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FSB warns Russian businesses of cyber attacks as retaliation for SolarWinds hack

Russian authorities are alerting Russian organizations of potential cyberattacks launched by the United States in response to SolarWinds attack. The Russian intelligence agency FSB has issued a security alert this week warning Russian organizations of potential cyberattacks launched by the United States in response to the SolarWinds supply chain attack.
Publish At:2021-01-22 19:18 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare FSB Hacking hacking news informa

Winnti APT continues to target game developers in Russia and abroad

A Chinese Threat actor targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with a previously undocumented backdoor, experts warn. Cybersecurity researchers from Positive Technologies have uncovered a series of attacks conducted by a Chinese threat actor that aimed at organizations in Russia and Hong Kong. Experts attribute the attacks to the China-linked Winnt
Publish At:2021-01-15 11:48 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT41 backdoor China

Connecting the dots between SolarWinds and Russia-linked Turla APT

Experts have found some similarities between the Sunburst backdoor used in the SolarWinds supply chain attack and Turla’s backdoor Kazuar. Security experts from Kaspersky have identified multiple similarities between the Sunburst malware used in the SolarWinds supply chain attack and the Kazuar backdoor that has been employed in cyber espionage camp
Publish At:2021-01-11 18:06 | Read:189 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware backdoor Hacking hac

SolarWinds hackers also used common hacker techniques, CISA revealed

CISA revealed that threat actors behind the SolarWinds hack also used password guessing and password spraying in its attacks. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) revealed that threat actors behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack also employed common hacker techniques to compromise the networks of the targeted organizations, includin
Publish At:2021-01-09 11:30 | Read:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Security CISA informatio

North Korea-linked APT37 targets South with RokRat Trojan

Experts spotted the RokRat Trojan being used by North Korea-linked threat actors in attacks aimed at the South Korean government. On December 7 2020 researchers from Malwarebytes uncovered a campaign targeting the South Korean government with a variant of the RokRat RAT. The experts found a malicious document uploaded to Virus Total related to a meetin
Publish At:2021-01-07 15:20 | Read:141 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware Hacking hacking news

Experts linked ransomware attacks to China-linked APT27

Researchers from security firms Profero and Security Joes linked a series of ransomware attacks to the China-linked APT27 group. Security researchers from security firms Profero and Security Joes investigated a series of ransomware attacks against multiple organizations and linked them to China-linked APT groups. The experts attribute the attacks to th
Publish At:2021-01-04 22:18 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware APT27 China Cyberesp

Finland confirms that hackers breached MPs’ emails accounts

The Parliament of Finland confirmed that threat actors had access to email accounts of multiple members of parliament (MPs).  “Parliament of Finland has been subjected to a cyberattack in the fall of 2020. The attack was discovered by parliament technical surveillance. Some parliament e-mail accounts may have been compromised as a result of the atta
Publish At:2020-12-28 18:42 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Finland hack

COVID-19 themed attacks December 6 – December 19, 2020

This post includes the details of the COVID-19 themed attacks launched from December 6 – December 19, 2020. December 6 – Drug dealers are selling Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines on the darkweb While the United Kingdom announced the distribution of the COVID19 vaccine to the population drug dealers is selling ‘Pfizer COVID Vaccines.’ December 10 ̵
Publish At:2020-12-20 07:54 | Read:370 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Deep Web Hacking cor

US Agencies and FireEye were hacked with a supply chain attack on SolarWinds Software

Hackers broke into the networks of federal agencies and FireEye by compromising SolarWinds’ Orion Network Management Products. The cyber espionage group has tampered with updates released by IT company SolarWinds, which provides its products to government agencies, military, and intelligence offices, two people familiar with the matter told the Reut
Publish At:2020-12-14 06:20 | Read:204 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware hacking news

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:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT28 c

European Medicines Agency targeted by cyber attack

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced it has been targeted by a cyber attack. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced it has been targeted by a cyber attack. The EMA did not provide technical details about the attack, nor whether it will have an impact on its operations while it is evaluating and approving COVID-19 vaccines. “EMA ha
Publish At:2020-12-09 18:24 | Read:149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence COVID-19 EM

US Cyber Command and Australian IWD to develop shared cyber training range

US Cyber Command and the Information Warfare Division (IWD) of the Australian Defense Force to develop a virtual cyber training platform. The United States and Australia have signed a first-ever cyber agreement to develop a virtual cyber training platform, the project will be designed by the U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) and the Information Warfare Divi
Publish At:2020-12-07 04:00 | Read:329 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking cyber training range hac

Russia-linked APT Turla used a new malware toolset named Crutch

Russian-linked cyberespionage group Turla employed a new malware toolset, named Crutch, in targeted attacks aimed at high-profile targets. Russian-linked APT group Turla has used a previously undocumented malware toolset, named Crutch, in cyberespionage campaigns aimed at high-profile targets, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of a European Union
Publish At:2020-12-02 18:42 | Read:241 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

North Korean hackers allegedly behind cyberattacks on AstraZeneca

The Reuters agency revealed in an exclusive that the COVID vaccine maker AstraZeneca was targeted by alleged North Korea-linked hackers. According to a report published by Reuters, suspected North Korea-linked hackers targeted AstraZeneca, one of the companies that are developing a COVID vaccine. The attack attempts took place in recent weeks, two peop
Publish At:2020-11-27 14:25 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking AstraZeneca COVID-19

UK reveals new National Cyber Force to improve offensive cyber capabilities

The new National Cyber Force (NCF) is working to improve UK’s offensive cyber capabilities to disrupt adversaries and keep the UK safe. UK Prime Minister, in a speech on defence spending, announced the GCHQ and Ministry of Defence (MoD) partnership aimed at conducting offensive cyber operations to disrupt hostile nation-state operations, terrorists, and c
Publish At:2020-11-21 09:42 | Read:437 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Security GCHQ Hacki

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