Incidents

Credit card gang busted in Italy

Police in Italy have arrested almost 40 people so far in conjunction with credit card fraud. So far, there is evidence that the gang has pocketed around 600,000 euros, but police are still investigating.

The criminals developed software that harvested credit card numbers via the Internet from users with Visa, Amex and other major credit cards.

Another blow against cyber crime, and another reminder to users that extreme caution is needed when using credit cards online.

Credit card gang busted in Italy

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Reports

The leap of a Cycldek-related threat actor

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Lazarus targets defense industry with ThreatNeedle

In mid-2020, we realized that Lazarus was launching attacks on the defense industry using the ThreatNeedle cluster, an advanced malware cluster of Manuscrypt (a.k.a. NukeSped). While investigating this activity, we were able to observe the complete life cycle of an attack, uncovering more technical details and links to the group’s other campaigns.

Sunburst backdoor – code overlaps with Kazuar

While looking at the Sunburst backdoor, we discovered several features that overlap with a previously identified backdoor known as Kazuar. Our observations shows that Kazuar was used together with Turla tools during multiple breaches in past years.

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