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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:184 | 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:150 | 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:112 | 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:208 | 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:119 | 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:183 | 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:164 | 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:198 | 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:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Malware Animal Farm Babar Casper

Chinese cyber security law will allow China to use zero-day knowledge for its intelligence

According to the Chinese Cyber Security law, the information obtained by the CNNVD could be used in intelligence operations. The new Chinese cyber security law will allow the Government to analyze the source code and any intellectual property of foreign tech companies working in the country. The Chinese cyber security law was focused on the protection of Chi
Publish At:2017-09-04 13:00 | Read:236 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations China Chinese Cyber Secur

WikiLeaks – CIA used the AngelFire implant infect systems running Windows OSs

A new batch of documents from CIA Vault 7 leaks revealed details about a new implant dubbed AngelFire used to infect systems running Windows OSs. A new batch of documents from Vault 7 leaks revealed details about a new implant, dubbed AngelFire that was used by CIA agents to infect systems running Windows OS. AngelFire was part of the CIA arsenal, the hackin
Publish At:2017-08-31 16:20 | Read:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence AngelFire CIA Vault 7 Wik

APT group leverage Gazer backdoor to spy on embassies and consular operations

Security researchers at ESET have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign targeting embassies and consular operations with new Gazer Backdoor. Security researchers at ESET have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign targeting embassies, consulates, and ministries worldwide. Hackers leverage a new backdoor dubbed Gazer to spy on governments and diplomats. The
Publish At:2017-08-31 00:10 | Read:420 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber Crime Hacking Intelligence cyber espionage Gazer b

India and Pakistan hit by state-sponsored cyber espionage campaign

The security firm Symantec has discovered another cyber espionage campaign against India and Pakistan which is likely to be state-sponsored. Security experts at Symantec have uncovered a sustained cyber spying campaign against Indian and Pakistani entities involved in regional security issues. The nature of the targets and the threat actors’ techniques
Publish At:2017-08-29 08:25 | Read:342 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

WikiLeaks – CIA used ExpressLane to covertly collect data from liaison intel services

WikiLeaks – CIA used ExpressLane to covertly collect data from liaison intel services, including FBI, DHS and the NSA, to gather data from their systems. WikiLeaks has published another batch of documents from Vault 7 leak, that details how the CIA spies on other intelligence agencies, including FBI, DHS and the NSA, to gather data from their systems
Publish At:2017-08-24 17:55 | Read:239 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence CIA ExpressLane Vault 7 W

New Snowden Docs reveal the NSA spy hub Pine Gap in Australia

A news batch of documents leaked by Snowden has revealed a US facility in Australia for covertly monitoring communications and supporting drone missions A news batch of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has revealed a United States facility located in Australia’s Northern Territory for covertly monitoring wireless communication
Publish At:2017-08-21 16:10 | Read:337 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Drone Edward Snowden Hacking Join

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