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Ukraine Says Russian Cyberspies Targeted Gov Agencies in Supply Chain Attack

Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) this week published two press releases describing cyberattacks aimed at the country.One of them, issued on Wednesday, said the agency’s National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity (NCCC) had observed attempts to deliver malicious documents through the System of Electronic Interaction of Executive Bodi
Publish At:2021-02-25 13:11 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus &

Four Additional Threat Groups Seen Targeting Industrial Organizations in 2020

A total of 15 threat groups have been observed targeting industrial organizations, according to industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos.Dragos on Wednesday released its ICS Cybersecurity Year in Review report for 2020, which covers the industrial control systems (ICS) threat landscape and vulnerabilities disclosed last year. It also shares insights from the les
Publish At:2021-02-24 13:47 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Virus & Thr

Vietnamese Hackers Target Human Rights Defenders: Amnesty

Between February 2018 and November 2020, Vietnam-linked hacking group Ocean Lotus targeted Vietnamese human rights activists in the country and abroad with spyware, a new report from Amnesty International reveals.Also referred to as APT32, APT-C-00, SeaLotus, and Cobalt Kitty, Ocean Lotus is a highly sophisticated group that has been active since at least 20
Publish At:2021-02-24 09:53 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Cybercr

Tech Firms Say There's Little Doubt Russia Behind Major Hack

Leading technology companies said Tuesday that a months-long breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated, focused and labor-intensive that a nation had to be behind it, with all the evidence pointing to Russia.In the first congressional hearing on the breach, representatives of technology companies involved in the response described a ha
Publish At:2021-02-23 22:11 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response hack

Highly Active 'Gamaredon' Group Provides Services to Other APTs

New evidence suggests that the Russia-linked threat actor Gamaredon is a hack-for-hire group that offers its services to other advanced persistent threat (APT) actors, similar to crimeware gangs, according to security researchers with Cisco’s Talos division.Also referred to as Primitive Bear and active since at least 2013, the threat actor has been long asso
Publish At:2021-02-23 11:45 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime

Chinese Hackers Cloned Equation Group Exploit Years Before Shadow Brokers Leak

A Chinese threat actor known as APT31 likely acquired and cloned one of the Equation Group’s exploits three years before the targeted vulnerability was publicly exposed as part of Shadow Brokers’ “Lost in Translation” leak, cybersecurity firm Check Point says in a new report.Tracked as CVE-2017-0005, the vulnerability was addressed by Microsoft in March 2017
Publish At:2021-02-22 14:59 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Vulnera

Suspected Russian Hack Fuels New US Action on Cybersecurity

Jolted by a sweeping hack that may have revealed government and corporate secrets to Russia, U.S. officials are scrambling to reinforce the nation’s cyber defenses and recognizing that an agency created two years ago to protect America’s networks and infrastructure lacks the money, tools and authority to counter such sophisticated threats.The breach, which h
Publish At:2021-02-19 16:47 | Read:172 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY security cyber cybersecurit

Inside the Battle to Control Enterprise Security Data Lakes

NEWS ANALYSIS: The strategic positioning to own and control the massive data lakes powering enterprise security programs took another expensive turn with CrowdStrike announcing it would shell out $400 million to buy early-stage log analytics start-up Humio.The $400 million cash-and-equity deal represents a massive exit for Humio, a company that raised just $
Publish At:2021-02-19 12:53 | Read:90 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Secur

Hackers Target Myanmar Government Websites in Coup Protest

Hackers attacked military-run government websites in Myanmar Thursday as a cyber war erupted after authorities shut down the internet for a fourth straight night.A group called Myanmar Hackers disrupted multiple government websites including the Central Bank, Myanmar Military's propaganda page, state-run broadcaster MRTV, the Port Authority, Food and Drug Ad
Publish At:2021-02-18 09:35 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime hack

Sandworm Hackers Hit French Monitoring Software Vendor Centreon

Russia-Linked Threat Group Caught Deploying Backdoors on Linux Servers in an Attack That Triggers New Conversations on Software Supply Chain SecurityThe French National Agency for the Security of Information Systems (ANSSI) is publicly blaming the notorious Sandworm APT group for a series of long-term hacking attacks against multiple IT and web hosting shops
Publish At:2021-02-15 19:11 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & I

Newly Discovered Android Spyware Linked to State-Sponsored Indian Hackers

Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout have published information on two recently discovered Android spyware families employed by an advanced persistent threat (APT) group named Confucius.Active since 2013, this pro-India threat actor has been mainly focused on Pakistani and other South Asian targets, primarily with the help of desktop malware. For the
Publish At:2021-02-11 13:47 | Read:206 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus &

Old Iranian Spying Operation Resumes After Long Break

Following a two-year downtime, an Iran-linked cyberespionage operation has recommenced with new second-stage malware and with an updated variant of the Infy malware, according to joint research conducted by cybersecurity firms SafeBreach and Check Point.Evidence suggests the operation started as early as 2007 -- it was one of the earliest Iranian campaigns d
Publish At:2021-02-09 14:59 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Malware Malware

UN Experts: North Korea Using Cyber Attacks to Update Nukes

North Korea has modernized its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles by flaunting United Nations sanctions, using cyberattacks to help finance its programs and continuing to seek material and technology overseas for its arsenal, U.N. experts said.The panel of experts monitoring sanctions on the Northeast Asian nation said in a report sent to Security Counci
Publish At:2021-02-09 11:05 | Read:239 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime cyber

Over 1,200 Iranians Targeted in Domestic Surveillance Campaign

More than 1,200 Iranian citizens have been targeted in extensive cyber-surveillance operations backed by the Iranian government, researchers with cybersecurity firm Check Point report.The attacks, which Check Point refers to collectively as Domestic Kitten, have been ongoing for roughly four years, orchestrated by a threat actor tracked as APT-C-50, which ex
Publish At:2021-02-08 15:35 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Malware

Cisco Patches Critical Vulnerabilities in Small Business Routers, SD-WAN

Cisco this week released software updates to address multiple vulnerabilities across its product portfolio, including critical severity bugs in several small business VPN routers and SD-WAN products.The company warned that the web-based management interface of small business RV160, RV160W, RV260, RV260P, and RV260W VPN routers is affected by seven severe vul
Publish At:2021-02-04 17:59 | Read:263 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Mobile Security NEWS & IN

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