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Void Balaur – Hacker-for-Hire Group Stealing Emails & Sensitive Data From More Than 3,500 Targets

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Cybersecurity researchers at TrendMicro security firm have recently administered a very comprehensive insight into a productive hacking group operating as Hacker-for-Hire has targeted nearly 3500 individuals and corporations to steal their emails and highly-sensitive data.
This group has been implementing its attack since 2015, and after knowing about the attack, the senior researcher Feike Hacquebord of Trend Micro has implemented all the key details of the activities of the group, and later he named the attack “Void Balaur.”
The hacking group of Void Balaur has been targeting different victims since 2015, but its initial report was disclosed from September 2017.
The Void Balaur has paid ads that were initially started to appear in 2018 on Russian-speaking forums like:-
Moreover, in 2019, the group’s services increased their shell as they started to sell all the delicate data of Russian individuals, and the price starts from $21 and $124.
Data that were available for sale:-
Here, the hackers have initiated attacks on the following entities:-
Void Balaur is not opposed to going after more high-profile targets, as recently the group has also propelled attacks on the former head of an intelligence agency, active government ministers, members of the national parliament in an Eastern European country, and even presidential candidates as well.
Here are some of the best practices that will surely help you to mitigate the consequence of an attack, not only this but it will also prevent an attack from being successful:-
Following all these mitigations will surely help to stop this kind of attack, and the impact of such attacks are quite impactful, so, that’s why it is very important for the organizations to follow all the mitigations properly.
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