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Oil-and-Gas Specialist APT Pivots to U.S. Power Plants

Researchers say that physically disruptive attacks aren't imminent, but an increased focus on U.S. electrical-grid operators doesn't bode well.

By |2020-01-10T07:58:37-05:00January 10th, 2020|apt, Critical Infrastructure, cyberattack, dragos report, electric companies, Electrical grid, expansion, Hacks, magnallium, North America, oil and gas, parisite, physically disruptive, power plants, Trisis|Comments Off on Oil-and-Gas Specialist APT Pivots to U.S. Power Plants

Lazarus APT Collaborates with Trickbot’s Anchor Project

An unprecedented connection between the North Korean APT and the crimeware giant spells trouble for global banks and other cybercrime targets.

By |2019-12-11T08:00:32-05:00December 11th, 2019|Anchor Project, apt, banking trojan, banks, connection, Crimeware, cybercrime, cybercriminals, Lazarus, Malware, North Korea, SentinelLabs, SentinelOne, TrickBot, WannaCry, Web Security|Comments Off on Lazarus APT Collaborates with Trickbot’s Anchor Project

Stealthy MacOS Malware Tied to Lazarus APT

Researcher discovered a MacOS trojan hiding behind a fake crypto trading platform believed to be the work of the state-sponsored North Korean hackers behind WannaCry.

By |2019-12-06T09:00:51-05:00December 6th, 2019|apt, crypto jacking, Cryptocurrency, cyber attack, cybercrime, cybercriminals, Dinesh Devadoss, Lazarus Group, macOS, Malware, North Korea, Patrick Wardle, state-sponsored actors, WannaCry|Comments Off on Stealthy MacOS Malware Tied to Lazarus APT

Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch DDoS Attacks

Attacks are targeting international companies in the financial sector, demanding that victims pay ransom in Bitcoin.

By |2019-10-28T08:58:26-04:00October 28th, 2019|apt, Bitcoin, DDoS, Election, Election Hacking, Fancy Bear, financial sector, Group-IB, impersonation, Juniper Networks, Link11, Malware, Radware, ransom, russia, Web Security|Comments Off on Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch DDoS Attacks

Iran-Linked ‘Charming Kitten’ Touts New Spearphishing Tactics

A campaign first observed last year has ramped up its attack methods and appears to be linked to activity targeting President Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign.

By |2019-10-14T07:22:54-04:00October 14th, 2019|apt, Charming Kitten, ClearSky Cyber Security, email, Facebook, google, Hacks, Instagram, Irán, Microsoft, Phosphorus, spearphishing, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on Iran-Linked ‘Charming Kitten’ Touts New Spearphishing Tactics