Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Category: Cyber Threats

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The group is believed to be made up of former members of the Russian military and intelligence services, has been linked to attacks on the Ukrainian power grid, the U.S. Democratic National Committee, and the French television network TV5Monde.
There are three types of insider threats: damage that can be done to the Department through damage to the Department’s equipment, personal injury through physical violence, or destruction of information by a data breach.
A Discord virus can attach itself to computer while using the platform. The most common hack is a malicious code inserted into the client files. Once the files are downloaded, a person unknowingly executes the malware which can contain dangerous codes that harm their computer.
Sandworm is a prolific and notorious hacking group that has been active since at least 2012. The group is believed to be responsible for NotPetya malware outbreak in 2017. In recent months, the group has resurfaced with a new campaign targeting energy companies in the United States and Europe.
"Lapsus$" is a hacking gang that breaks into the accounts of high-profile executives and celebrities and then using their social media accounts to get mass media attention.
The Quantum Locker Ransomware gets into your computer by disguising itself as a legitimate update for Adobe Flash player. Once it is installed, it will encrypt all of your data and require you to pay ransom in Bitcoin. Your files will not be able to be accessed until this payment is made.
Emotet is an evil program that infects a computer and then uses it to send out spam or phishing emails to other people.
The purpose of cyberterrorism is to instill fear in a population by using computers and the internet to commit acts of violence.
Hive Ransomware uses an Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) algorithm, which is so strong that there are no decryption tools available at this time.
A new phishing technique has been discovered and that is a malicious browser extension that installs itself undetected in the background and injects pages with deceptive advertising and malware.