Russia

Czech Republic Blames Russia for Yearlong Email Breach

The Czech government’s Security Information Service (BIS) revealed in a report that hackers associated with the Russian government are responsible for an email breach, compromising the email system of the country’s Ministry ...
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Cyber Security Roundup for November 2018

One of the largest data breaches in history was announced by Marriott Hotels at the end of November. A hack was said to have compromised up to a mind-blowing "half a Billion" ...
Russia

APT28 Pulls Out New Malware Cannon

The notorious Russian cyberespionage group known as APT28, Fancy Bear and Sofacy is targeting government organizations using a new Trojan program called Cannon. Researchers from Palo Alto Networks detected new spear-phishing campaigns ...
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Cyber Security Roundup for October 2018

Aside from Brexit, Cyber Threats and Cyber Attack accusations against Russia are very much on the centre stage of UK government's international political agenda at the moment. The government publically accused Russia's ...
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APT28 Gets the Spotlight, But Turla Remains Russia’s Elite Hacking Unit

Over the past two years, the Russian cyberespionage group known as APT28, Sofacy or Fancy Bear, has been the focus of many press reports, threat analyses, Western intelligence investigations and, more recently, ...
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Russian Hacker Group APT28 Used UEFI Rootkit on Select Targets

Security researchers have found malicious versions of the LoJack anti-theft software on computers belonging to government agencies from the Balkans and Central and Eastern Europe. They attribute the attacks to the a ...
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8/27/19 – Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Microsoft APT28 Shut Downs Highlight Insider Threat Risks, Tech Heavyweights Seek to Sidestep California Privacy Law

Last week, Microsoft reported that it detected six internet domains that were set up by cyberattack groups associated with the Russian government. According to Microsoft: Last Week, Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) ...
Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week

Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, August 20-24

A new week, a new crop of security stories. Last week, malware complacency, Russian cyberspies, GDPR compliance and Mirai IoT malware made the headlines. In addition, we analyzed top security threats for ...
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Microsoft Seizes Domains Set Up by Russian Cyberspies

Microsoft has seized six domains that were registered by Russian cyberespionage group Fancy Bear and mimicked the websites of U.S. political organizations and think tanks. “One appears to mimic the domain of ...
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Cyber Security Roundup for March 2018

In the wake of the global political fallout over the Salisbury nerve agent attack, there are reports of a growing threat of Russian state or Russian state-affiliated hacking groups conducting cyber attack ...
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