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Pro-Russian hackers launched a massive DDoS attack against Norway

Norway’s National Security Authority (NSM) confirmed that a DDoS attack took down some of the country’s most important websites. Norway’s National Security Authority (NSM) confirmed that some of the country’s most important websites and online services were taken down by a massive DDoS attack conducted by a pro-Russian group. NS
Publish At:2022-07-01 05:26 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Cyber Spetsnaz DDoS hack

NON-STATE ACTORS IN THE CYBERSPACE: AN ATTEMPT TO A TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION, ROLE, IMPACT AND RELATIONS WITH A STATE’S

This paper provides a taxonomic classification of non-state actors in the cyberspace, analyzing their role and impact on a state’s socioeconomic structure Cyber Non-State Actors (CNSA) are key figures in our globalized world: their operations could have a significant impact on international affairs, politics, and on the economy, as much as states do.
Publish At:2022-06-28 17:31 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Hacktivism R

The government of Lithuania confirmed it had been hit by an intense cyberattack

Lithuania confirmed it had been hit by an “intense” cyberattack, after Vilnius imposed restrictions on the rail transit of certain goods to Kaliningrad. The government of Lithuania announced on Monday that it had been hit by an “intense” cyberattack, likely launched from Moscow, days after the Russian government protested restricti
Publish At:2022-06-27 17:31 | Read:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking DDoS hacking news IT Inf

Cyberattack halted the production at the Iranian state-owned Khuzestan Steel company

Iranian state-owned Khuzestan Steel Company was hit by a cyber attack that forced the company to halt its production. The Khuzestan Steel Company is one of the major steel companies owned by the Iranian government. The company was forced to halt production due to a cyberattack. According to the Associated Press, Khuzestan Steel Company has a
Publish At:2022-06-27 09:23 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking hacking news information

Exclusive: Lithuania under cyber-attack after the ban on Russian railway goods

Cyber Spetsnaz is targeting government resources and critical infrastructure in Lithuania after the ban of Russian railway goods Cyber Spetsnaz is targeting Lithuanian government resources and critical infrastructure – the recent ban on Russian railway goods has caused a new spike of hacktivist activity on the Dark Web. Today the group has announced mult
Publish At:2022-06-22 17:31 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Hacktivism Cyber Spetsna

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:213 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 G

Russia-linked APT targets Ukraine by exploiting the Follina RCE vulnerability

Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) warns that the Russia-linked Sandworm APT group may exploit the Follina RCE vulnerability. Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) is warning that the Russia-linked Sandworm APT may be exploiting the recently discovered Follina RCE. The issue, tracked as CVE-2022-30190, impacts the Mi
Publish At:2022-06-13 15:05 | Read:273 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware CERT-UA Foll

Previously undocumented Aoqin Dragon APT targets entities in Southeast Asia and Australia

Researchers spotted a previously undocumented Chinese-speaking APT, tracked as Aoqin Dragon, targeting entities in Southeast Asia and Australia. SentinelOne documented a series of attacks aimed at government, education, and telecom entities in Southeast Asia and Australia carried out by a previously undocumented Chinese-speaking APT tracked as Aoqin
Publish At:2022-06-09 11:07 | Read:276 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Exclusive: Pro-Russia group ‘Cyber Spetsnaz’ is attacking government agencies

Resecurity, Inc. (USA) has identified an increase in activity within hacktivist groups conducted by a new group called “Cyber Spetsnaz”. Resecurity, Inc. (USA) has identified an increase in activity within hacktivist groups, they’re leveraging current geopolitical tensions between the Ukraine and Russia to perform cyber-attacks. Following the attacks of
Publish At:2022-06-06 03:11 | Read:376 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Cyber Spetsnaz DDoS hack

Pro-Russian hacker group KillNet plans to attack Italy on May 30

Pro-Russian hacker group KillNet is threatening again Italy, it announced a massive and unprecedented attack on May 30. Pro-Russian hacker group KillNet is threatening again Italy, it announced a massive and unprecedented attack on May 30. Pro-Russian ‘hacktivist’ group Killnet is one of the most active non-state actors operating since the beginnin
Publish At:2022-05-29 15:05 | Read:439 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking hacking news information

Experts believe that Russian Gamaredon APT could fuel a new round of DDoS attacks

360 Qihoo reported DDoS attacks launched by APT-C-53 (aka Gamaredon) conducted through the open-source DDoS Trojan program LOIC. Researchers at 360 Qihoo observed a wave of DDoS attacks launched by Russia-linked APT-C-53 (aka Gamaredon) and reported that the threat actors also released as open-source the code of a DDoS Trojan called LOIC. The instances o
Publish At:2022-05-28 13:15 | Read:403 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware DDoS Gamaredon APT H

Unknown APT group is targeting Russian government entities

An unknown APT group is targeting Russian government entities since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Researchers from Malwarebytes observed an unknown Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group targeting Russian government entities with at least four separate spear-phishing campaigns since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Publish At:2022-05-25 19:15 | Read:487 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware hacking news

Nation-state malware could become a commodity on dark web soon, Interpol warns

Interpol Secretary warns that nation-state malware will become available on the cybercrime underground in a couple of years. Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock declared that nation-state malwre will become available on the darknet in a couple of years. In the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the malware developed by both nation-state a
Publish At:2022-05-24 06:33 | Read:270 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Deep Web Hacking cyb

Russia-linked Fronton botnet could run disinformation campaigns

Researchers warn that the Fronton botnet was used by Russia-linked threat actors for coordinated disinformation campaigns. Fronton is a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnet that was used by Russia-linked threat actors for coordinated disinformation campaigns. In March 2020, the collective of hacktivists called “Digital Revolution” claimed to hav
Publish At:2022-05-23 14:29 | Read:477 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Internet of

Russia-linked Sandworm continues to conduct attacks against Ukraine

Security researchers from ESET reported that the Russia-linked APT group Sandworm continues to target Ukraine. Security experts from ESET reported that the Russia-linked cyberespionage group Sandworm continues to launch cyber attacks against entities in Ukraine. Sandworm (aka BlackEnergy and TeleBots) has been active since 2000, it operates under the
Publish At:2022-05-21 10:31 | Read:363 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware hacking news

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