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CradleCore Ransomware Sold as Source Code

“Malicious software making the rounds on underground forums”

Forcepoint security researchers have found a new ransomware, CradleCore, circulating in cybercriminal markets online. CradleCore has a customizable source code, breaking from the usual RaaS ‘business model’ that is common to similar programs.

Sneaky Exploit Allows Phishing Attacks From Sites That Look Secure

“Constantly evolving malware causes increasing concern”

Phishing attacks have long been a tool of cybercriminals online, and they’re getting worse than ever before. A recent example of this is a new exploit allows what would otherwise be recognized as untrustworthy sites to a safe URL, bypassing many security systems that would otherwise block malicious actor.

IoT malware clashes in a botnet territory battle

“Rival malware emerges to notorious Mirai”

Security researchers have identified a competitor to the Mirai botnet malware responsible for the crippling of several high profile websites. The up-and-comer is capable of commandeering low security IoT devices with greater effectiveness than its counterpart, a worrying fact to researchers as well as users.


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