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11592223889?profile=RESIZE_180x180Cyber threat actors associated with the Cyclops ransomware have been observed offering an information stealer malware designed to capture sensitive data from infected hosts.  The threat actor behind this Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) promotes its offering on forums where it requests a share of profits from those engaging in malicious activities using its malware.

Cyclops ransomware is notable for targeting all major desktop operating systems, including Windows, macOS, and Linux.  It is also des

11028928884?profile=RESIZE_400xIn early February of 2022, Microsoft announced that Internet Macros would be blocked by default to improve the security of Microsoft Office.  According to their blog published in late Feb 2023, this change began rolling out in some update channels in April 2022. Other channels followed in July and October 2022, with the final rollout in January 2023.[1]

Office uses a specific algorithm to determine whether to run macros in files from the Internet.  The process starts by checking the file attribu

10513089491?profile=RESIZE_400xThe Snatch Ransomware group was first discovered at the end of 2019. The ransomware gained publicity due to its novel encryption method in which is reboots that target machine into safe mode and disables a number of security services before encrypting files, limiting the likelihood of detection.

The Ransomware also differs from major groups as they use targeted attacks rather than large phishing campaigns to gain access to specific companies. The group has been described as a big game hunter tha