Malware cyberattacks, victims, recovery efforts and MSSP mitigation steps.

Kaspersky: TunnelSnake Campaign Targeting Diplomatic Bureaus in Asia, Africa

TunnelSnake malware gives attacker nearly unlimited control over a computer’s operating system, endpoint security software company Kaspersky says.

Malware Attack: Hackers Target RPI Before Final Exams

Cybercriminals use malware to shut down a portion of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s (RPI) computer network leading up to its spring 2021 final exams.

CompuCom Cyberattack Recovery Costs Hit $10 Million; MSP Up for Sale

CompuCom’s recovery from a malware-related cyberattack cost less than previously expected. The MSP business is struggling and up for sale.

Malware Attacks Alaska Court System

The Alaska Court System (ACS) has suffered a malware attack, knocking out some network & communication systems. Cybersecurity company assists recovery & investigation.

CISA, FBI Warning: TrickBot Malware, Spear-Phishing Attacks

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) & FBI offer tips to protect organizations against TrickBot malware.

Clast82 Malware Trojan Threatens Android-based Mobile Devices

Clast82 malware drops AlientBot banker & mobile remote access trojan (RAT) onto Google Android devices, Check Point researchers say.

CompuCom Malware Attack: MSP’s Statement and Details

CompuCom MSP suffers malware attack. Darkside ransomware involved? Ironically, Office Depot parent ODP is seeking to sell CompuCom.

SonicWall Research: Ransomware, IoT Malware Attacks on the Rise

The volume of global ransomware & Internet of Things (IoT) malware attacks rose in the third quarter of 2020, research from SonicWall Capture Labs shows.

DeathStalker ATP Group: Here’s What MSSPs Need to Know

The DeathStalker advanced persistent threat (APT) group uses spear-phishing emails to target law firms & financial services companies, cybersecurity company Kaspersky says.

NSA, FBI Warn: Russian Drovorub Malware Targets Linux Systems

Russian hackers aim Drovorub malware at federal Linux-based defense systems in a wide-scale cyber espionage operation, the NSA & FBI warn.