02 Jun 2022

Evil Corp hackers evolve ransomware tactics to dodge US sanctions

The Russia-based cybercriminal group known as Evil Corp has shifted to a ransomware-as-a-service model in an effort to skirt U.S. sanctions, according to research from cybersecurity firm Mandiant. The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, sanctioned Evil Corp in December 2019, citing the group’s extensive development of Dridex

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19 May 2022

Cyberattacks and misinformation activity against Ukraine continues say security researchers

The cyber offensive against Ukraine continues with malware attacks and the spread of misinformation, according to security researchers. So far, Russian, pro-Russian, and Belarusian cyberattackers have employed the most comprehensive array of methods to achieve “tactical and strategic objectives, directly linked to the conflict itself,” according to research by security

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10 Mar 2022

Google to Buy Mandiant, Aims to Automate Security Response

Google has announced it wants to buy an incident response firm, Mandiant, for $5.4bn. Google is hoping to expand its portfolio of cybersecurity resources with Mandiant, who is known for their IR investigations. Mandiant responded to the 2009 Aurora attacks which compromised hundreds of companies, including Google. This acquisition will

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