Android malware found embedded in APKPure store application

Security researchers found malware embedded within the official application of APKPure, a popular third-party Android app store and an alternative to Google's official Play Store. Android users use the application to install apps and games hosted on APKPure's platform, supposedly identical to those available through the Play Store. The malware was discovered by Kaspersky and … Continue reading Android malware found embedded in APKPure store application

Crooks abuse website contact forms to deliver IcedID malware

Microsoft researchers spotted a malware campaign abusing contact forms on legitimate websites to deliver the IcedID malware. Security experts from Microsoft have uncovered a malware campaign abusing contact forms on legitimate websites to deliver the IcedID malware. Threat actors behind the operation are using contact forms published on websites to deliver malicious links to enterprises … Continue reading Crooks abuse website contact forms to deliver IcedID malware

2021 Cybersecurity Outlook: The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

Cybersecurity has gone through many phases over the last few decades. Today, we hear about a new, more volatile-than-the-last attack every day that has the potential to disrupt business. These cyber-threats are hazardous to company structure and can lead to interruptions in production and loss of revenue. While these attacks may seem unavoidable, it is … Continue reading 2021 Cybersecurity Outlook: The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

Leading cosmetics group Pierre Fabre hit with $25 million ransomware attack

Leading French pharmaceutical group Pierre Fabre suffered a REvil ransomware attack where the threat actors initially demanded a $25 million ransom, BleepingComputer learned today. Pierre Fabre is the second largest pharmaceutical group in France and the second largest dermo-cosmetics laboratory globally. With over 10,000 worldwide, Pierre Fabre developers a wide variety of products ranging from … Continue reading Leading cosmetics group Pierre Fabre hit with $25 million ransomware attack

Attackers deliver legal threats, IcedID malware via contact forms

Threat actors are using legitimate corporate contact forms to send phishing emails that threaten enterprise targets with lawsuits and attempt to infect them with the IcedID info-stealing malware. IcedID is a modular banking trojan first spotted in 2017 and updated to also deploy second-stage malware payloads, including Trickbot, Qakbot, and Ryuk ransomware. Its operators can … Continue reading Attackers deliver legal threats, IcedID malware via contact forms