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Is APT28 behind the STIFF#BIZON attacks attributed to North Korea-linked APT37?

North Korea-linked APT37 group targets high-value organizations in the Czech Republic, Poland, and other countries. Researchers from the Securonix Threat Research (STR) team have uncovered a new attack campaign, tracked as STIFF#BIZON, targeting high-value organizations in multiple countries, including Czech Republic, and Poland. The researchers attribute
Publish At:2022-07-24 10:00 | Read:400 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware Security APT2

A week in security (June 20 – June 26)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs: LinkedIn scams are a “significant threat”, warns FBIDDoS-for-hire service provider jailedInternet Safety Month: 7 tips for staying safe online while on vacationClient-side Magecart attacks still around, but more covertSecurity vulnerabilities: 5 times that organizations got hackedYou can be tracked online using
Publish At:2022-06-27 07:53 | Read:338 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security 311 7-zip APT28 catfishing chrome conti C

Russian APT28 hacker accused of the NATO think tank hack in Germany

The Attorney General has issued an arrest warrant for a hacker who targeted a NATO think tank in Germany for the Russia-linked APT28. The Attorney General has issued an arrest warrant for the Russian hacker Nikolaj Kozachek (aka “blabla1234565” and “kazak”) who is accused to have carried out a cyber espionage attack against the NAT
Publish At:2022-06-20 18:28 | Read:375 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 G

Google TAG: Russia, Belarus-linked APTs targeted Ukraine

Google TAG observed Russian, Belarusian, and Chinese threat actors targeting Ukraine and European government and military orgs. Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG), which focuses on the analysis of nation-state threat actors, revealed to have blocked attacks against hundreds of Ukrainians conducted by Belarus and Russian state-sponsored hackers. The att
Publish At:2022-03-08 18:13 | Read:3168 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 C

Google sent over 50,000 warnings of state-sponsored attacks, +33% from same period in 2020

Google revealed to have sent roughly 50,000 alerts of state-sponsored phishing or hacking attempts to customers since January. Google announced to have sent roughly 50,000 alerts of state-sponsored phishing or hacking attempts to customers during 2021. The data were provided by Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG), which tracks government-backed hacking c
Publish At:2021-10-14 15:40 | Read:1473 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Reports Security APT28 APT35 Google TAG Ha

Google warns some users that FancyBear’s been prowling around

APT28, also known as FancyBear, is at the heart of another targeted campaign. This time, it’s sniffing around users of Google services. Some 14,000 people have been notified about a spear phish attempt looking to compromise accounts and access their files. When did this happen? Sometime late September, according to the folks at Google. They didn’t go i
Publish At:2021-10-11 10:14 | Read:1366 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malwarebytes news APT28 attack fancybear gmail Google govern

Google warns of APT28 attack attempts against 14,000 Gmail users

Google warned more than 14,000 Gmail users that they have been the target of nation-state spear-phishing campaigns. On Wednesday, Google announced to have warned approximately 14,000 Gmail users that they had been targeted by nation-state hackers. Shane Huntley, the head of the Threat Analysis Group (TAG), wrote on Twitter that his group had sent an a
Publish At:2021-10-08 07:48 | Read:1312 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking APT28 hacking news information sec

Russia-linked APT breached the network of Dutch police in 2017

Russia-linked cyberspies breached the internal network of Dutch police in 2017 while the authorities were investigating the crash of the MH-17. Russia-linked threat actors breached the internal network of Dutch police in 2017 during the investigation into the MH-17 crash. The intrusion was uncovered by AIVD, the Dutch intelligence service, but was not dis
Publish At:2021-06-10 08:49 | Read:1532 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 C

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:1773 | 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:2109 | 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:2229 | 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:2797 | 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:2840 | 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:8537 | 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:7748 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware APT28 cyber espionag

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