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Ransomware payments hit an all-time high of $1.1 billion in 2023, following a steep drop in total payouts in 2022. Some factors that may have contributed to the decline in 2022 were the Ukraine conflict, fewer victims paying ransoms and cyber group takedowns by legal authorities. In 2023, however, ransomware payouts came roaring back to […]

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The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions against six officials associated with the Iranian intelligence agency for attacking critical infrastructure entities in the U.S. and other countries. The officials include Hamid Reza Lashgarian, Mahdi Lashgarian, Hamid Homayunfal, Milad Mansuri, Mohammad Bagher Shirinkar, and Reza Mohammad Amin Saberian, who are part […]

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For the past 11 months a threat group has been targeting employees in various companies with phishing emails that distribute an open-source trojan program called AsyncRAT. The targets included companies managing key infrastructure in the US. According to AT&T’s Alien Labs cybersecurity division, the attackers’ command-and-control (C&C) infrastructure uses a domain generation algorithm (DGA) to […]

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The Multi-Model Database:
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