Arrests of hackers in the Russian Federation, Apple’s vulnerability and other cybersecurity events
We have collected the most important news from the world of cybersecurity in a week.
- Apple fixed two zero -day vulnerabilities.
- In Russia, members of the hacker group were again arrested. This time – The Infraud Organization.
- Experts found a new Deadbolt-Sipper Virus, requiring a ransom in bitcoin.
The Infraud Organization hackers were arrested in Russia
Russian law enforcement officers detained four suspects of participating in the hacker group The Infraud Organization, TASS reports.
The alleged organizer of the group Andrei Novak was arrested for two months, three others were sent under house arrest.
It was possible to establish and detain hackers with the support of US law enforcement officers, where Novak was already wanted on charges of cyber abbess.
Some of the defendants in the case concluded a pre -trial agreement on cooperation and testified against Novak.
In 2020, Russian Sergei Medvedev admitted to the involvement in The Infraud Organization. The group specialized in the trade of stolen personal data, compromised credit cards, malicious software and other illegal things.
Recall that in mid -January the FSB announced the detention of revil hackers.
Operators of the new Deadbolt encryption required 50 VTS for the master key
Experts discovered a new Deadbolt Schifer virus aimed at Qnap devices. The company confirmed the attacks.
For decoding data from victims, 0.03 VTS is extorted. DEADBOLT operators are also ready to provide information about the 0-Day vulnerability for 5 VTS, and for 50 VTS-additionally give the master key to decipher the files of all victims.
Apple fixed two zero -day vulnerabilities
Apple specialists corrected two 0-day vulnerabilities. One of them was already used by attackers to hack the iPhone and Mac, and the information about the second was freely available, writes Bleeping Computer.
“Kaspersky Laboratory” revealed the cost of personal information of Russians in Darknet
30% of Russian respondents of the Kaspersky Laboratory survey shared their personal data on social networks, including phone number, home address or place of work.
“Often a person thinks that it is not interesting to attackers. But this is not entirely true: a specific user may not be interesting to them, but his data is quite, ”said experts.
According to Kaspersky Laboratory, in the Russian -language segment of Darknet a package with a scan of a passport, a selfie with a passport, a TIN and SNILS costs from 300 rubles, only a scan of a passport with a TIN – about 100 rubles.
Media: Apple and Tesla contractor was attacked
Taiwanese company Delta Electronics, which is the contractor Apple, Tesla, HP and Dell, attacked hackers using extortion. This is reported by The Record.
Despite the fact that the company does not say about the company himself who is behind it, local media, citing documents, argue that responsibility can lie on the operators of the Conti Miluent Military.
Attackers allegedly demanded $ 15 million ransom from the company.
In the Russian Federation, the largest botnet-atak on retailers was recorded
Qrator Labs experts discovered a powerful botnet of a record 160,000 devices aimed at the company in the field of retail, Kommersant reports.
Botnet was used not to harm the infrastructure of victims through DDOS attacks, but to collect internal information.
Also on FORKLOG:
- Vulnerability to Opensea brought the user 347 ETH.
- Hackers brought $ 80 million out of the Defi platform pool of the Defi platform.
- Roskomsvoboda appealed Tor blocking in Russia.
- Unknowns hacked the accounts of cryptoblogers on YouTube.
- The Darknet published the database of QR codes of Russians about vaccination. Rostelecom called it invalid.
- According to Chainalysіs, in 2021 cybercriminals washed out cryptocurrencies for $ 8.6 billion.
- Cert-UA discovered a potential connection between the attack on Ukrainian sites and the “WEX Exchange Miner”.
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