FIN11 Hackers Spotted Using New Techniques In Ransomware Attacks

A financially-motivated threat actor known for its malware distribution campaigns has evolved its tactics to focus on ransomware and extortion. According to FireEye’s Mandiant threat intelligence team, the collective — known as FIN11 — has engaged in a pattern of cybercrime campaigns at least since 2016 that involves monetizing their access to organizations’ networks, in…

Zoom is getting end-to-end encryption next week — but you’ll have to turn it on manually

In June, after relentless pressure from privacy advocates, Zoom said that it’ll extend end-to-end encryption to free users of its video conferencing service, beyond its previous limit to only paying customers. Now, the company is set to roll it out starting next week, but just as a preview with certain limitations. To be clear, Zoom‘s meetings were…

Police Raided German Spyware Company FinFisher Offices

German investigating authorities have raided the offices of Munich-based company FinFisher that sells the infamous commercial surveillance spyware dubbed ‘FinSpy,’ reportedly in suspicion of illegally exporting the software to abroad without the required authorization. Investigators from the German Customs Investigation Bureau (ZKA), ordered by the Munich Public Prosecutor’s Office, searched a total of 15 properties…

Police Raided German Spyware Company FinFisher Offices

German investigating authorities have raided the offices of Munich-based company FinFisher that sells the infamous commercial surveillance spyware dubbed ‘FinSpy,’ reportedly in suspicion of illegally exporting the software to abroad without the required authorization. Investigators from the German Customs Investigation Bureau (ZKA), ordered by the Munich Public Prosecutor’s Office, searched a total of 15 properties…