New TroubleGrabber Discord malware steals passwords, system info

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TroubleGrabber, a new credential stealer discovered by Netskope security researchers, spreads via Discord attachments and uses Discord webhooks to deliver stolen information to its operators. Several threat actors use the new info stealer to target gamers on Discord servers and to steal their passwords and other sensitive information. Its capabilities are similar to another malware strain… Read more »

New ransomware actor OldGremlin uses custom malware to hit top organisations

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A new ransomware group has been targeting large corporate networks using self-made backdoors and file-encrypting malware for the initial and final stages of the attack. Researchers are tracking the gang using the codename OldGremlin. Their campaigns appear to have started in late March and have not expanded globally, yet. Attacks attributed to this group have… Read more »

Lemon_Duck cryptominer malware now targets Linux devices

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The Lemon_Duck cryptomining malware has been updated to compromise Linux machines via SSH brute force attacks, to exploit SMBGhost-vulnerable Windows systems, and to infect servers running Redis and Hadoop instances. Lemon_Duck (spotted last year by Trend Micro and further examined by SentinelOne) is known for targeting enterprise networks, gaining access over the MS SQL service via brute-forcing or the SMB protocol using… Read more »

Emotet malware actively spread in Finland

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Emotet is a malware spread via email in the name of Finnish organisations. The objective of the malware attack is to steal information from organisations, infiltrate a targeted network and in some cases to launch a ransomware attack. The attack campaign has been active since August 17th 2020.