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The future of cyberconflicts

The ever-increasing role of technology in every aspect of our society has turned cybersecurity into a major sovereignty issue for all states. Due to their asymmetrical nature, offensive cyber-capabilities have been embraced by many countries that wouldn’t otherwise have the resources to compete on a military or economic level with the most powerful nat
Publish At:2020-12-18 06:06 | Read:340 | Comments:0 | Tags:Opinion Cyber espionage Cyber weapon Malware Nation State Sp

ICS threat predictions for 2021

We present our vision of what challenges industrial cybersecurity will soon be (or already is) facing, and what to expect from cybercriminals in 2021. Random infections Infections will tend to be less random or have non-random follow-ups, as cybercriminals have spent the past several years profiling randomly infected computers that are connected to industri
Publish At:2020-12-02 10:37 | Read:240 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Kaspersky Security Bulletin APT Cyber espionage Cyb

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

APT trends report Q3 2020

For more than three years, the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) at Kaspersky has been publishing quarterly summaries of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity. The summaries are based on our threat intelligence research and provide a representative snapshot of what we have published and discussed in greater detail in our private APT reports. They
Publish At:2020-11-03 08:30 | Read:387 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT reports Featured APT Chinese-speaking cybercrime Cyber e

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:431 | 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:498 | 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:580 | 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:538 | 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:587 | 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:755 | 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:696 | 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:702 | 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:622 | 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:556 | 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:692 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware Chi

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