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

U.S. Charges 6 Russian Intelligence Officers Over Destructive Cyberattacks

The US government on Monday formally charged six Russian intelligence officers for carrying out destructive malware attacks with an aim to disrupt and destabilize other nations and cause monetary losses. The individuals, who work for Unit 74455 of the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), have been accused of perpetrating the "most disruptive and destructive series … Continue reading U.S. Charges 6 Russian Intelligence Officers Over Destructive Cyberattacks

NPM nukes NodeJS malware opening Windows, Linux reverse shells

NPM has removed multiple packages hosted on its repository this week that established connection to remote servers and exfiltrated user data. These 4 packages had collected over 1,000 total downloads over the course of the last few months up until being removed by NPM yesterday. The four packages are: plutov-slack-client - claims to be a … Continue reading NPM nukes NodeJS malware opening Windows, Linux reverse shells