InvisiMole Hackers Target High-Profile Military and Diplomatic Entities

Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered the modus operandi of an elusive threat group that hacks into the high-profile military and diplomatic entities in Eastern Europe for espionage. The findings are part of a collaborative analysis by cybersecurity firm ESET and the impacted firms, resulting in an extensive look into InvisiMole’s operations and the group’s tactics, tools, and procedures (TTPs). “ESET researchers conducted an investigation of these attacks in cooperation with the affected organizations and were able to uncover the extensive, sophisticated tool-sets used for delivery, lateral movement, and execution of InvisiMole’s…

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What is Ransomware?

Ransomware

Ransomware is atype of a malware which restricts access to the computer system’s files and folders and demands an online ransom payment to the malware creator(s) in order to remove the restrictions. Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victim’s files. The attacker then demands a ransom from the victim to restore access to the data upon payment.  History Of Ransomware:- he first ransomware, known as PC Cyborg or AIDS, was created in the late 1980s. PC Cyborg would encrypt all files in the C: directory after 90 reboots, and…

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