Bradley Barth

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Heart attack: Ransomware encrypts Australian cardiac clinic's patient files

Heart attack: Ransomware encrypts Australian cardiac clinic's patient files

Employees of Melbourne Heart Group in Malvern, Australia, have been unable to access patients' medical records following a January ransomware attack that encrypted the health care provider's files.

New Separ credential-stealing campaign abuses legit tools and executables

New Separ credential-stealing campaign abuses legit tools and executables

A new phishing campaign distributing the credential-stealing malware Separ has over the last few weeks reportedly affected hundreds of business organisations, primarily those located in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

'Old Phantom Crypter' supplants older Microsoft Office exploit builder tools

'Old Phantom Crypter' supplants older Microsoft Office exploit builder tools

Out with the old, in with the... Old Phantom Crypter, which despite its name is actually a new Microsoft Office exploit builder that's been surpassing its predecessors in popularity among the cyber-criminal community.

Ransomware attackers exploit old plug-in flaw to infect MSPs and their clients

Ransomware attackers exploit old plug-in flaw to infect MSPs and their clients

Researchers are warning that hackers are exploiting a plug-in vulnerability to infect MSPs and their customers with GandCrab ransomware.

Flaw in runC could allow malicious containers to infect host environment

Flaw in runC could allow malicious containers to infect host environment

A vulnerability discovered in the runC container management tool has exposed multiple privileged container systems to a potential exploit through which attackers could allow malware to escape a container and compromise an entire host system.

TrickBot variant steals credentials for remote computer access

TrickBot variant steals credentials for remote computer access

New version of TrickBot bolsters its information stealing capabilities by targeting passwords for Virtual Network Computing (VCN), PuTTY, and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

Report: Details on 617 million user accounts up for sale on dark web

Report: Details on 617 million user accounts up for sale on dark web

A dark web marketplace this week reportedly began selling stolen data linked to roughly 617 million user accounts from 16 different websites.

'Clipper' malware that alters crypto wallet addresses slips into Play Store

'Clipper' malware that alters crypto wallet addresses slips into Play Store

Google's Play Store unknowingly hosted a fake cryptocurrency app that actually modifies users' crypto wallet addresses once they're copied to the clipboard, researchers are reporting.

Credential-stuffing hackers reportedly break hearts, accounts at OkCupid

Credential-stuffing hackers reportedly break hearts, accounts at OkCupid

Dating can make people feel vulnerable enough, especially in the run up to Valentine's Day, without hackers blocking access to their OkCupid accounts and potentially tapping their personal information.

Not-so-super Mario image hides code that downloads Ursnif trojan

Not-so-super Mario image hides code that downloads Ursnif trojan

Don't tell Luigi, but Nintendo video game hero Mario may have joined Bowser on the dark side.