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UK Parliament shut down external access to email accounts after cyberattack

The UK Parliament has suffered the biggest ever cyber attack against the email systems, it shut down external access to mitigate the threat. The UK Parliament has shut down external access to e-mail accounts on Saturday after a cyberattack. According to the authorities, the attack was “sustained and determined,” hackers launched a prolonged brute
Publish At:2017-06-25 14:20 | Read:64 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence dara breach

US intelligence claims Russian hackers probed electoral networks in 21 US states

According to the US intelligence, Russian hackers tried to compromise electoral networks in 21 unnamed US states, but voting tallies hadn’t been hacked. According to Homeland Security officials, the attack against the 2016 Presidential election was more sophisticated than first thought. In a public hearing into the Russian interference in the 2016 Pres
Publish At:2017-06-24 19:56 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking electoral networks Pierl

The CIA was aware of Putin’s order to support the Trump Presidential campaign candidacy

The CIA was aware since August that President Putin personally ordered an operation to support Donald Trump presidential race. The intelligence shocked the White House and put US security chiefs on a top-secret crisis footing to figure out how to react. According to the Washington Post, CIA was aware since August that President Putin personally ordered an op
Publish At:2017-06-24 19:55 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare

Canada’ CSE warns of cyber attacks against next 2019 Election

The Canada Communications Security Establishment (CSE) published a report that reveals that hackers will attempt to hack into 2019 country’s Election. The Canada Communications Security Establishment (CSE) published a report that reveals that cyber criminals and hacktivists had leaked sensitive government documents, and attempted to hack into 2015 cou
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Hacktivism Intelligence

Kasperagent malware used in a new campaign leveraging Palestine-Themed decoy files

Researchers uncovered a new cyber espionage campaign involving the Kasperagent spyware delivered with Palestine-Themed decoy files. In March, experts at security firm Qihoo 360 have spotted a cyber espionage campaign conducted by a threat actor tracked as APT-C-23 and Two-Tailed Scorpion. A few weeks later, in April, researchers at Palo Alto Networks and Cle
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking APT-C-23 Kasperagent

Joint Technical Alert published by DHS and FBI warns of North Korea’s Hidden Cobra APT

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued a technical alert about the activity of the North Korea’s ‘Hidden Cobra’ APT group. The joint Technical Alert (TA) report is the result of the efforts between of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The US Government has tracke
Publish At:2017-06-14 20:30 | Read:192 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare cyber espionage DHS Hidden C

Al-Jazeera claims to be facing a large-scale cyber attack due to Qatar crisis

Al-Jazeera claims to be the victim of a large-scale cyber attack as Qatar crisis continues. The attack comes after the hack of the state news service. The Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera announced all its systems were under a large-scale cyber attack. The news was spread in a statement released on social media by the broadcaster. Media reported that some
Publish At:2017-06-09 11:35 | Read:275 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Al Jazeera Doha Gulf cri

US intelligence officials believe Russian Hackers are behind the Qatar hack

US intelligence officials believe Russi-linked hackers are behind the Qatar hack and used false news to prompt a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf area. Russian hackers have planted false story news raised the crisis in the Gulf among Qatar and other states, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain that cut ties to the country. Accordi
Publish At:2017-06-08 17:10 | Read:308 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence APT28 Gulf crisis Q

Turla APT malware now retrieves C&C address from Instagram comments

A malicious code used by Turla APT in a recent campaign leverages comments posted to Instagram to obtain the address of the command and control servers. Malware researchers at security firm ESET have spotted a new piece of malware used by Turla APT  in cyber attacks. The malicious code leverages comments posted to Instagram to obtain the address of its comma
Publish At:2017-06-08 17:10 | Read:491 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Russia-linked hacker group APT28 continues to target Montenegro

Once again, Montenegro was targeted by the Russia-linked hacker group APT28, according to the experts it is just the beginning. On June 5 Montenegro officially joined NATO alliance despite the strong opposition from Russian Government that threatened to retaliate. Cybersecurity experts believe that a new wave of attacks from the cyberspace will hit the state
Publish At:2017-06-07 22:45 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking DDoS Information War

A new report warns UK’s Trident submarines ‘vulnerable to catastrophic hack’

According to a report published by the London-based think tank Basic, the UK Trident submarines are vulnerable to cyber-attacks. According to a report published by the London-based think tank British American Security Information Council (Basic), the UK Trident submarine fleet is vulnerable to cyber-attacks. According to the report “Hacking UK Trid
Publish At:2017-06-05 15:20 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Security Affairs Trident

Qatar hack – Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties to the country

Recent Qatar hack is sparking diplomatic tensions in the Gulf, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties to the country. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain say they want to interrupt any diplomatic relation with Qatar. According to Al Jazeera, the Saudi kingdom made the announcement via its state-run Saudi Pres
Publish At:2017-06-05 15:20 | Read:277 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Doha Gulf c

President Putin blames Patriotic Russian hackers for recent Election attacks

Russian President Putin says patriotic hackers may have powered attacks against foreign countries and denied Russia involvement. President Vladimir Putin says patriotic hackers may have launched cyber attacks against foreign countries and but denied Russia involvement in cyber espionage campaigns. Source NY Times Russian state-sponsored APT groups area accus
Publish At:2017-06-03 01:20 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT28 A

#Vault7: CIA Pandemic implant turns file servers into malware infectors

Wikileaks released a new lot of documents belonging to the Vault7 dump that details the CIA project codenamed ‘Pandemic implant’ Wikileaks released a new batch of documents belonging to the Vault7 archive related to the CIA project codenamed ‘Pandemic.’ RELEASE: CIA 'Pandemic' Windows infection malware documentation #Vault7 h
Publish At:2017-06-02 06:56 | Read:283 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Intelligence Malware

A new report links North Korea to the Lazarus APT Group

Moscow-based threat intelligence firm Group-IB published a report that details evidence linking the Lazarus APT Group to North Korea. Researchers at security firm Group-IB released a report that links the notorious Lazarus APT to North Korea. The activity of the Lazarus Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its members used mostly custom-tailored malware in their a
Publish At:2017-05-31 17:55 | Read:285 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking cyber espionage Laza

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