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Winnti APT continues to target game developers in Russia and abroad

A Chinese Threat actor targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with a previously undocumented backdoor, experts warn. Cybersecurity researchers from Positive Technologies have uncovered a series of attacks conducted by a Chinese threat actor that aimed at organizations in Russia and Hong Kong. Experts attribute the attacks to the China-linked Winnt
Publish At:2021-01-15 11:48 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT41 backdoor China

SolarWinds hackers had access to roughly 3% of US DOJ O365 mailboxes

The US DoJ revealed that threat actors behind the SolarWinds attack have gained access to roughly 3% of the department’s O365 mailboxes. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) published a press release to confirm that the threat actors behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack were able to access thousands of mailboxes of its employees. “On Dec
Publish At:2021-01-06 19:50 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Intelligence DoJ hacking n

FBI, CISA, ODNI and NSA blames Russia for SolarWinds hack

A joint statement issued by US security agencies confirmed that Russia was likely the origin of the SolarWinds supply chain attack. The US agencies FBI, CISA, ODNI, and the NSA released a joint statement that blames Russia for the SolarWinds supply chain attack. On behalf of President Trump, the four agencies were part of the task force Cyber Unified C
Publish At:2021-01-05 21:42 | Read:193 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence CISA FBI hacking news inf

All-source intelligence: reshaping an old tool for future challenges

An enhanced version of the old all-source intelligence discipline could serve the purpose. By Boris Giannetto Hybrid, interconnected and complex threats require hybrid, interconnected and complex tools. An enhanced version of the old all-source intelligence discipline could serve the purpose. Today’s society hinges on technologies and they will have
Publish At:2020-12-18 09:06 | Read:224 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Hacking hacking news information security news Inte

Russia-linked APT28 uses COVID-19 lures to deliver Zebrocy malware

Russia-link cyberespionage APT28 leverages COVID-19 as phishing lures to deliver the Go version of their Zebrocy (or Zekapab) malware. Russia-linked APT28 is leveraging COVID-19 as phishing lures in a new wave of attacks aimed at distributing the Go version of their Zebrocy (or Zekapab) malware. The APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sofacy Group
Publish At:2020-12-10 10:00 | Read:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT28 c

European Medicines Agency targeted by cyber attack

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced it has been targeted by a cyber attack. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced it has been targeted by a cyber attack. The EMA did not provide technical details about the attack, nor whether it will have an impact on its operations while it is evaluating and approving COVID-19 vaccines. “EMA ha
Publish At:2020-12-09 18:24 | Read:149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence COVID-19 EM

Top cybersecurity firm FireEye hacked by a nation-state actor

The cyber security giant FireEye announced that it was hacked by nation-state actors, likely Russian state-sponsored hackers. The cybersecurity firm FireEye is one of the most prominent cybersecurity firms, it provides products and services to government agencies and companies worldwide. The company made the headlines because it was the victim of
Publish At:2020-12-08 19:31 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Intelligence FireEye hacki

Russia-linked hackers actively exploit CVE-2020-4006 VMware flaw, NSA warns

The National Security Agency (NSA) warns that Russia-linked hackers are exploiting a recently patched VMware flaw in a cyberespionage campaign. The US National Security Agency has published a security alert warning that Russian state-sponsored hackers are exploiting the recently patched CVE-2020-4006 VMware flaw to steal sensitive information from their t
Publish At:2020-12-07 15:42 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence hacking news informat

Russia-linked APT Turla used a new malware toolset named Crutch

Russian-linked cyberespionage group Turla employed a new malware toolset, named Crutch, in targeted attacks aimed at high-profile targets. Russian-linked APT group Turla has used a previously undocumented malware toolset, named Crutch, in cyberespionage campaigns aimed at high-profile targets, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of a European Union
Publish At:2020-12-02 18:42 | Read:234 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

APT groups targets US Think Tanks, CISA, FBI warn

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and FBI are warning of attacks carried out by threat actors against United States think tanks. APT groups continue to target United States think tanks, the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warn. The work of US think tanks has a gre
Publish At:2020-12-02 14:48 | Read:340 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence CISA hacking news inf

UK gov bans new Huawei equipment installs after Sept 2021

The British government will ban the installation of new Huawei equipment in the 5G networks of Wireless carriers after September 2021. The British government will not allow the installation of new Huawei equipment in the 5G networks of Wireless carriers after September 2021. The decision to ban the Chinese giant from the building of the 5G networks was
Publish At:2020-12-01 07:36 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Huawei Intelligence UK

Threat actor shared a list of 49,577 IPs vulnerable Fortinet VPNs

A threat actor has published online a list of one-line exploits to steal VPN credentials from over 49,000 vulnerable Fortinet VPNs. A threat actor, who goes online with the moniker “pumpedkicks,” has leaked online a list of exploits that could be exploited to steal VPN credentials from almost 50,000 Fortinet VPN devices. Researchers from Ba
Publish At:2020-11-22 16:54 | Read:355 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Hacking Intelligence

UK reveals new National Cyber Force to improve offensive cyber capabilities

The new National Cyber Force (NCF) is working to improve UK’s offensive cyber capabilities to disrupt adversaries and keep the UK safe. UK Prime Minister, in a speech on defence spending, announced the GCHQ and Ministry of Defence (MoD) partnership aimed at conducting offensive cyber operations to disrupt hostile nation-state operations, terrorists, and c
Publish At:2020-11-21 09:42 | Read:431 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Security GCHQ Hacki

Nation-state actors from Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea target Canada

Canada Centre for Cyber Security warns of risks related to state-sponsored programs from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea. A report published by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, titled “National Cyber Threat Assessment 2020,” warns of risks associated with state-sponsored operations from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea. The
Publish At:2020-11-19 18:42 | Read:404 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Canada Chin

Chinese APT FunnyDream targets a South East Asian government

Researchers spotted a new China-linked APT, tracked as FunnyDream that already infected more than 200 systems across Southeast Asia. Security experts at BitDefender have uncovered a new China-linked cyber espionage group, tracked as FunnyDream that has already infected more than 200 systems across Southeast Asia over the past two years. According to Ka
Publish At:2020-11-17 12:37 | Read:375 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware backdoor Chin

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