Hacker Group ‘Imperial Kitten’ Caught Catfishing…

There’s little to laugh about in the realm of cyber security. Fortunately, though, a creative group name brings a little levity to the situation.

Time stamps:

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 0:27 ‘Imperial Kitten’ ‘Cat’fish defense employees
  • 3:10 Major Telecoms Hack
  • 6:11 Ransomware Gang Ransomed with uhh…

Sources:

  • https://thehackernews.com/2021/07/hackers-posed-as-aerobics-instructors.html
  • https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-28/hackers-pose-as-flirty-aerobics-instructor-to-target-employees?srnd=code-wars
  • https://www.proofpoint.com/us/blog/threat-insight/i-knew-you-were-trouble-ta456-targets-defense-contractor-alluring-social-media
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  • https://threatpost.com/babuk-ransomware-gang-ransomed-forum-stuffed-porn/168169/
  • https://therecord.media/spammer-floods-the-babuk-ransomware-gangs-forum-with-gay-porn-gifs/
  • https://therecord.media/ransomware-gang-threatens-to-expose-police-informants-if-ransom-is-not-paid/
  • https://therecord.media/babuk-gang-says-it-will-stop-ransomware-attacks-after-dc-police-incident/

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