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China-linked TA413 group target Tibetan organizations

The Chinese hacking group, tracked as TA413, used a malicious Firefox add-on in a cyberespionage campaign aimed at Tibetans. China-linked cyberespionage group TA413 targeted Tibetan organizations across the world using a malicious Firefox add-on, dubbed FriarFox, that allowed them to steal Gmail and Firefox browser data and deliver malware on infected sys
Publish At:2021-02-25 22:18 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware China hacking

North Korea-linked Lazarus APT targets defense industry with ThreatNeedle backdoor

North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group has targeted the defense industry with the custom-backdoor dubbed ThreatNeedle since 2020. North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group has targeted the defense industry with the backdoor dubbed ThreatNeedle since early 2020. The state-sponsored hackers targeted organizations from more than a dozen countries. The expert
Publish At:2021-02-25 14:30 | Read:77 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Malware hacking news i

Ukraine: nation-state hackers hit government document management system

Ukraine ‘s government attributes a cyberattack on the government document management system to a Russia-linked APT group. The Ukraine ‘s government blames a Russia-linked APT group for an attack on a government document management system, the System of Electronic Interaction of Executive Bodies (SEI EB). According to Ukrainian officials, th
Publish At:2021-02-24 19:00 | Read:104 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking hacking news informa

Twitter removes 100 accounts linked to Russia disseminating disinformation

Twitter removed dozens of accounts allegedly used by Russia-linked threat actors to disseminate disinformation and target western countries. Twitter has removed dozens of accounts used by Russia-linked threat actors that were used to disseminate disinformation and to target the European Union, the United States, and the NATO alliance. Experts believe t
Publish At:2021-02-23 18:20 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Digital ID Social Networks disin

Ukraine sites suffered massive attacks launched from Russian networks

Ukraine ‘s government accused unnamed Russian traffic networks as the source of massive attacks on Ukrainian security and defense websites. Today Ukraine accused unnamed Russian internet networks of massive attacks that targeted Ukrainian security and defense websites. The Ukrainian officials did not provide details about the attacks either the dama
Publish At:2021-02-22 20:12 | Read:120 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking botnet DDoS hacking news

NSA Equation Group tool was used by Chinese hackers years before it was leaked online

The Chinese APT group had access to an NSA Equation Group, NSA hacking tool and used it years before it was leaked online by Shadow Brokers group. Check Point Research team discovered that China-linked APT31 group (aka Zirconium.) used a tool dubbed Jian, which is a clone of NSA Equation Group ‘s “EpMe” hacking tool years before it was l
Publish At:2021-02-22 12:24 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence China E

The US Government is going to respond to the SolarWinds hack very soon

The US is going to respond to the SolarWinds supply chain attack within weeks, national security adviser Jake Sullivan told CNN. The US will respond within weeks to the devastating SolarWinds supply cyber attack, national security adviser Jake Sullivan told CNN. “We are in the process now of working through, with the intelligence community and [P
Publish At:2021-02-20 21:24 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking hacking news information

SolarWinds hackers had access to components used by Azure, Intune, and Exchange

Microsoft announced that SolarWinds hackers could have had access to repositories containing some components used by Azure, Intune, and Exchange. Microsoft announced that the threat actors behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack could have had access to repositories containing the source code for a limited number of components used by Azure, Intune, and
Publish At:2021-02-18 18:42 | Read:127 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking hacking news information

Microsoft to notify Office 365 users of nation-state attacks

Microsoft implements alerts for ‘nation-state activity’ in the Defender for Office 365 dashboard, to allow organizations to quickly respond. Since 2016, Microsoft has been alerting users of nation-state activity, now the IT giant added the same service to the Defender for Office 365 dashboard. The new security alert will notify companies wh
Publish At:2021-02-09 04:36 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking hacking news information

Domestic Kitten has been conducting surveillance targeting over 1,000 individuals

Iran-linked APT group Domestic Kitten, also tracked as APT-C-50, has been conducting widespread surveillance targeting over 1,000 individuals. Domestic Kitten, also tracked as APT-C-50, is an Iran-linked APT group that has been active at least since 2018. In 2018, researchers at security firm CheckPoint uncovered an extensive surveillance operation conduc
Publish At:2021-02-08 13:00 | Read:211 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware Hacking hacking news

Microsoft: North Korea-linked Zinc APT targets security experts

Microsoft, like Google TAG, observed a cyber espionage campaign aimed at vulnerability researchers that attributed to North Korea-linked Zinc APT group. Researchers from Microsoft monitored a cyber espionage campaign aimed at vulnerability researchers and attributed the attacks to North Korea-linked Zinc APT group. “In recent months, Microsoft ha
Publish At:2021-01-29 11:12 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

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:164 | 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:175 | 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:354 | 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:336 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Security CISA informatio

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