Canada Claims Chinese Cyber Attack Will Set It Back One Year 'LINK'
On August 25, 2021, FIN8, the financially motivated cybercriminal gang, backdoored and breached the network of two unidentified U.S. financial organizations. The attack was conducted using the new Sardonic malware, an updated version of the BadHatch backdoor.
Canada Claims Chinese Cyber Attack Will Set it Back One Year
On May 14, the U.S. Secret Service Bulletin alerted citizens to multiple fraudulent claims targeting state unemployment benefit programs. A group of Nigerian cybercriminals known as "Scattered Canary" appear to be behind the attacks, which targeted unemployment systems in Washington State as well as Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and Wyoming. The group was able to steal millions from Washington State through fraudulent claims, although at least $300 million was recovered.