Alaska Cybersecurity Blog

Fake cheat lures gamers into spreading infostealer malware

Fake cheat lures gamers into spreading infostealer malware

A new info-stealing malware linked to Redline poses as a game cheat called 'Cheat Lab,' promising downloaders a free copy if they convince their friends to install it too. Redline is a powerful information-stealing malware capable of harvesting sensitive information...

Frontier Communications shuts down systems after cyberattack

Frontier Communications shuts down systems after cyberattack

​American telecom provider Frontier Communications is restoring systems after a cybercrime group breached some of its IT systems in a recent cyberattack. Frontier is a leading U.S. communications provider that provides gigabit Internet speeds over a fiber-optic...

FBI: Akira ransomware raked in $42 million from 250+ victims

FBI: Akira ransomware raked in $42 million from 250+ victims

According to a joint advisory from the FBI, CISA, Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), and the Netherlands' National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-NL), the Akira ransomware operation has breached the networks of over 250 organizations and raked in roughly $42...