Expert Insight On StrRAT Malware Disguised As Ransomware

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A massive phishing campaign is distributing what looks like ransomware but is in fact trojan malware that creates a backdoor into Windows systems to steal usernames, passwords and other information from victims. Detailed by cybersecurity researchers at Microsoft, the latest version of the Java-based STRRAT malware is being sent out via a large email campaign, which uses compromised email accounts to […]

Expert Advice on New FCA Rule to Implement Strong Customer Authentication

The FCA has extended the deadline for the implementation of strong customer authentication (SCA) for online purchases by a further six months. “Previously merchants had until 14 September 2021 to ensure that all ecommerce transactions in the UK were compliant with the SCA customer identity verification regulation, but this deadline has now been put back until 14 March […]

Russian Hydra DarkNet Market Made Over $1.3 Billion in 2020

Russian-language dark web marketplace Hydra has pulled in a huge $1.37 billion worth of cryptocurrencies in 2020, up from $9.4 million in 2016. The growth in annual transaction volumes marks a staggering 624% year-over-year jump over a three-year period from 2018 to 2020.

Experts Reaction On News: GCHQ Breached Citizen Privacy

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BACKGROUND: It has been reported that the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) used bulk interception to unlawfully breach citizens’ privacy and free expression rights, Europe’s highest human rights court has ruled. The ruling is the culmination of three lawsuits that had accused the GCHQ’s bulk interception regime of being incompatible with the right for people […]