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Trump, Ukraine, Crowdstrike and Servers – What Gives?

From 2015 through 2016, during the run-up to the presidential election, certain cloud servers used by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) were attacked and infiltrated by advanced persistent threat (APT) actors from ...
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Nuclear plant workers in Ukraine caught using “free” energy to mine cryptocurrency

Nuclear plant workers in Ukraine caught using “free” energy to mine cryptocurrency

Despite losing some steam in recent times, the cryptocurrency mining craze is still alive and kicking. Ukrainian local media reports that workers at a nuclear power plant have been caught mining cryptocurrency ...
Spear Phishing Campaign Targeted Ukraine Government Entities

Spear Phishing Campaign Targeted Ukraine Government Entities

Researchers observed bad actors using a spear phishing campaign to target government entities in Ukraine including military departments. In the beginning of 2019, FireEye Threat Intelligence analyzed an email sent out as ...
SEC brings charges in EDGAR trade hacking case

SEC brings charges in EDGAR trade hacking case

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged nine defendants in connection with a scheme to hack into SEC systems and profit from corporate information not yet released to the public ...
VPNFilter Attack Hits Chlorine Plant in Ukraine

VPNFilter Attack Hits Chlorine Plant in Ukraine

Ukraine’s internal security agency, the SBU, reports blocking a VPNFilter attack against a plant that produces liquid chlorine used for treating the water supply in the country. The SBU has not provided technical ...
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Ukrainian Law Enforcement Thwart Digital Attack Against Chlorine Station

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Thwart Digital Attack Against Chlorine Station

Ukrainian law enforcement personnel thwarted a digital attack that targeted equipment owned and operated by a chlorine station. According to Interfax, the Security Service of Ukraine (SUB) detected an attempt to attack ...
NotPetya/GoldenEye back in the spotlight: UK officially points finger to Kremlin for June 2017 cyberattack

NotPetya/GoldenEye back in the spotlight: UK officially points finger to Kremlin for June 2017 cyberattack

2017 has already gone down as the worst year on record from a cybersecurity standpoint. But the world is still not over the two infamous attacks deployed by hackers in May (WannaCry) ...