.5.70 and posed...

WordPress developers forcibly updated vulnerable Loginizer plugin

This week, the WordPress developers were forced to go to extreme measures and take a very rare step: they forcibly updated the Loginizer plugin for all users to version 1.6.4. is one of the most popular WordPress plugins (over 1,000,000 installations) that aims to improve the security of WordPress...

Egregor ransomware attacked Barnes & Noble bookstore chain

The largest bookstore chain in the United States, Barnes & Noble (more than 600 stores in 50 states), which also operates the Nook Digital e-book platform, suffered a hack last week. Now it turned out that Egregor ransomware successfully attacked Barnes & Noble. attack took place on...

Darkside ransomware operators donate money to charity

ZDNet reports that the hackers behind the Darkside ransomware have donated money to charity. Recently $ 10,000 in ransoms went to Children International and The Water Project. International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children living in extreme poverty, The Water Project is a...

Microsoft released emergency patches for Windows Codecs and...

October’s “Update Tuesday”, which fixed 87 bugs, has already passed, and now Microsoft developers have released emergency patches for vulnerabilities in the Windows Codecs Library and Visual Studio Code. bugs allow remote execution of arbitrary code on vulnerable systems. The...

Operators of the Egregor ransomware “leaked” data...

This week, Egregor ransomware operators published on their website on the darknet data that allegedly was stolen from the largest game developers – Ubisoft and Crytek. It is unclear how exactly this information got into the hands of criminals. a rule, ransomware like Egregor break into...