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Microsoft: US election became the target for Russian hackers

According to Microsoft, Russian hackers target the upcoming US election. The company mentioned that three groups of hackers from Russia, China and Iran launched cyberattacks. They have been “targeting people and organizations involved in the upcoming presidential…
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Star Wars scam spreads malware

A Star Wars scam became a bait to spread malware. Thus, cybercriminals lure users into downloading malware. In exchange, the bad guys promise exclusive footage, content or full movie before its release. This happens now, when the new movie “The Rise of Skywalker” is…
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Romanian hackers infected 400,000 victims

Two Romanian hackers infected 400,000 victims with malware and have been sentenced to jailtime. The malware stole credentials and financial information. So, it scammed victims out of four million dollars. Bogdan Nicolescu, 37, and Radu Miclaus, 37, were sentenced to 20…
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Russian hackers focus on foreign banks

Two groups of dangerous Russian hackers focus on foreign banks now. They stopped attacking Russian banks, as the damage caused on credit institutions fell by 14 times. Group-IB experts mentioned that: “Until 2018, Russian-speaking groups often attacked banks in Russia…
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Hackers attack Germany, Italy and US

Security researchers tracked activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers. So, the hackers target a few companies and organizations in Germany, Italy, and the United States. And they try to infect them with backdoor, banking Trojan, or ransomware malware. The…