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Researchers Expose Space Pirates’ Cyber Campaign Across Russia and Serbia

August 1, 2023


The threat actor known as Space Pirates has been linked to attacks against at least 16 organizations in Russia and Serbia over the past year by employing novel tactics and adding new cyber weapons to its arsenal.

“The cybercriminals’ main goals are still espionage and theft of confidential information, but the group has expanded its interests and the geography of its attacks,” Positive Technologies said in a deep dive report published last week.

Targets comprise government agencies, educational institutions, private security companies, aerospace manufacturers, agricultural producers, defense, energy, and healthcare firms in Russia and Serbia.

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