Emotet malware now wants you to upgrade Microsoft Word

Emotet switched to a new template this week that pretends to be a Microsoft Office message stating that Microsoft Word needs to be updated to add a new feature. Emotet is a malware infection that spreads through emails containing Word documents with malicious macros. When opening these documents, their contents will try to trick the … Continue reading Emotet malware now wants you to upgrade Microsoft Word

Sopra Steria hit by the Ryuk ransomware gang

French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria hit by ‘cyberattack’, Ryuk ransomware suspected French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria has been hit by a ransomware attack, while the company did not reveal the family of malware that infected its systems, local media speculate the involvement of the Ryuk ransomware. “A cyber attack was detected on the Sopra Steria … Continue reading Sopra Steria hit by the Ryuk ransomware gang

WastedLocker ransomware hits Boyne Resorts ski resort operator

US-based ski and golf resort operator Boyne Resorts has suffered a cyberattack by the WastedLocker operation that has impacted company-wide reservation systems. Boyne Resorts owns and operates eleven properties located in the USA and Canada and has 11,000 employees. Many of these properties are situated on well-known ski mountains, including Big Sky, Montana, Sugarloaf, Maine, … Continue reading WastedLocker ransomware hits Boyne Resorts ski resort operator

As Smartphones Become a Hot Target, Can Mobile EDR Help?

Lookout Security debuts a mobile endpoint detection and response offering that will integrate into its mobile security platform. Lookout Security today announced the addition of endpoint detection and response (EDR) to its mobile security platform, a move intended to help protect enterprise smartphones from a wave of malicious apps, vulnerabilities, malicious URLs, and phishing attacks … Continue reading As Smartphones Become a Hot Target, Can Mobile EDR Help?

Russian state hackers stole data from US government networks

DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the FBI today warned that a Russian state-sponsored APT threat group known as Energetic Bear has hacked and stolen data from US government networks during the last two months. Energetic Bear (also tracked as Berserk Bear, TeamSpy, Dragonfly, Havex, Crouching Yeti, and Koala), a hacking group active … Continue reading Russian state hackers stole data from US government networks