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US DoJ Identifies at least 6 Russian Government officials Involved in DNC hack

The United States Department of Justice has gathered evidence to charge at least six Russian government officials involved in the 2016 DNC hack. The United States Department of Justice has gathered evidence to charge at least six Russian government officials involved in the DNC hack during the 2016 Presidential election. In the past months, US intelligence b
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence DNC hack Ru

Gaza Cybergang is back, it leverages new tools against new targets

Gaza Cybergang threat actor it is back again, this time it is targeting organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Gaza Cybergang is a threat actor that is believed to be linked to the Palestinian organization Hamas, it is back again targeting organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. According to the experts from
Publish At:2017-10-31 06:55 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware

UK Government links the WannaCry attack that crippled NHS to North Korea

UK Government blamed North Korea for the WannaCry attack that affected a third of English hospitals. “This attack, we believe quite strongly that it came from a foreign state,” Ben Wallace, a junior minister for security, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. “North Korea was the state that we believe was involved in this worldwide atta
Publish At:2017-10-27 15:05 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware hospitals m

Kaspersky: Hackers used backdoored MS Office key-gen to steal NSA exploits

According to Kaspersky, the PC was hacked after the NSA employee installed a backdoored key generator for a pirated copy of Microsoft Office. More details emerge from the story of the hack of the Kaspersky antivirus that allowed Russian intelligence to stole secret exploits from the personal PC of the NSA staffer. The PC was hacked after the NSA employee ins
Publish At:2017-10-26 20:40 | Read:270 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware Equ

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:287 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Adobe Flash APT2

APT28 group is rushing to exploit recent CVE-2017-11292 Flash 0-Day before users apply the patches

The APT28 group is trying to exploit the CVE-2017-11292 Flash zero-day before users receive patches or update their systems. Security experts at Proofpoint collected evidence of several malware campaigns, powered by the Russian APT28 group, that rely on a Flash zero-day vulnerability that Adobe patched earlier this week. According to the experts who observed
Publish At:2017-10-23 00:30 | Read:424 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Adobe Flash CVE-2017

DHS and FBI warn of ongoing attacks on energy firms and critical infrastructure

The US DHS and the FBI have issued a warning that APT groups are actively targeting energy firms and critical infrastructure. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI have issued a warning that APT groups are actively targeting government departments, and firms working in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sector
Publish At:2017-10-23 00:30 | Read:322 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking DHS Dragonfly energy

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:225 | 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:276 | 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:302 | 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:343 | 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:327 | 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:604 | 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:304 | 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:415 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

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