#infosec | Gorgon Group Grows More Sophisticated

New research has revealed that the threat group behind the cryptocurrency-stealing MasterMana botnet has grown increasingly sophisticated and is now trapping victims through spoofed login portals. Gorgon Group has been observed targeting the European Union as well as Dubai’s main electrical/water utility DEWA with fake login pages that are highly…

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#infosec | Thoma Bravo Buys Sophos Group for $3.8bn

A British manufacturer of cybersecurity products has been bought by American private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $3.8bn. Thoma Bravo, which raised billions for its latest private equity fund this year, bought Imperva and another cybersecurity firm, Veracode, in late 2018. In a buyout deal announced earlier today, Thoma Bravo said that it will be adding Sophos…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Group said to be behind campaign hack also going after cybersecurity researchers

Written by Sean Lyngaas Oct 8, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP An Iran-linked hacking group that targeted a U.S. presidential campaign has also been trying to breach cybersecurity analysts who have exposed the hackers’ operations, new research shows. The hackers recently sent researchers at Israeli company ClearSky Cyber Security malware-laced emails purporting to be from…

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#hacking | Hacking group linked to Iranian gov’t tried to break into US Presidential candidate’s email, says Microsoft » OnMSFT.com

Reporting of nation-state attacks has been increasing over the past handful of years as both journalists and targeted entities are becoming more transparent about the data and personal information of citizens, customers and users that are put at risk. Either directly or by proxy tech companies have increasingly been getting…

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