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The infamous Emotet malware is back after a short hiatus, threat actors are spreading it via Microsoft OneNote email attachments. The Emotet malware returns after a three-month hiatus and threat actors are distributing it via Microsoft OneNote email attachments to avoid detection. The Emotet banking trojan has been active at least since 2014, the botnet is operated by a threat actor tracked as TA
Researchers at the threat intelligence firm Mandiant observed the use of 55 zero-day vulnerabilities in 2022. That’s a decrease from 2021 — when researchers recorded a whopping 81 — but a figure that nonetheless represents an overall rise in recent years of hackers exploiting previously unknown software vulnerabilities, which are a potent tool for digital spies and cybercriminals. The long-term t


A banking trojan dubbed Mispadu has been linked to multiple spam campaigns targeting countries like Bolivia, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Portugal with the goal of stealing credentials and delivering other payloads. The activity, which commenced in August 2022, is currently ongoing, Ocelot Team from Latin American cybersecurity firm Metabase Q said in a report shared with The Hacker News. Mispadu (
This article has not been generated by ChatGPT. 2022 was the year when inflation hit world economies, except in one corner of the global marketplace – stolen data. Ransomware payments fell by over 40% in 2022 compared to 2021. More organisations chose not to pay ransom demands, according to findings by blockchain firm Chainalysis. Nonetheless, stolen data has value beyond a price tag, and in
The threat actors behind the CatB ransomware operation have been observed using a technique called DLL search order hijacking to evade detection and launch the payload. CatB, also referred to as CatB99 and Baxtoy, emerged late last year and is said to be an "evolution or direct rebrand" of another ransomware strain known as Pandora based on code-level similarities. It's worth noting that the use



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