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Zapad drills – Russia may have tested cyber weapons on Latvia

According to intelligence experts the recent Zapad drills conducted by Russia simulated an attack on all Baltic countries, it included the use of cyber weapons. Baltic and NATO officials claim Russia was behind outage in Latvia’s mobile communications network before Russia’s war games in September code-named Zapad. According to the expert, Russia may have te
Publish At:2017-10-06 11:30 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Baltic region cyber weapon Hacki

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:111 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware APT28 cyber espionag

60% of institutions in Saudi Arabia hit by malware-based attacks

According to Kaspersky Lab, sixty percent of institutions in Saudi Arabia have experienced malware-based attacks over the past 12 months. Malware continues to be one of the most dangerous threats for organizations worldwide, and data recently disclosed by security firms. According to Kaspersky Lab, Saudi Arabia is under a constant malware-based attack, the e
Publish At:2017-10-01 20:55 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking APT malware

Even More Evidence That Russian Was Meddling in the 2016 US Election

Evidence that Russian hackers attempted to interfere with the 2016 US Election continues to pile up, DHS notified states whose systems were hit by APTs. Evidence that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 US Election continues to pile up. Rumours started almost as soon as the 2016 US Election was completed, individuals with the White House have been qu
Publish At:2017-09-26 11:00 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence 2016 US

Iranian cyber spies APT33 target aerospace and energy organizations

The Iran-linked APT33 group has been targeting aerospace and energy organizations in the United States, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea. According to security firm FireEye, a cyber espionage group linked to the Iranian Government, dubbed APT33, has been targeting aerospace and energy organizations in the United States, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea. The APT33
Publish At:2017-09-21 20:20 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking APT33 cy

ISPs in at least two countries were involved in delivering surveillance FinFisher Spyware

Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a surveillance campaign using a new variant of FinFisher spyware, also known as FinSpy. Finfisher infected victims in seven countries and experts believe that in two of them the major internet providers have been involved. “New surveillance campaigns utilizing FinFisher, infamous spyware known also as FinSpy
Publish At:2017-09-21 20:20 | Read:112 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence

US Treasury announced sanctions against seven Iranian nationals and other entities

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned 11 entities and Iranian nationals for malicious cyber-enabled activity. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned 11 entities and individuals for malicious cyber-enabled activity. US Dept. of Treasury announced sanctions
Publish At:2017-09-18 00:05 | Read:183 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Iranian hac

India and Pakistan hit by state-sponsored cyber espionage campaign

The security firm Symantec has discovered another cyber espionage campaign against India and Pakistan which is likely to be state-sponsored. Security experts at Symantec have uncovered a sustained cyber spying campaign against Indian and Pakistani entities involved in regional security issues. The nature of the targets and the threat actors’ techniques
Publish At:2017-08-29 08:25 | Read:342 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

USS John S McCain incident, some experts speculate it was a cyber attack

On Monday, the USS John S McCain collided a Liberian-flagged tanker near Singapore, some experts speculate the incident was caused by a cyber attack. On Monday, the USS John S McCain collided a Liberian-flagged tanker near Singapore. The incident had serious consequences on the US operation, the Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson ordered a pause,
Publish At:2017-08-23 05:05 | Read:299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare cyber warfare GPS spoofing US Na

Turla APT group adapts KopiLuwak backdoor for use in G20-themed attack

Security experts at Proofpoint have collected evidence that suggests that the Turla APT group is conducting a new espionage campaign. The experts discovered a newly dropper for the KopiLuwak backdoor, KopiLuwak is a JavaScript malware that was spotted early this year while the APT was delivering it to at least one victim leveraging a document containing an
Publish At:2017-08-20 03:20 | Read:234 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare cyber espionage Hacking Info

US military is working on the creation of separate unified cyber warfare command

President Donald Trump ordered the US Military to create a separate cyber warfare command tasked with cyber warfare operations. President Donald Trump wants to improve cyber capabilities of the US Military, he ordered it to create a separate cyber warfare command tasked with cyber warfare operations. President is thinking of a separate command specialized on
Publish At:2017-08-19 11:40 | Read:288 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Admiral Mike Rogers Cyber attack

The Ukrainian central bank warned of new NotPetya-style massive attack risk

The Ukrainian central bank warned state-owned and private lenders of the appearance of new the NotPetya-like attack that would target national businesses. On Friday, the Ukrainian central bank warned of new malware-based attack risk. According to the Reuters, the Ukrainian central bank warned state-owned and private lenders of the spreading of new infections
Publish At:2017-08-19 08:55 | Read:313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware notpetya Petya r

Irish electricity transmission system operator EirGrid targeted by a nation-state actor

The Irish electricity transmission system operator EirGrid was targeted by a state-sponsored actor, the hackers weren’t discovered at least for two months. The Irish electricity transmission system operator EirGrid was targeted by a state-sponsored attack. EirGrid is the state-owned company that operates the electricity transmission grid across the I
Publish At:2017-08-08 05:45 | Read:299 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Eirgrid

Former Bupa employee offered 1 million customer records for sale on dark web

Former Employee of the Healthcare giant Bupa offered for sale records of 1 Million clients on Dark Web. A former employee of healthcare giant Bupa was selling between 500,000 and 1 million medical records on the dark web. The former employee whose identity remains undisclosed had sold several batches of hundreds of thousands of medical records managed by Bup
Publish At:2017-08-03 08:00 | Read:680 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Deep Web

Experts detailed the new Operation Wilted Tulip campaign of the CopyKittens APT

Researchers from ClearSky and Trend Micro uncovered a new massive cyber espionage campaign conducted by CopyKittens dubbed ‘Operation Wilted Tulip’ A joint investigation conducted by experts from the Israeli cyber-intelligence firm by ClearSky and Trend Micro uncovered a new massive cyber espionage campaign dubbed ‘Operation Wilted Tulip&#
Publish At:2017-07-26 07:20 | Read:342 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence

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