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Microsoft disrupts SEABORGIUM ’s ongoing phishing operations

Microsoft disrupted a hacking operation linked conducted by Russia-linked APT SEABORGIUM aimed at NATO countries. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has disrupted activity by SEABORGIUM (aka ColdRiver, TA446), a Russia-linked threat actor that is behind a persistent hacking campaign targeting people and organizations in NATO countries. M
Publish At:2022-08-15 18:09 | Read:71 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Cyberes

Ex Twitter employee found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabian government

A former Twitter employee was found guilty of spying on certain Twitter users for Saudi Arabia. A former Twitter employee, Ahmad Abouammo (44), was found guilty of gathering private information of certain Twitter users and passing them to Saudi Arabia. “Ahmad Abouammo, a US resident born in Egypt, was found guilty by a jury Tuesday of charges inc
Publish At:2022-08-11 02:05 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Intelligence Security Social Netwo

Chinese actors behind attacks on industrial enterprises and public institutions

China-linked threat actors targeted dozens of industrial enterprises and public institutions in Afghanistan and Europe. In January 2022, researchers at Kaspersky ICS CERT uncovered a series of targeted attacks on military industrial enterprises and public institutions in Afghanistan and East Europe. The attackers breached dozens of enterprises and in s
Publish At:2022-08-09 11:10 | Read:170 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Cyberes

Greek intelligence service used surveillance malware to spy on a journalist, Reuters reports

Greek intelligence admitted it had spied on a journalist, while citizens ask the government to reveal the use of surveillance malware. The head of the Greek intelligence told a parliamentary committee that they had spied on a journalist with surveillance malware, Reuters reported citing two sources present. The revelation comes while media and journali
Publish At:2022-08-06 17:33 | Read:269 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Malware Greek intelligence Hackin

New Woody RAT used in attacks aimed at Russian entities

An unknown threat actor is targeting Russian organizations with a new remote access trojan called Woody RAT. Malwarebytes researchers observed an unknown threat actor targeting Russian organizations with a new remote access trojan called Woody RAT. The attackers were delivering the malware using archive files and Microsoft Office documents exploiting the
Publish At:2022-08-04 15:20 | Read:261 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Intelligence Malware Security Hacking hack

Austria investigates DSIRF firm for allegedly developing Subzero spyware 

Austria is investigating a report that an Austrian firm DSIRF developed spyware targeting law firms, banks and consultancies. At the end of July, Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) and the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) researchers linked a threat group known as Knotweed to an Austrian surveillance firm named DSIRF, known for using mu
Publish At:2022-08-02 05:26 | Read:496 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Malware Austria Hacking hacking n

European firm DSIRF behind the attacks with Subzero surveillance malware

Microsoft linked a private-sector offensive actor (PSOA) to attacks using multiple zero-day exploits for its Subzero malware. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) and the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) researchers linked a threat group known as Knotweed to an Austrian surveillance firm named DSIRF, known for using multiple Windows a
Publish At:2022-07-28 08:10 | Read:275 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Malware DSIRF Hacking hacking new

U.S. increased rewards for info on North Korea-linked threat actors to $10 million

The U.S. State Department increased rewards for information on any North Korea-linked threat actors to $10 million. In April 2020, the U.S. Departments of State, the Treasury, and Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a joint advisory that is warning organizations worldwide about the ‘significant cyber threat’ posed
Publish At:2022-07-26 15:20 | Read:307 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Intelligence Security Hacking information

Is APT28 behind the STIFF#BIZON attacks attributed to North Korea-linked APT37?

North Korea-linked APT37 group targets high-value organizations in the Czech Republic, Poland, and other countries. Researchers from the Securonix Threat Research (STR) team have uncovered a new attack campaign, tracked as STIFF#BIZON, targeting high-value organizations in multiple countries, including Czech Republic, and Poland. The researchers attribute
Publish At:2022-07-24 10:00 | Read:473 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware Security APT2

Candiru surveillance spyware DevilsTongue exploited Chrome Zero-Day to target journalists

The spyware developed by Israeli surveillance firm Candiru exploited recently fixed CVE-2022-2294 Chrome zero-day in attacks on journalists. Researchers from the antivirus firm Avast reported that the DevilsTongue spyware, developed, by Israeli surveillance firm Candiru, was used in attacks against journalists in the Middle East and exploited recently fi
Publish At:2022-07-22 05:26 | Read:424 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware Candiru CVE-2022-

Belgium claims China-linked APT groups hit its ministries

The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belgium blames multiple China-linked threat actors for attacks against The country’s defense and interior ministries. The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belgium revealed that multiple China-linked APT groups targeted the country’s defense and interior ministries. “Belgium exposes maliciou
Publish At:2022-07-20 02:04 | Read:266 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Belgium

Russia-linked APT29 relies on Google Drive, Dropbox to evade detection

Russia-linked threat actors APT29 are using the Google Drive cloud storage service to evade detection. Palo Alto Networks researchers reported that the Russia-linked APT29 group, tracked by the researchers as Cloaked Ursa, started using the Google Drive cloud storage service to evade detection. The Russia-linked APT29 group (aka SVR,&nbs
Publish At:2022-07-19 10:00 | Read:331 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT29 D

Former CIA employee Joshua Schulte was convicted of Vault 7 massive leak

Former CIA programmer, Joshua Schulte, was convicted in a US federal court of the 2017 leak of a massive leak to WikiLeaks. The former CIA programmer Joshua Schulte (33) was found guilty in New York federal court of stealing the agency’s hacking tools and leaking them to WikiLeaks in 2017. The huge trove of data, called “Vault 7,” exposed the hacking
Publish At:2022-07-14 09:24 | Read:396 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence CIA hacking news information secu

The President of European Central Bank Christine Lagarde targeted by hackers

Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, was the target of a failed hacking attempt. The European Central Bank confirmed that its President, Christine Lagarde, was the target of a failed hacking attempt. The European Central Bank revealed that the hacking attempt took place recently, but the good news it that its experts were able
Publish At:2022-07-12 18:08 | Read:417 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence ECB European Central Bank

China-linked APT Bronze Starlight deploys ransomware as a smokescreen

China-linked APT Bronze Starlight is deploying post-intrusion ransomware families as a diversionary action to its cyber espionage operations. Researchers from Secureworks reported that a China-linked APT group, tracked as Bronze Starlight (APT10), is deploying post-intrusion ransomware families to cover up the cyber espionage operations. The experts ob
Publish At:2022-06-26 09:59 | Read:1123 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Bronze Starlight Chin

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