Showing posts with label FBI. Show all posts
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Monday, November 15, 2021

Misconfigured FBI Email System Abused to Run Hoax Campaign

Misconfigured FBI Email System Abused to Run Hoax Campaign | #TpromoCom | 100,000 Emails From Legitimate FBI Domain Falsely Warned of Cyberattack (databreachtoday) 

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The FBI says it has fixed a software misconfiguration that was abused to send hoax emails, from a legitimate FBI domain address, falsely warning of a cyberattack.

As many as 100,000 hoax emails were sent in two waves early Saturday morning that purported to come from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, according to the spam watchdog group Spamhaus Project. (read more)


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Friday, March 26, 2021

FBI Publishes Flash Alert on 'Mamba Ransomware' Attacks

FBI published a flash alert on Mamba Ransomware attacks
| #TpromoCom #FBI #CyberAlert #CyberCrime #Ransomware | The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued an alert to warn that the Mamba ransomware is abusing the DiskCryptor open source tool to encrypt entire drives. https://bit.ly/2Pad7lU

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published an alert to warn that the Mamba ransomware is abusing the DiskCryptor open-source tool (aka HDDCryptor, HDD Cryptor) to encrypt entire drives. 

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We've carried other notices related to ransomware attacks on Security eNews before. Without a doubt this is a troubling time for businesses across the world. I'd like to say the bigger the more at risk a company is. I am sure that in due time developers will create an Artificial Intelligent (AI)-based software that will aggressively go after any presumed attack on someone's computer. It's possible that this itself will become a source of undo problems, at least for awhile  until it's perfected in identifying "friends" from "foes." --Al Colombo



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