It reads as if ALPHV really wants to come across as the “good guys” in this case, but I’m not sure who outside of dark web circles would be willing to feel sorry for them.
With the popularity of pay-for-shoutout services like Cameo, it’d be fairly easy for someone to develop a convincing enough deepfake of a player and try to steal someone’s money by saying they could prank their fantasy football league for $50.
Cybercriminals are abusing Advanced Installer, a legitimate Windows tool used for creating software packages, to drop cryptocurrency-mining malware on infected machines, new Cisco Talos research shows.
A new open-source information stealer called ‘SapphireStealer’ has been observed across public malware repositories with increasing frequency. Plus, watch a new series of videos on the year so far in the threat landscape.
Years into these games’ histories, attackers are still creating “Fortnite” and “Roblox”-related scams
The latest activity from Lazarus Groups, .gov domains scamming people out of "V-Bucks" and more in this week's edition.
With BlackHat and “Hacker Summer Camp” going on over the next few weeks, this seems like the right time to step back and reflect on what’s happened so far this year.
Cisco Talos will be well-represented at BlackHat and DEF CON over the course of the next few weeks with a slew of presentations, demos and appearances to speak to the security community.
Meta most recently entered the AI race with Llama 2, an open-source version of their chatbot. IBM has also re-branded its watson tool (formerly known as capital “W” Watson who was really good at “Jeopardy”) to be a ChatGPT-like.