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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:1429 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence DNC hack Ru

Latest Russia-linked APT28 campaign targeting security experts

Russian cyber espionage group APT28 targeted individuals with spear-phishing messages using documents referencing a NATO cybersecurity conference. Researchers with Cisco Talos have spotted a Russian cyber espionage group targeting individuals with spear-phishing messages using documents referencing a NATO cybersecurity conference. Experts attributed the atta
Publish At:2017-10-24 13:20 | Read:1112 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Adobe Flash APT2

APT28 group is rushing to exploit recent CVE-2017-11292 Flash 0-Day before users apply the patches

The APT28 group is trying to exploit the CVE-2017-11292 Flash zero-day before users receive patches or update their systems. Security experts at Proofpoint collected evidence of several malware campaigns, powered by the Russian APT28 group, that rely on a Flash zero-day vulnerability that Adobe patched earlier this week. According to the experts who observed
Publish At:2017-10-23 00:30 | Read:2188 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Adobe Flash CVE-2017

Zapad drills – Russia may have tested cyber weapons on Latvia

According to intelligence experts the recent Zapad drills conducted by Russia simulated an attack on all Baltic countries, it included the use of cyber weapons. Baltic and NATO officials claim Russia was behind outage in Latvia’s mobile communications network before Russia’s war games in September code-named Zapad. According to the expert, Russia may have te
Publish At:2017-10-06 11:30 | Read:1033 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Baltic region cyber weapon Hacki

CSE CybSec ZLAB Malware Analysis Report: APT28 Hospitality malware

The CSE CybSec Z-Lab Malware Lab analyzed the Hospitality malware used by the Russian APT28 group to target hotels in several European countries. The Russian hacker group APT28, also known as Sofacy or Fancy Bear, is believed to be behind a series of attacks in last July against travelers staying in hotels in Europe and Middle East. This attack is performed
Publish At:2017-10-05 17:05 | Read:1195 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware APT28 cyber espionag

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:1876 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence 2016 US

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:943 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Peter-Service Russia S

US Bans the Use of Kaspersky Software in Federal Agencies

We are living through one of the most precarious moments in international relations of the last several years. Threats of commercial warfare, espionage, and sanctions are constantly threatening to polarize two major world powers — the United States and Russia — and embroil them in perpetual conflict. This can no doubt have huge — and serious — consequences i
Publish At:2017-09-14 13:35 | Read:1027 | Comments:0 | Tags:News cyberwarfare kaspersky russia

Fancy Bears release data on soccer players’ TUE drug use and doping cases

Russia-linked hackers Fancy Bears claimed that around 160 football players failed drug tests in 2015, and 25 2010 World Cup players used doping medicines. A self-styled hacker group that calls itself Fancy Bears has set up the website fancybears.net to leak emails and medical records related to football players who used doping substances under a campaign dub
Publish At:2017-08-24 17:55 | Read:1238 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking APT28 cybe

Malware campaign targets Russian-Speaking companies with a new Backdoor

Trend Micro spotted a new espionage campaign that has been active for at least 2 months and that is targeting Russian-speaking firms with a new backdoor Security experts at Trend Micro have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign that has been active for at least two months and that is targeting Russian-speaking enterprises delivering a new Windows-based back
Publish At:2017-08-11 16:10 | Read:1546 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware backdoor malware Russia Squibl

Malware experts at ESET released a free tool for ICS Malware analysis

Security experts from ESET that spotted the Industroyer malware used against Ukraine’s power grid released a free tool for ICS Malware analysis ESET researchers Robert Lipovsky and Anton Cherepanov have released a free tool for the analysis of ICS malware. The security duo is the same that discovered the CrashOverride/Industroyer malware that targeted
Publish At:2017-07-28 04:35 | Read:1581 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware BlackEnergy critical infrastructure IC

Ovidiy Stealer a cheap and efficient infostealer offered for sale

A new infostealer malware dubbed Ovidiy Stealer was offered for sale by a Russia-speaking malware developer that goes online with the moniker “TheBottle.” TheBottle has advertised the malware on various cybercrime forums. The Ovidiy Stealer was first spotted in June 2017, according to the experts at security firm Proofpoint the malware is under d
Publish At:2017-07-14 18:40 | Read:1116 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware cyber criminal underground

A new massive attack allegedly based on Petwrap #ransomware hits organizations in several states

A new wave of cyber attacks is shocking the IT industry, a massive attack leveraging the Petwrap ransomware has infected systems across the world. A new wave of cyber attacks is shocking the IT industry, a few weeks after the WannaCry massive attack, security experts are facing a new threat that is rapidly spreading. Once again it is a ransomware that is in
Publish At:2017-06-27 21:35 | Read:839 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Hacking Perwrap ransomware ransomware

Comey hearing: Former FBI director talks about Russia interference in US Presidential Election

Former FBI Director Comey hearing: Comey Has ‘No Doubt’ on the Russia’s Involvement in cyber attacks against 2016 US Presidential Election.  James Comey today testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believes that Russia Government is behind the cyber attacks aimed to interfere with the 2016 US election. Former FBI Direc
Publish At:2017-06-08 17:10 | Read:998 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Comey hearing cyber espionage FBI

Russia-linked hacker group APT28 continues to target Montenegro

Once again, Montenegro was targeted by the Russia-linked hacker group APT28, according to the experts it is just the beginning. On June 5 Montenegro officially joined NATO alliance despite the strong opposition from Russian Government that threatened to retaliate. Cybersecurity experts believe that a new wave of attacks from the cyberspace will hit the state
Publish At:2017-06-07 22:45 | Read:1575 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking DDoS Information War

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