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China-linked LightBasin group accessed calling records from telcos worldwide

China-linked cyberespionage group LightBasin hacked mobile telephone networks around the world and used specialized tools to access calling records. A China-linked hacking group, tracked as LightBasin (aka UNC1945), hacked mobile telephone networks around the globe and used specialized tools to access calling records and text messages from telecommunicati
Publish At:2021-10-20 11:44 | Read:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Iran-linked DEV-0343 APT target US and Israeli defense technology firms

DEV-0343: Iran-linked threat actors are targeting US and Israeli defense technology companies leveraging password spraying attacks. Researchers at Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) and Microsoft Digital Security Unit (DSU) uncovered a malicious activity cluster, tracked as DEV-0343, that is targeting the Office 365 tenants of US and Israeli de
Publish At:2021-10-11 18:20 | Read:481 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking DEV-0343 APT hacking

Donot Team targets a Togo prominent activist with Indian-made spyware

A Togolese human rights advocate was hit by mobile spyware that has been allegedly developed by an Indian firm called Innefu Labs. Researchers from Amnesty International have uncovered a cyberespionage campaign tracked as ‘Donot Team‘ (aka APT-C-35) which was orchestrated by threat actors in India and Pakistan. Experts believe the attackers u
Publish At:2021-10-11 11:44 | Read:479 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware APT hacking news

The Netherlands declares war on ransomware operations

The Dutch government will not tolerate ransomware attacks that could threaten national security, it will use intelligence or military services to curb them. The Dutch government announced that it will not tolerate cyberattacks that pose a risk to its national security and will employ intelligence or military services to counter them. Cyberespionage an
Publish At:2021-10-08 07:48 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Intelligence Securit

Telco service provider giant Syniverse had unauthorized access since 2016

Syniverse service provider discloses a security breach, threat actors have had access to its databases since 2016 and gained some customers’ credentials. Syniverse is a global company that provides technology and business services for a number of telecommunications companies as well as a variety of other multinational enterprises. The company is a p
Publish At:2021-10-05 07:48 | Read:409 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Intelligence Cyberespionag

German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) investigates Chinese mobile phones

German Federal Office for Information Security is launching an investigation into the cybersecurity of certain Chinese mobile phones. German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) is launching an investigation into the cybersecurity of mobile phones of certain Chinese manufacturers. The investigation was requested by both the SPD politician
Publish At:2021-09-27 04:58 | Read:354 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Mobile BSI Censorship Chinese mob

JSC GREC Makeyev and other Russian entities under attack

A cyberespionage campaign hit multiple Russian organizations, including JSC GREC Makeyev, a major defense contractor, exploiting a recently disclosed zero-day. Security researchers from Malwarebytes uncovered multiple attacks targeting many Russian organizations, including JSC GREC Makeyev, a company that develops liquid and solid fuel for Russia’s balli
Publish At:2021-09-26 08:54 | Read:565 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Cyberespion

European Union formally blames Russia for the GhostWriter operation

European Union representatives formally accused Russia of attempting to target the elections and political systems of several EU states. European Union has formally accused Russia of meddling in the elections and political systems of several EU states. EU high representative said that Russia-linked threat actors were behind a recent operation tracked as
Publish At:2021-09-25 04:58 | Read:656 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence disinformation

Large phishing campaign targets EMEA and APAC governments

Security researchers uncovered a large phishing campaign targeting multiple government departments in APAC and EMEA countries.  Researchers from cybersecurity firm Cyjax uncovered a large phishing campaign targeting multiple government departments in APAC and EMEA countries.  The phishing campaign has been ongoing since spring 2020 when the domains we
Publish At:2021-09-20 14:25 | Read:57 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Cybercrime hacking ne

Why Edward Snowden is urging users to stop using ExpressVPN?

The popular whistleblower Edward Snowden recommends customers of ExpressVPN VPN service to stop using it. Last week the Israeli cybersecurity firm Kape Technologies has acquired the industry’s leading virtual private networks ExpressVPN, as part of a $936 million deal. Kape announced that the acquisition will more than double its overall customer ba
Publish At:2021-09-19 08:54 | Read:534 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Edward Snowden ExpressVPN Hacking

Threat actor has been targeting the aviation industry since at least 2018

Security researchers from the Cisco Talos team uncovered a spear-phishing campaign targeting the aviation industry for two years avoiding detection. Security researchers from Cisco Talos uncovered a spear-phishing campaign targeting, dubbed Operation Layover, that targeted the aviation industry for two years without being detected. The experts believ
Publish At:2021-09-18 12:50 | Read:585 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Intelligence Malware aviation Hack

German Election body hit by a cyber attack

A spokesman for the authority running Germany’s September 26 general election confirmed that hackers briefly disrupted its website last month. Threat actors last month hit the website of the authority running Germany’s September 26 general election, reported AFP. According to a spokesman for the organization, the attack took place at the end
Publish At:2021-09-17 11:35 | Read:457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence hacking new

Three formers NSA employees fined for providing hacker-for-hire services to UAE firm

Three former NSA employees entered into a deferred prosecution agreement that restricts their future activities and employment and requires the payment of a penalty. Three former NSA employees (Marc Baier, 49, Ryan Adams, 34, and Daniel Gericke, 40) entered into a deferred prosecution agreement that restricts their future activities and employment. The
Publish At:2021-09-15 08:53 | Read:478 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Intelligence Security cyber mercenaries hacker-for-h

Grayfly APT uses recently discovered Sidewalk backdoor

Security researchers from Broadcom’s Symantec linked a previously undocumented backdoor to the Chinese Grayfly operation. Experts from Broadcom’s Symantec linked a previously undocumented backdoor to the Chinese Grayfly operation. In late August, ESET researchers uncovered the SideWalk backdoor that was employed by the Chine cyberespionage
Publish At:2021-09-10 11:35 | Read:593 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Experts confirmed that the networks of the United Nations were hacked earlier this year

The United Nations this week confirmed that its computer networks were hit by a cyberattack earlier this year, as first reported by Bloomberg. The United Nations on Thursday confirmed that its computer networks were hit by a cyberattack earlier this year. “We can confirm that unknown attackers were able to breach parts of the United Nations infrastruct
Publish At:2021-09-10 08:53 | Read:598 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Intelligence data breach h

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