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Hackers attack video game players through cheat codes

Cisco Talos discovered a new campaign targeting mainly video game players. Attackers use a new cryptor in different malware campaigns. In order to evade detection, they hid their cryptor in some files users download to install cheat codes or game modifications. The new…
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Hackers use fake ad blocking software for ransomining

A fake ad blocking software lets attackers take over the power of computers in order to mine cryptocurrency. Analysts called this ransomining, which also encrypts data on the corrupted machines. Thus, attackers can then ask for a ransom. Ad blocking – a pretext…
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Hackers published at least 300 Finnish patient records

The attackers had published the patient records, including names and contact information. Thus, according to the private Finnish psychotherapy center, the attackers used the anonymous Tor communication software. Patient records exposure determined an emergency meeting…