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FSB warns Russian businesses of cyber attacks as retaliation for SolarWinds hack

Russian authorities are alerting Russian organizations of potential cyberattacks launched by the United States in response to SolarWinds attack. The Russian intelligence agency FSB has issued a security alert this week warning Russian organizations of potential cyberattacks launched by the United States in response to the SolarWinds supply chain attack.
Publish At:2021-01-22 19:18 | Read:95 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare FSB Hacking hacking news informa

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

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:245 | 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

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:424 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Canada Chin

US Cyber Command details implants used in attacks on parliaments and embassies

US Cyber Command published technical details on malware implants used by Russia-linked APTs on multiple parliaments, embassies US Cyber Command shared technical details about malware implants employed by Russian hacking groups in attacks against multiple ministries of foreign affairs, national parliaments, and embassies. Experts from the US Cyber Comma
Publish At:2020-10-29 18:20 | Read:367 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Russia-linked Turla APT hacked European government organization

Russia-linked APT Turla has hacked into the systems of an undisclosed European government organization according to Accenture. According to a report published by Accenture Cyber Threat Intelligence (ACTI), Russia-linked cyber-espionage group Turla has hacked into the systems of an undisclosed European government organization. The Turla APT group (aka S
Publish At:2020-10-29 07:53 | Read:468 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware backdoor info

US Treasury imposes sanctions on a Russian research institute behind Triton malware

US Treasury Department announced sanctions against Russia’s Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics behind Triton malware. The US Treasury Department announced sanctions against a Russian research institute for its alleged role in the development of the Triton malware. “Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Offi
Publish At:2020-10-24 10:53 | Read:542 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking ICS-SCADA Malware hackin

FBI and CISA joint alert blames Russia’s Energetic Bear APT for US government networks hack

The US government declared that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government networks and exfiltrated data. A joint security advisory published by The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) revealed that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government net
Publish At:2020-10-23 07:35 | Read:549 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking Intellig

U.S. Charges Russia GRU Intelligence Officers for notorious attacks, including NotPetya

The U.S. DoJ announced charges against six Russian intelligence officers for their role in several major cyberattacks carried out over the last years. The U.S. Department of Justice announced charges against six members of Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency for their alleged role in several major cyberattacks conducted over the past years.
Publish At:2020-10-20 05:29 | Read:574 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Russian national Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin sentenced to 88 months in prison

Russian national Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin was sentenced to 88 months in prison for hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring in 2012. The Russian national Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin was sentenced to 88 months in prison in the United States for hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring in 2012. Let’s summarize the criminal activities
Publish At:2020-09-30 14:28 | Read:546 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cybercrime DropBox hacker

Putin proposes new information security collaboration to US, including no-hack pact for election

Putin is proposing a new cyber security collaboration with the United States, including a no-hack pact for the upcoming Presidential election. Russian Government has published a statement by President Vladimir Putin that proposes to the United States a comprehensive program of measures for restoring the Russia – US cooperation in information security.
Publish At:2020-09-30 10:02 | Read:376 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking 2020 Presidential election cyber secur

EU has imposed sanctions on foreign actors for the first time ever

For the first-ever time, the EU has imposed economical sanctions on Russia, China, and North Korea following cyber-attacks aimed at the EU and its member states. The Council of the European Union announced sanctions imposed on a Russia-linked military espionage unit, as well as companies operating for Chinese and North Korean threat actors that launched c
Publish At:2020-07-31 06:00 | Read:731 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Laws and regula

Russian telco Rostelecom hijacks traffic for IT giants, including Google, Amazon and Facebook

Russian telco operator Rostelecom was involved in BGP hijacking incident that impacted hundreds of CDNs and cloud providers last week. Last week, Russia’s state-owned telco Rostelecom was involved in an apparent incident that hijacked the traffic for more than 200 content delivery networks (CDNs) and cloud hosting providers, including giants like Go
Publish At:2020-04-06 17:16 | Read:1127 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security hacking news information security new

Russia’s FSB wanted its own IoT botnet

byDanny BradburyIf you thought the Mirai botnet was bad, what about a version under the control of Russia’s military that it could point like an electronic cannon at people it didn’t like? That’s the prospect we could face after the reported emergence of secret Russian project documents online last week.The documents, which come from hackin
Publish At:2020-03-24 09:55 | Read:1158 | Comments:0 | Tags:Botnet Denial of Service Government security IoT Machine Lea

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