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Category: Cyber warfare


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Hacker, Threats & Malware

US DoJ charges Iranian hackers for attacks on US satellite companies

September 18, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Three Iranian hackers residing in Iran have been indicted for stealing data from aerospace and satellite tracking companies. The hackers were employed in a coordinated campaign of identity theft and hacking on behalf of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

More Links Found Between North Korean and Russian Hacking Operations

September 16, 2020

Via: Security Week

Known as the Lazarus group, the North Korean hackers have been involved in high profile attacks, including the WannaCry outbreak in 2017, the $81 million Bangladesh bank theft, attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, and a campaign targeting dozens of defense and […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

China-linked hackers target government agencies by exploiting flaws in Citrix, Pulse, and F5 systems, and MS Exchange

September 15, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

CISA published a security advisory warning of a wave of attacks carried out by China-linked APT groups affiliated with China’s Ministry of State Security. Chinese state-sponsored hackers have probed US government networks looking for vulnerable networking devices that could be […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Russia-Backed Hackers Try to Harvest Office 365 Credentials

September 14, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Microsoft is providing additional details about how a hacking group affiliated with Russian military intelligence is attempting to harvest Office 365 credentials associated with election campaigns in the U.S. and U.K. Last week, Microsoft reported Russian, Chinese and Iranian hackers […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Military’s Top Cyber Official Defends More Aggressive Stance

August 25, 2020

Via: Security Week

Gen. Paul Nakasone, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command and the director of the National Security Agency, says in a piece being published Tuesday by the magazine Foreign Affairs that the military’s cyber fighters are increasingly prepared to engage in […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Security of Post-Election Vote Count Top Worry: US Official

August 21, 2020

Via: Security Week

Bill Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said that external actors could use hacks like ransomware and other cyberattacks against the infrastructure for delivering, counting and transmitting the votes, which includes the overburdened and understaffed post office […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

U.S. Army Report Describes North Korea’s Cyber Warfare Capabilities

August 18, 2020

Via: Security Week

The 332-page report, titled “North Korean Tactics,” details North Korean forces and their actions, and one chapter focuses on electronic intelligence warfare, which Pyongyang allegedly uses to collect information on its enemies, deceive its enemies, and launch disruptive and destructive […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

The Australian government wants to respond to attacks on critical infrastructure

August 17, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The Australian government wants to increase the security of critical infrastructure, for this reason, it plans to manage the response of private enterprises to cyber attacks targeting them. According to a Consultation Paper titled “Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Systems of […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

FBI, NSA Share Details on New ‘Drovorub’ Linux Malware Used by Russia

August 14, 2020

Via: Security Week

Drovorub, a joint advisory from the NSA and the FBI reveals, is being employed by the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) 85th Main Special Service Center (GTsSS) military unit 26165, which is better known as the cyber-espionage group […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Israel announced to have foiled an attempted cyber-attack on defence firms

August 13, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The Israeli defence ministry announced on Wednesday that it had foiled a cyber attack carried out by a foreign threat actor targeting the country’s defence manufacturers. According to the officials, the attack was launched by “an international cyber group called […]