North Korean Maui Ransomware Actively Targeting U.S. Healthcare Organizations

In a new joint cybersecurity advisory, U.S. cybersecurity and intelligence agencies have warned about the use of Maui ransomware by North Korean government-backed hackers to target the healthcare sector since at least May 2021. “North Korean state-sponsored cyber actors used Maui ransomware in these incidents to encrypt servers responsible for healthcare services—including electronic health records…

Researchers Warn of New OrBit Linux Malware That Hijacks Execution Flow

Cybersecurity researchers have taken the wraps off a new and entirely undetected Linux threat dubbed OrBit, signally a growing trend of malware attacks geared towards the popular operating system. The malware gets its name from one of the filenames that’s utilized to temporarily store the output of executed commands (“/tmp/.orbit”), according to cybersecurity firm Intezer.…