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GravityRAT: The spy returns

In 2018, researchers at Cisco Talos published a post on the spyware GravityRAT, used to target the Indian armed forces. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) first discovered the Trojan in 2017. Its creators are believed to be Pakistani hacker groups. According to our information, the campaign has been active since at least 2015, and previous
Publish At:2020-10-19 06:59 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Research Cyber espionage Phishing Phishing websites

Belgium telecom operators Proximus and Orange drop Huawei

Major Belgium’s telecom operator Proximus announced on Friday that it will gradually replace its equipment from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. One of the major Belgium telecom operator Proximus announced on Friday that it will gradually replace its equipment from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The company will replace the network equipment
Publish At:2020-10-10 04:36 | Read:213 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Security China cyber espi

SLOTHFULMEDIA RAT, a new weapon in the arsenal of a sophisticated threat actor

U.S. DoD and the DHS CISA agency published a malware analysis report for a new malware variant tracked as SLOTHFULMEDIA The U.S. Department of Defense’s Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have published a malware analysis report that provides technical detai
Publish At:2020-10-05 07:36 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware Reports CISA cyber espiona

An overview of targeted attacks and APTs on Linux

Perhaps unsurprisingly, a lot has been written about targeted attacks on Windows systems. Windows is, due to its popularity, the platform for which we discover most APT attack tools. At the same time, there’s a widely held opinion that Linux is a secure-by-default operating system that isn’t susceptible to malicious code. It’s certainly tru
Publish At:2020-09-10 06:04 | Read:259 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Publications APT Cyber espionage Linux Targeted Att

Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT contacts targets via WhatsApp, LinkedIn

The Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT group leveraged on WhatsApp and LinkedIn to carry out phishing attacks, researchers warn. Clearsky security researchers revealed that Iran-linked Charming Kitten APT group is using WhatsApp and LinkedIn to conduct spear-phishing attacks. Iran-linked Charming Kitten group, (aka APT35, Phosphorus,&n
Publish At:2020-08-28 15:25 | Read:351 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

CISA’s MAR warns of North Korean BLINDINGCAN RAT

US CISA published an alert related to a new North Korean malware, dubbed BLINDINGCAN, used in attacks on the US defense and aerospace sectors. The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published a Malware Analysis Report (MAR) that includes technical details about a new strain of malware, tracked as BLINDINGCAN, that was attribute
Publish At:2020-08-20 04:43 | Read:378 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware BLINDINGCAN cyber espion

Trump says he will ban popular Chinese video app TikTok in the US

President Donald Trump announced that he plans to ban the popular short video app TikTok from operating in the US as early as Saturday. President Donald Trump has announced he is going to ban the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok in the US. The US President is ready to sign an executive order as early as Saturday to block the popular application
Publish At:2020-08-01 07:03 | Read:361 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Mobile China cyber espionage Hack

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:387 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Laws and regula

Operation North Star – North-Korea hackers targeted US defense and aerospace companies

North Korea-linked hackers continue to be very active in this period, researchers reported a campaign aimed at the US defense and aerospace sectors. Security experts from McAfee uncovered a new cyber-espionage campaign carried out by North Korean hackers that targeted the US defense and aerospace sectors. Threat actors used fake job offers to deceive empl
Publish At:2020-07-30 15:58 | Read:358 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence cyber espio

U.S. experts claim China-linked hackers have infiltrated Vatican networks

U.S. cybersecurity firm revealed that China-linked hackers have infiltrated Vatican computer networks ahead of talks. China-linked hackers have infiltrated the Vatican computer networks, reads a report published by the U.S. cybersecurity firm Recorded Future that focuses on the analysis of nation-state actors. According to the experts, the cyber espion
Publish At:2020-07-29 12:57 | Read:353 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking cyber espionage Vatican

FBI warns US companies on the use of Chinese Tax Software

The FBI has issued an alert to warn US organizations of the risk associated with the use of Chinese tax software that could be infected with malware. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert to inform organizations in the United States of the risk associated with the use of Chinese tax software. The alert aims at informing US companies i
Publish At:2020-07-28 17:40 | Read:452 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware Chi

Huawei faces 5G ban from British’s 5G network within months

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is going to ban the use of equipment from the Chinese tech giant Huawei in Britain’s 5G network, reported The Daily Telegraph. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to begin phasing out the use of network equipment manufactured by the Chinese tech giant Huawei in the UK’s 5G network as little as six months, The D
Publish At:2020-07-05 10:18 | Read:636 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Mobile Security 5G

Nation-state actors target Australia, Government warns

A state-based actor is launching cyber attacks against government, public services and businesses, Australia ‘s prime minister said. Australia ‘s prime minister Scott Morrison said that a “state-based actor” is targeting government, public services, and businesses. Warning Australians of “specific risks” and an incre
Publish At:2020-06-19 07:46 | Read:550 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Australia China cyb

Dark Basin, a hack-for-hire group that remained under the radar for 7 years

A hack-for-hire group tracked as Dark Basin targeted thousands of journalists, advocacy groups, and politicians worldwide over 7 years. Researchers from Citizen Lab uncovered the operations of a hack-for-hire group tracked as Dark Basin that targeted thousands of journalists, elected and senior government officials, advocacy groups, and hedge funds worldw
Publish At:2020-06-11 10:35 | Read:435 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking belltrox cyber espionage c

Ke3chang hacking group adds new Ketrum malware to its arsenal

The Ke3chang hacking group added a new malware dubbed Ketrum to its arsenal, it borrows portions of code and features from older backdoors. The Ke3chang hacking group (aka APT15, Vixen Panda, Playful Dragon, and Royal APT) has developed new malware dubbed Ketrum by borrowing parts of the source code and features from their older Ketrican and Okrum backdoo
Publish At:2020-05-28 06:51 | Read:623 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Malware APT15 China cyber espionag

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