Egregor ransomware hit by arrests

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 17:15:22 +0000

In a collaboration between French and Ukranian law enforcement, threat actors related to the Egregor ransomware team have been arrested.

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Have a domain name? “Beg bounty” hunters may be on their way

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 14:00:01 +0000

You are probably familiar with the popular practice of “bug bounty” programs in software security, where an organization offers rewards or bounties to security researchers who ethically disclose security vulnerabilities in their software. Organizations set terms for bugs they will reward. Typically, the more severe the flaw, the higher the bounty. However, if, like myself, [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/vzQavPtcKJo” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter Target Resellers of Hacked Accounts

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 18:02:09 +0000

Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter this week all took steps to crack down on users involved in trafficking hijacked user accounts across their platforms. The coordinated action seized hundreds of accounts the companies say have played a major role in facilitating the trade and often lucrative resale of compromised, highly sought-after usernames.

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The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:00:55 +0000

These are the most enticing—or the most impossible-to-ignore—cyberattack lures and cyberattack capabilities of 2020. They can’t be gone soon enough.

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