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Day: February 3, 2018

Why the Russian Government Turns a Blind Eye to Cybercriminals

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Russian Government: A must-read story from slate.com proposes a revealing why the Russian government turns a blind eye to cybercriminals? As long as they target the victims of other countries, that will be alright. If you’re a hacker committing cybercrime, posting your limousine photo on social media may not be the

Espionage malware snoops for passwords, mines bitcoin on the side

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary A must-read story from zdnet.com encourages things we don’t talk about but a  Customizable password-stealing, Bitcoin-tapped malware discovery, and the ability to give hackers access to compromised systems can mark the return of a notorious hacker organization. Attacks PZChao targets government, technology, education and telecommunications organizations in North America and Asia.

Researchers uncover Russian dark web ad exploit kit as GandCrab ransomware-as-a-service

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on GandCrab ransomware-as-a-service: This story from scmagazine.com admits the truth from researchers investigating newly discovered GandCrab ransomware have learned how its authors are marketing the malicious program as ransomware as a service pack. Last Friday, LMNTRIX, the Australian cybersecurity company, shared their findings with SC Media. After discovering GandCrab’s Russian ads –

Critical Infrastructure Are More Vulnerable to Hacks Than Ever Before

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary This story from news.hitb.org explores that despite widespread awareness of the physical and data-related dangers inherent in exposing critical infrastructure to cyber attacks, the number of Internet-accessible industrial control systems (ICSs) is increasing every year. According to Zheng Technology, advanced industrial nations such as the United States, Germany, China, France and