A website (and its supporting infrastructure) which sold a variety of hacking tools to other would-be cybercriminals has been closed down after an investigation by agencies from multiple countries including the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA). IM-RAT The main tool that the agencies were particularly interested in eradicating was the Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan…

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Businesses now face the growing threat of fileless hacking and fileless malware attacks facilitated by the PowerShell scripting language that is already built-in to Windows. Surge Reported The latest McAfee Labs threat report shows what an emerging and dangerous threat the exploiting of the PowerShell scripting language has become. Taking the last quarter of 2017,…

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Three Chinese citizens have been charged in the U.S. courts after it was found that they hacked U.S. law firms and then used the stolen information for insider-trading that netted them $4 million dollars. A Manhattan federal court charged the 3 men this week with conspiracy, insider trading, wire fraud and computer intrusion in a…

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Obama Retaliates By Expelling 35 Russian Diplomats

The outgoing US President Obama has commenced the public aspects of retaliation for the alleged Russian hacking of (and interference with) the US presidential election by expelling 35 Russian diplomats from the country. What Happened? The US government under President Obama claim that Russia took part in state-sponsored interference in the US presidential election, with the…

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