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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

New Dutch legal framework could cause Mozilla to take off the Dutch CA from its trust list.

Mozilla would remove the Dutch CA, the CA of the Staat de Nederlanden, from its trust list due to the new national legal framework. The Dutch Information and Security Services Act will come into force in January 2018 and one of the main effects of the new legal framework is that country’s certificate authority, CA of the Staat de Nederlanden, could be
Publish At:2017-10-31 06:55 | Read:273 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Intelligence Certification

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

Assemblyline – Canada’s CSE intelligence Agency releases its malware analysis tool

Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE) intel agency has released the source code for one of its malware analysis tools dubbed Assemblyline. The Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE) intelligence agency has released the source code for one of its malware detection and analysis tools dubbed Assemblyline. The Assemblyline tool is wr
Publish At:2017-10-22 06:05 | Read:369 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware Assemblyline Cana

A leaked document raises a doubt about NSA knew the #Krack attack since 2010

An NSA leaked document about the BADDECISION hacking tool raises the doubt about National Security Agency knew the Krack attack since 2010. Security experts are questioning the NSA about the recently disclosed Krack attack the allows an attacker to decrypt information included in protected WPA2 traffic. Security experts believe that the National Security Age
Publish At:2017-10-22 06:05 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence BADDECISION cyber espiona

Russian spies pilfered data from NSA Contractor’s home PC running a Kaspersky AV

Russian hackers allegedly exploited Kaspersky AV to hack into NSA contractor and steal the NSA exploit code. It complicates Kaspersky’s position. Anonymous sources have claimed Russian intelligence extracted NSA exploits from a US government contractor’s home PC using Kaspersky Lab software. Sources told the Wall Street Journal that a malicious c
Publish At:2017-10-06 11:30 | Read:395 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware antivirus cyber e

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

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

Wikileaks Spy File Russia – the surveillance apparatus implemented by firm Peter-Service

Wikileaks releases a new batch of documents that claim to detail the Russia mass surveillance apparatus implemented with the help of firm Peter-Service. Wikileaks has released a batch of documents, dubbed Spy File Russia, that detail the surveillance infrastructure implemented by Russia. The Kremlin’s surveillance apparatus allows the Russian agencies
Publish At:2017-09-20 07:30 | Read:267 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Peter-Service Russia S

[SANS ISC] Getting some intelligence from malspam

I published the following diary on isc.sans.org: “Getting some intelligence from malspam“. Many of us are receiving a lot of malspam every day. By “malspam”, I mean spam messages that contain a malicious document. This is one of the classic infection vectors today and aggressive campaigns are started every week. Usually, most of them
Publish At:2017-09-18 08:05 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Security Splunk Intelligence SANS ISC

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

Kaspersky Lab solutions banned from US government agencies

The US Department of Homeland security banned government agencies for using software products developed by Kaspersky Lab Bad news for security firm Kaspersky, the US Department of Homeland security banned government agencies for using software products developed by Kaspersky Labs. The ban was the response to the concerns about possible ties between Kaspersky
Publish At:2017-09-14 03:50 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Security

WikiLeaks revealed Project Protego, a secret CIA Missile Control System Project for fighters

WikiLeaks has published a new batch of documents that details the Project Protego, a secret CIA Missile Control System Project for fighters Another week, another batch of CIA Vault7 leaks was published by Wikileaks. This time the documents provide details about the Project Protego, a CIA Secret Missile Control System. WikiLeaks published four secret docume
Publish At:2017-09-07 16:17 | Read:329 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Intelligence CIA cyber espionage H

Experts spotted a 2007 variant of Babar, the spyware allegedly used by French Intelligence

Malware researchers at Palo Alto Networks have spotted a 2007 variant of Babar, a strain of malware likely designed by the French Intelligence. In March 2015, researchers detected Babar for the first time, analysis led them into believing it was a product of the French intelligence. According to the experts, Babar malware was used by the General Directorate
Publish At:2017-09-07 16:15 | Read:284 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Malware Animal Farm Babar Casper

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