European police dismantle cybercrime ring with ties to Italian Mafia

The group used phishing, BEC and other types of attacks to swindle victims out of millions. Law enforcement agencies from Europe have cracked down on an organized group that is associated with the Italian Mob and has been involved in all manner of cybercrime, including phishing campaigns, SIM swapping and Business Email Compromise (BEC). The criminal network was … More European police dismantle cybercrime ring with ties to Italian Mafia

New traces of Hacking Team in the wild

Previously unreported samples of Hacking Team’s infamous surveillance tool – the Remote Control System (RCS) – are in the wild, and have been detected by ESET systems in fourteen countries. Our analysis of the samples reveals evidence suggesting that Hacking Team’s developers themselves are actively continuing the development of this spyware. From Hacking Team to … More New traces of Hacking Team in the wild

Countries remain unprepared for cyberattacks on nuclear facilities

Nuclear facilities across the world have little or no real security to help protect themselves against cyberattacks, according to new analysis. The third edition of the Nuclear Threat Initiative’s (NIT) Nuclear Security Index found that close to half the countries assessed by the organization do not have a single requirement in place to protect their … More Countries remain unprepared for cyberattacks on nuclear facilities