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Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Russia-linked cyberattacks on Ukraine: A timeline

January 19, 2022

Via: CSO Online

On Saturday night, January 15, Microsoft shook the cybersecurity world with a report that destructive wiper malware had penetrated dozens of government, non-profit, and IT organizations in Ukraine. This news capped a week of mounting apprehension of cyberattacks in Ukraine […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

NATO, Ukraine Sign Deal to ‘Deepen’ Cyber Cooperation

January 18, 2022

Via: Security Week

Ukraine said on Sunday that it had evidence Moscow was behind the attack last week that knocked out government websites — but the Kremlin has denied any involvement. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday that experts from NATO and […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Ukrainian websites hit by cyberattack amid tensions with Russia

January 14, 2022

Via: The Hill

Several Ukrainian government websites were hit by what officials called a “massive cyberattack” on Friday as hackers took control and posted messages warning Ukraine to “be afraid and expect worse.” In the early hours of Friday morning, Oleg Nikolenko, a […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

U.S. Cyber Command Officially Links MuddyWater Group to Iranian Intelligence

January 13, 2022

Via: Security Week

Also tracked as MERCURY, Seedworm, and Static Kitten, MuddyWater was initially detailed in 2017. The threat actor is known for conducting espionage campaigns focused on entities in the Middle East, but has targeted entities in Europe and North America as […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

FBI, NSA and CISA Warns of Russian Hackers Targeting Critical Infrastructure

January 12, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine and Kazakhstan, American cybersecurity and intelligence agencies on Tuesday released a joint advisory on how to detect, respond to, and mitigate cyberattacks orchestrated by Russian state-sponsored actors. To that end, […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Cyber Warfare: What To Expect in 2022

December 22, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Cyberwarfare is not a future threat—it’s a clear and present danger. While the concept of cyber terrorism might sound like something from a fictional movie, our interconnected world is riddled with security flaws that make it an unfortunate reality. Digital […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

SolarWinds Attackers Spotted Using New Tactics, Malware

December 7, 2021

Via: Threat Post

One year after the notorious and far-reaching SolarWinds supply-chain attacks, its orchestrators are on the offensive again. Researchers said they’ve seen the threat group – which Microsoft refers to as “Nobelium” and which is linked to Russia’s spy agency – […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

Microsoft Seizes Domains Used by China-Linked APT ‘Nickel’

December 7, 2021

Via: Security Week

The tech giant took over the websites after filing pleadings with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, which quickly granted an order in this regard. While the move will prevent the group’s access to some of […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Researchers Detail How Pakistani Hackers Targeting Indian and Afghan Governments

December 3, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A Pakistani threat actor successfully socially engineered a number of ministries in Afghanistan and a shared government computer in India to steal sensitive Google, Twitter, and Facebook credentials from its targets and stealthily obtain access to government portals. Malwarebytes’ latest […]


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

U.S. Charged 2 Iranian Hackers for Threatening Voters During 2020 Presidential Election

November 19, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The U.S. government on Thursday unsealed an indictment that accused two Iranian nationals of their involvement in cyber-enabled disinformation and threat campaign orchestrated to interfere in the 2020 presidential elections by gaining access to confidential voter information from at least […]