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Law Enforcement Update Kills Emotet on Infected Devices

An uninstall process, pushed out to infected devices as part of the takedown of Emotet by law enforcement, has been triggered to kill the malware.

Emotet, Malware, Cybercrime, Botnet

China’s Big Data Boom Spurs a Flourishing Underground Economy

As part of a prosperous Chinese-language underground economy, cybercriminals are illegally monetizing big data by selling it to scammers, threat groups or even marketers.

Cybercrime, Big Data, China

Cybercriminals Target Vaccine Supply Chain

Over the last year, cybercriminals adjusted their attack tactics with new developments with the COVID-19 pandemic. With attention now on developing and distributing the vaccine for the novel coronavirus, attackers have shifted their focus to target the vaccine supply chain.

Supply Chain, Cybercrime

Europol Arrests Two for Running Malware Crypter Services

European law enforcement officials have arrested two suspects for allegedly running a pair of crypter services that help malware slip past security software.

Cybercrime

FIN11 Cybercrime Group Uses Ransomware, Extortion to Cash In

The newly identified FIN11 group uses the Clop ransomware and various public malware tools in operations against companies around the world.

Ransomware, Cybercrime