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Exposing the New Potential Ways Royal Ransomware Gets Delivered

DEV -- 0569, a threat actor Microsoft has been monitoring, was recently observed deploying Royal ransomware via pages posing as legitimate software download sites and repositories, among other stealthy tactics. He has so far used fake download sites for Adobe Flash Player, AnyDesk, Zoom, and TeamViewer in phishing emails and domains. more

Australian Government Steps In

Like in many countries, Australia has been experiencing an increase in cybersecurity incidents. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) received over 76,000 cybercrime reports during the 2021 -- 2022 financial year, an increase of nearly 13% from the previous year. more

WhoisXML API Launches Regulation-Specific IP Data Feeds

WhoisXML API's IP intelligence now includes Regulatory Compliance IP Data Feeds available as separate IP geolocation and IP netblocks files. These data feeds are filtered to only provide the IP geolocation and ownership data of IP addresses from sanctioned or restricted locations as specified by different regulatory authorities. more

Why Domain Seizure May Not Stop Money Mule Recruitment Campaigns

In the realm of cybersecurity, seizing domains unfortunately doesn't always mean the end for the threats they pose. Such could be the case for the 18 domains U.S. law enforcement agents recently took offline for their ties to a money mule recruitment operation reported by Bleeping Computer. more

APNIC’s Fees to Rise in 2023

APNIC has announced fee increases for 2023. The fee charged per address will go up, but the base fees for members and non-members will not change. APNIC charges 20% of the annual fee for transfers. more

ARIN Transfer Fees Rise in 2023

ARIN has introduced a new sliding scale for transfer fees, starting in January 2023. ARIN will bill these fees. IPv4.Global will follow ARIN policy in this matter going forward and both buyers and sellers will be responsible for their appropriate RIR fees. more

From Counties to Banks: Tracing the Footprint of Ransomware Attack IoCs

SecurityScorecard published a report on a cyber attack that a U.S. county victim announced on 11 September 2022. With ransomware attacks against local government units increasing in the past few years, WhoisXML API researchers decided to build on the list of IP addresses related to the attacks. more

Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief: 349.9 Million Domain Name Registrations in Q3 2022

Today, we released the latest issue of The Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the third quarter of 2022 closed with 349.9 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, a decrease of 1.6 million domain name registrations, or 0.4%, compared to the second quarter of 2022. Domain name registrations have increased by 11.5 million, or 3.4%, year over year. more

Watch Out, That Browser Extension Could Be Cloud9 in Disguise

Zimperium zLabs threat researchers recently reported the case of the Cloud9 Chrome Botnet, and rightly so. Many of us seem to forget just how much information cybercriminals can steal from our browsers. more

Is There More to the New Transparent Tribe TTPs?

The Pakistan-India rivalry has been going on for some time now, not just in sports events but also online in the form of cyber attacks. Zscaler ThreatLabz has been monitoring a result of this ongoing friction -- Transparent Tribe, also known as "APT -- 36" -- since the start of this year. more

Nothing Funny or Romantic about These RomCom IoCs and Artifacts

The threat actor dubbed "RomCom," known for deploying spoofed versions of popular software, has been quite busy these past few months. In the past, he was seen imitating Advanced IP Scanner and PDF Filler. More recently, though, he's been targeting Ukraine, the U.K., and other English-speaking countries by spoofing SolarWinds, KeePass, PDF Reader Pro, and Veeam. more

Robin Banks May Be Robbing You Blind

You may be wondering who Robin Banks is, but you should instead ask what Robin Banks is. Robin Banks is a phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform that first surfaced in March this year. The name is a play on the phrase "robbing banks," coined by IronNet researchers who introduced the malicious platform to the world. more