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Russia-linked APT28 uses COVID-19 lures to deliver Zebrocy malware

Russia-link cyberespionage APT28 leverages COVID-19 as phishing lures to deliver the Go version of their Zebrocy (or Zekapab) malware. Russia-linked APT28 is leveraging COVID-19 as phishing lures in a new wave of attacks aimed at distributing the Go version of their Zebrocy (or Zekapab) malware. The APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sofacy Group
Publish At:2020-12-10 10:00 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT28 c

Three APT groups have targeted at least seven COVID-19 vaccine makers

At least the three nation-state actors have targeted seven COVID-19 vaccine makers, they are Strontium, Lazarus Group, and Cerium, Microsoft warns. Microsoft revealed that at least three APT groups have targeted seven companies involved in COVID-19 vaccines research and treatments. “In recent months, we’ve detected cyberattacks from three nation-
Publish At:2020-11-13 14:29 | Read:428 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking APT28 COVID-19 hacki

EU Council sanctions two Russian military intelligence officers over 2015 Bundestag hack

The Council of the European Union announced sanctions imposed on Russian military intelligence officers for 2015 Bundestag hack. The Council of the European Union announced sanctions imposed on Russian military intelligence officers, belonging to the 85th Main Centre for Special Services (GTsSS), for their role in the 2015 attack on the German Federal Par
Publish At:2020-10-22 15:59 | Read:465 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Security APT28 Eu Council Hackin

Russia-linked APT28 has been scanning vulnerable email servers in the last year

Experts warn of scanning activity conducted by Russia-linked APT28 cyberespionage group, hackers are searching for vulnerable mail servers. According to security researchers from Trend Micro, the Russia-linked APT28 cyberespionage group has been scanning vulnerable email servers for more than a year. The APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sofacy
Publish At:2020-03-20 09:50 | Read:979 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking APT28 Cyberespionage

UK, US and its allies blame Russia’s GRU for 2019 cyber-attacks on Georgia

Britain and the United governments blame Russia for being behind a destructive cyber attack that hit Georgia during 2019. The governments of Britain and the US declared that Russia’s military intelligence service GRU is behind the massive cyber attack that hit Georgia during 2019. In October 2019, a wave of cyber attacks hit 2,000 websites in Georgia,
Publish At:2020-02-20 17:00 | Read:1139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 Cyber

Latest Russia-linked APT28 campaign targeting security experts

Russian cyber espionage group APT28 targeted individuals with spear-phishing messages using documents referencing a NATO cybersecurity conference. Researchers with Cisco Talos have spotted a Russian cyber espionage group targeting individuals with spear-phishing messages using documents referencing a NATO cybersecurity conference. Experts attributed the atta
Publish At:2017-10-24 13:20 | Read:4262 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Adobe Flash APT2

CSE CybSec ZLAB Malware Analysis Report: APT28 Hospitality malware

The CSE CybSec Z-Lab Malware Lab analyzed the Hospitality malware used by the Russian APT28 group to target hotels in several European countries. The Russian hacker group APT28, also known as Sofacy or Fancy Bear, is believed to be behind a series of attacks in last July against travelers staying in hotels in Europe and Middle East. This attack is performed
Publish At:2017-10-05 17:05 | Read:4894 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware APT28 cyber espionag

Fancy Bears release data on soccer players’ TUE drug use and doping cases

Russia-linked hackers Fancy Bears claimed that around 160 football players failed drug tests in 2015, and 25 2010 World Cup players used doping medicines. A self-styled hacker group that calls itself Fancy Bears has set up the website fancybears.net to leak emails and medical records related to football players who used doping substances under a campaign dub
Publish At:2017-08-24 17:55 | Read:3960 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking APT28 cybe

APT28 hackers are leveraging NSA Hacking tool to spy on Hotels guests

According to FireEye, the notorious Russia-linked APT28 group is behind an ongoing campaign targeting hotels in several European countries. According to FireEye, the notorious Russia-linked APT28 group (Pawn Storm, Fancy Bear, Sofacy, Sednit and Strontium) is behind an ongoing campaign targeting hotels in several European countries. The researchers observed
Publish At:2017-08-11 16:10 | Read:4774 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News APT28 Cyberespionage Darkhotel ETERNALBLUE

US intelligence officials believe Russian Hackers are behind the Qatar hack

US intelligence officials believe Russi-linked hackers are behind the Qatar hack and used false news to prompt a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf area. Russian hackers have planted false story news raised the crisis in the Gulf among Qatar and other states, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain that cut ties to the country. Accordi
Publish At:2017-06-08 17:10 | Read:4126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence APT28 Gulf crisis Q

President Putin blames Patriotic Russian hackers for recent Election attacks

Russian President Putin says patriotic hackers may have powered attacks against foreign countries and denied Russia involvement. President Vladimir Putin says patriotic hackers may have launched cyber attacks against foreign countries and but denied Russia involvement in cyber espionage campaigns. Source NY Times Russian state-sponsored APT groups area accus
Publish At:2017-06-03 01:20 | Read:4937 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 A

Macron campaign suffered a huge hacking attack 48 hours before French vote

The campaign of the Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been targeted once again by hackers that leaked a 9GB dump of stolen data from its staff. Information warfare and politics are even more strictly correlated. It has happened again, after the DNC hack, hackers have targeted also French presidential elections. The target of the hackers is the Frenc
Publish At:2017-05-06 15:50 | Read:5102 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacktivism Intelligence APT28 cyber espion

Cracking APT28 traffic in a few seconds

Security experts from security firm Redsocks published an interesting report on how to crack APT28 traffic in a few seconds. Introduction APT28 is a hacking group involved in many recent cyber incidents. The most recent attack allegedly attributed to this group is the one to French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign. Incident response to this
Publish At:2017-04-28 15:06 | Read:5182 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware APT28 cyber e

Denmark blamed Russia APT28 group for cyber intrusions in Defense Ministry Emails

Denmark on Monday denounced Russia after the publication of a report that accused Russian APT28 of hacking the defense ministry’s email accounts. Today the Danish Government officially blamed Russia for cyber attacks against its Defense Ministry. Denmark denounced a cyber intrusion in several Defense Ministry’s email accounts. The accusation com
Publish At:2017-04-26 07:51 | Read:3964 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking APT28 cyber espionag

Russian APT28 group also targeted French Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron

The campaign of the French Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by the notorious cyber espionage APT28 group. Yesterday the Danish Government officially accused the dreaded APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sednit, Sofacy, and Strontium) of cyber attacks against Defense Ministry’s email accounts, now DNC hackers are suspected
Publish At:2017-04-26 07:50 | Read:5115 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 c

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