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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:220 | 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:256 | 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:649 | 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:579 | 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:714 | 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:678 | 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:641 | 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:514 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 c

Top German official said Germany blocked Russian APT28 cyber attacks in 2016

According to a German top official, Germany warded off two cyber attacks launched by the Russian state actor APT28 group in 2016. On Friday, a top German official told Reuters that last year Germany warded off two cyber attacks launched by the Russian APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sednit, Sofacy, and Strontium) According to Arne Schoenbohm, presid
Publish At:2017-03-27 14:05 | Read:532 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence APT28 cyber espiona

FBI-DHS JAR report links Russian hackers to Presidential Election hacks

A FBI-DHS JAR report released implicated Russian hacking group APT28 and APT29 in attacks against 2016 Presidential Election. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published on Thursday a Joint Analysis Report(JAR) that provides information about the tools, infrastructure and TTPs used by the Russian civilian
Publish At:2016-12-31 14:30 | Read:920 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Reports

Pawn Storm APT conducted spear-phishing attacks before zero-days was fixed

The Pawn Storm APT group exploited some zero-days vulnerabilities in targeted attacks across the world before they get patched. The Pawn Storm APT group, also known as APT28 and Fancy Bear, exploited some zero-days flaw in targeted attacks before they get patched. The threat actors powered spear phishing attacks between the discovery of the zero-days and the
Publish At:2016-11-13 19:35 | Read:815 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Intelligence APT28 nation-

Recent Windows Kernel zero-day exploited by hackers behind the DNC hack

Executive vice president of Microsoft’s Windows and Devices group revealed that Windows Kernel zero-day recently disclosed was used by the Fancy Bear APT. On Oct. 31, the Google Threat Analysis Group publicly disclosed a vulnerability in the Windows kernel that is actively being exploited by threat actors in the wild. The zero-day could be exploited by
Publish At:2016-11-02 15:15 | Read:1046 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence 2016 presid

The WADA Hack of Olympic Athletes’ Medical Data – A Timeline

Whenever there’s a big event like the Olympic Games, there’s a concern that fraudsters will target spectators and attempt to compromise their digital security. That’s why we at The State of Security published some tips on how attendees of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil could avoid getting hacked and defend themselves aga
Publish At:2016-09-21 06:55 | Read:765 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles APT28 DDoS Olympics Russia

Colin Powell’s emails leaked online. He calls Trump ‘National Disgrace’

A new batch of Colin Powell’s emails was leaked online by Russian hackers. Powel criticized both Presidential candidates, Trump and Clinton. Powell’s emails sent in a couple of years have been published on the website DC Leaks in a section protected by a password that was available only to select news outlets. The Powell’s e-mails belong to
Publish At:2016-09-15 06:30 | Read:762 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking

Sports doping agency WADA confirms attack by Russian cyber spies

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) confirms that Russian hackers breached its Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) database. Hackers breached the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and have stolen Olympic athletes’ medical records, the hack was confirmed by the agency. According to the WADA, the hackers accessed the Anti-Doping Administra
Publish At:2016-09-14 12:15 | Read:1218 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking

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