The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a security alert warning bad actors are using SamSam ransomware to target industries across the United States and worldwide.
The company downgraded the user impact to 30 million users from 50 million users and also shared the details of the attacks that exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s code that existed between July 2017 and September 2018.
Bad actors have been targeting payment systems in an ATM cash-out scheme dubbed “FASTCash.”
The FBI issued a warning on Thursday of the risks of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Attackers are exploiting IoT devices with open ADB port 5555 to spread malware.
Malicious cyber actors carried out by the Russian Government are targeting network infrastructure devices (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, Network-based Intrusion Detection System (NIDS) devices).
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are releasing a warning related to brute force attacks.
The United States Department of Justice announced nine Iranian citizens, working on behalf of the Iranian government, were charged in a massive computer hacking campaign.
Russian government cyber activity has targeted U.S Government entities, energy and other critical infrastructure sectors. The activity has been active since at least March 2016, according to a US-CERT Technical Alert (TA).
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) worked with multiple international partners to take down on November 29 one of the longest running malware families dubbed Andromeda.