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Gamaredon APT Improves Toolset to Target Ukraine Government, Military

The Gamaredon advanced persistent threat (APT) group has been supercharging its operations lately, improving its toolset and ramping up attacks on Ukrainian national security targets. Vitali Kremez, head of SentinelLabs, said in research released on Wednesday that he has been tracking an uptick in Gamaredon cyberattacks on Ukrainian military and security institutions that started in [...]

By |2020-02-05T06:00:04-05:00February 5th, 2020|analysis, apt, gamaredon, Government, Malware, malware implant, Microsoft.Vbe.Interop, military targets, national security, russia, sentinelabs, ukraine|Comments Off on Gamaredon APT Improves Toolset to Target Ukraine Government, Military

FBI Plans to Inform States of Election Breaches

The agency changed its policy to provide more timely and actionable information to state and local election officials in the case of a cybersecurity breach to election infrastructure.

By |2020-01-17T11:56:35-05:00January 17th, 2020|Cybersecurity, data breach, Department of Justice, Election, election results, election tampering, FBI, Government, Irán, Microsoft, Phosphorous, russia|Comments Off on FBI Plans to Inform States of Election Breaches

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