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IDF soldiers tricked into installing malicious apps by Hamas operatives posing as attractive women

Israeli Force (IDF) announced it has thwarted an attempt by the Hamas militant group to hack soldiers’ phones by posing as attractive women on social media. Israeli Defence Force (IDF) announced it has thwarted an attempt by the Hamas militant group to hack soldiers’ mobile devices by posing as attractive women on social media and instant messaging apps
Publish At:2020-02-17 07:37 | Read:18 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Mobile Espionage

US administration requests $9.8B for cyber 2021 budget for the Department of Defense

The US administration requested $9.8 billion for cyber in next year’s budget for the Department of Defense, the amount is the same as last year. The US administration requested $9.8 billion for cyber operations in next year’s budget for the Department of Defense, a data that confirms the strategic importance of the fifth domain of the warfare
Publish At:2020-02-16 18:25 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Security Department of Defense i

MoleRATs APT group targets Palestinian territories

Security experts uncovered a new cyberespionage campaign conducted by one of the Gaza Cybergang groups (aka MoleRATs) targeting the Middle East. Experts from the Cybereason Nocturnus team have uncovered a cyber espionage campaign allegedly carried out by one of the Gaza Cybergang groups (aka MoleRATs).  MoleRATs is an Arabic-speaking, politically motiv
Publish At:2020-02-15 17:31 | Read:245 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Gaza cyberga

Crypto AG was spied for US, German intelligence agencies for decades

Swiss authorities are investigating into allegations the company Crypto AG, a Switzerland-based maker of encryption devices, was a front company for the CIA and German intelligence. According to a joint report published by Germany’s ZDF public broadcaster and The Washington Post the Swiss-based firm Crypto AG was operating for CIA and the German Intellige
Publish At:2020-02-12 10:53 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Digital ID Intelligence Crypto A

Chinese Military personnel charged with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax

The United States Department of Justice charged 4 Chinese military hackers with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax. The United States Department of Justice officially charged 4 members of the China’s PLA’s 54th Research Institute, a division of the Chinese military, with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax. The four members of
Publish At:2020-02-10 21:59 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Chinese PLA Cyberespiona

Malaysia’s MyCERT warns cyber espionage campaign carried out by APT40

Malaysia’s MyCERT issued a security alert to warn of a hacking campaign targeting government officials that was carried out by the China-linked APT40 group. Malaysia’s Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT) warns of a cyber espionage campaign carried out by the China-linked APT40 group aimed at Malaysian government officials. The attacke
Publish At:2020-02-10 07:12 | Read:152 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Malware China Espionage Hacking hacking ne

Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten targets journalists, political and human rights activists

Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten has been targeting journalists, political and human rights activists in a new campaign. Researchers from Certfa Lab reports have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign carried out by Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten that has been targeting journalists, political and human rights activists. Iran-linked Cha
Publish At:2020-02-09 10:43 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Security Charming Ki

Japanese defense contractors Pasco and Kobe Steel disclose security breaches

Japanese defense contractors Pasco and Kobe Steel have disclosed security breaches that they have suffered back in 2016 and 2018. Pasco is Japan’s largest geospatial provider and Kobe Steel is one of the major steel manufacturers. Just last week, Japan’s Ministry of Defense announced in addition to Mitsubishi Electric and the NEC defense business division
Publish At:2020-02-09 10:43 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking China cyber

The number of cyber attacks on Saudi Aramco is increasing

Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company, revealed that it has seen an increase in attempted cyber attacks since the Q4 2019. The energy industry is under attack, Saudi Aramco announced it has seen an increase in attempted cyber attacks since the final quarter of 2019. The data is alarming, even if the petroleum giant con
Publish At:2020-02-09 10:43 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Malware info

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:4404 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence DNC hack Ru

Gaza Cybergang is back, it leverages new tools against new targets

Gaza Cybergang threat actor it is back again, this time it is targeting organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Gaza Cybergang is a threat actor that is believed to be linked to the Palestinian organization Hamas, it is back again targeting organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. According to the experts from
Publish At:2017-10-31 06:55 | Read:4809 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware

UK Government links the WannaCry attack that crippled NHS to North Korea

UK Government blamed North Korea for the WannaCry attack that affected a third of English hospitals. “This attack, we believe quite strongly that it came from a foreign state,” Ben Wallace, a junior minister for security, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. “North Korea was the state that we believe was involved in this worldwide atta
Publish At:2017-10-27 15:05 | Read:2997 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware hospitals m

Kaspersky: Hackers used backdoored MS Office key-gen to steal NSA exploits

According to Kaspersky, the PC was hacked after the NSA employee installed a backdoored key generator for a pirated copy of Microsoft Office. More details emerge from the story of the hack of the Kaspersky antivirus that allowed Russian intelligence to stole secret exploits from the personal PC of the NSA staffer. The PC was hacked after the NSA employee ins
Publish At:2017-10-26 20:40 | Read:4038 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware Equ

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:3186 | 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:5282 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Adobe Flash CVE-2017

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