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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:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Security GCHQ Hacki

Nation-state actors from Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea target Canada

Canada Centre for Cyber Security warns of risks related to state-sponsored programs from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea. A report published by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, titled “National Cyber Threat Assessment 2020,” warns of risks associated with state-sponsored operations from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea. The
Publish At:2020-11-19 18:42 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Canada Chin

China-linked APT10 leverages ZeroLogon exploits in recent attacks

Researchers uncovered a large-scale campaign conducted by China-linked APT10 targeting businesses using the recently-disclosed ZeroLogon vulnerability.  Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team, a Broadcom division, uncovered a global campaign conducted by a China-linked APT10 cyber-espionage group targeting businesses using the recently-disclosed ZeroLogon vu
Publish At:2020-11-18 19:18 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware APT10 Cybere

Three APT groups have targeted at least seven COVID-19 vaccine makers

At least the three nation-state actors have targeted seven COVID-19 vaccine makers, they are Strontium, Lazarus Group, and Cerium, Microsoft warns. Microsoft revealed that at least three APT groups have targeted seven companies involved in COVID-19 vaccines research and treatments. “In recent months, we’ve detected cyberattacks from three nation-
Publish At:2020-11-13 14:29 | Read:218 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking APT28 COVID-19 hacki

Costaricto APT: Cyber mercenaries use previously undocumented malware

CostaRicto APT is targeting South Asian financial institutions and global entertainment companies with undocumented malware. Blackberry researchers have documented the activity of a hackers-for-hire group, dubbed CostaRicto, that has been spotted using a previously undocumented piece of malware to target South Asian financial institutions and global enter
Publish At:2020-11-12 11:42 | Read:138 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

North Korea-Linked APT Group Kimsuky spotted using new malware

North Korea-linked APT group Kimsuky was recently spotted using a new piece of malware in attacks on government agencies and human rights activists. North Korea-linked cyber espionage group Kimsuky (aka Black Banshee, Thallium, Velvet Chollima) was recently observed using a new malware in attacks aimed at government agencies and human rights activists.
Publish At:2020-11-02 13:17 | Read:195 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

US Cyber Command details implants used in attacks on parliaments and embassies

US Cyber Command published technical details on malware implants used by Russia-linked APTs on multiple parliaments, embassies US Cyber Command shared technical details about malware implants employed by Russian hacking groups in attacks against multiple ministries of foreign affairs, national parliaments, and embassies. Experts from the US Cyber Comma
Publish At:2020-10-29 18:20 | Read:226 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Iran-linked Phosphorous APT hacked emails of security conference attendees

Iran-linked APT group Phosphorus successfully hacked into the email accounts of multiple high-profile individuals and security conference attendees. Microsoft revealed that Iran-linked APT Phosphorus (aka APT35, Charming Kitten, Newscaster, and Ajax Security Team) successfully hacked into the email accounts of multiple high-profile individuals and attende
Publish At:2020-10-29 07:53 | Read:243 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Cyberespionage hacki

Russia-linked Turla APT hacked European government organization

Russia-linked APT Turla has hacked into the systems of an undisclosed European government organization according to Accenture. According to a report published by Accenture Cyber Threat Intelligence (ACTI), Russia-linked cyber-espionage group Turla has hacked into the systems of an undisclosed European government organization. The Turla APT group (aka S
Publish At:2020-10-29 07:53 | Read:195 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware backdoor info

US Treasury imposes sanctions on a Russian research institute behind Triton malware

US Treasury Department announced sanctions against Russia’s Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics behind Triton malware. The US Treasury Department announced sanctions against a Russian research institute for its alleged role in the development of the Triton malware. “Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Offi
Publish At:2020-10-24 10:53 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking ICS-SCADA Malware hackin

Iran-Linked Seedworm APT target orgs in the Middle East

The Iran-linked cyber espionage group tracked as Seedworm started using a new downloader and is conducting destructive attacks. The Iran-linked cyber-espionage group Seedworm (aka MuddyWater MERCURY, and Static Kitten) was observed using a new downloader in a new wave of attacks. Security experts pointed out that the threat actor started conducting destru
Publish At:2020-10-23 15:23 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware Hacking

FBI and CISA joint alert blames Russia’s Energetic Bear APT for US government networks hack

The US government declared that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government networks and exfiltrated data. A joint security advisory published by The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) revealed that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government net
Publish At:2020-10-23 07:35 | Read:223 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking Intellig

EU Council sanctions two Russian military intelligence officers over 2015 Bundestag hack

The Council of the European Union announced sanctions imposed on Russian military intelligence officers for 2015 Bundestag hack. The Council of the European Union announced sanctions imposed on Russian military intelligence officers, belonging to the 85th Main Centre for Special Services (GTsSS), for their role in the 2015 attack on the German Federal Par
Publish At:2020-10-22 15:59 | Read:270 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Security APT28 Eu Council Hackin

ENISA Threat Landscape Report 2020

According to the ENISA Threat Landscape Report 2020, cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated, targeted, and in many cases undetected. I’m proud to present the ENISA Threat Landscape Report 2020, the annual report published by the ENISA that provides insights on the evolution of cyber threats for the period January 2019-April 2020. The 8th annual E
Publish At:2020-10-22 04:48 | Read:348 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Intellig

Sweden bans Huawei and ZTE from building its 5G infrastructure

Sweden is banning Chinese tech giant Huawei and ZTE from building new 5G wireless networks due to national security concerns. Another state, Sweden, announced the ban of Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE from building its 5G network infrastructure. The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority announced this week that four wireless carriers bidding for fr
Publish At:2020-10-21 12:41 | Read:211 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Intelligence Mobile

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