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8640732684?profile=RESIZE_400xActivity Summary - Week Ending 5 March 2021:

  • Fair Deal Furniture in Mombasa Kenya still is Keylogged
  • Red Sky Alliance identified 35,371 connections from new unique IP Addresses
  • Analysts identified 3,001 new IP addresses participating in various Botnets
  • SIM Swapping – easier than a Malware Attack
  • Silver Sparrow flying around inside Apple
  • Javali Banking Trojan
  • PlugX and RedEcho
  • A Kia Hit
  • Oh Canada – Bombidier, GlobalEye and Enterprise Oh !!
  • Don’t get Stung by Lithuanian CityBee
  • The Darkside Hacke

8627829869?profile=RESIZE_400xRecent reporting by CrowdStrike indicates that two productive cybercrime threat groups, Carbon Spider (CS) and Sprite Spider (SS) are spreading hate and discontent against VMware’s ESXi.

ESXi is a Type-1 hypervisor (also known as a “bare-metal” hypervisor) developed by VMware.  A hypervisor is software that runs and manages virtual machines (VMs).  In contrast to Type-2 hypervisors that run on a conventional host operating system, a Type-1 hypervisor runs directly on a dedicated host’s hardware.

8196171482?profile=RESIZE_400xRemember the Dark Side comics?  Well, the DarkSide criminal hacking group is no laughing matter.  The DarkSide Ransomware gang claims they are creating a distributed storage system in Iran to store and leak data stolen from victims.  DarkSide is operated as a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) where developers control programming the ransomware software and payment site, and affiliates are recruited to hack businesses and encrypt their devices.

DarkSide is the latest ransomware criminal gang to anno