DHS Warns of Potential Iranian Cyberattacks

DHS Warns of Potential Iranian Cyberattacks

Recent US military action in Baghdad could prompt retaliatory attacks against US organizations, it says. Concerns about an Iranian cyber response to the recent American…

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Hackers use free tools in new APT campaign against industrial sector firms

Hackers use free tools in new APT campaign against industrial sector firms

Researchers have recently detected an advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign that targets critical infrastructure equipment manufacturers by using industry-sector-themed spear-phishing emails and a combination of…

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APT33 Is Targeting Industrial Control Systems

APT33 Is Targeting Industrial Control Systems

Iranian hackers have carried out some of the most disruptive acts of digital sabotage of the last decade, wiping entire computer networks in waves of…

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Extensive hacking operation discovered in Kazakhstan

Extensive hacking operation discovered in Kazakhstan

Chinese cyber-security vendor Qihoo 360 published a report on Friday exposing an extensive hacking operation targeting the country of Kazakhstan. Targets included individuals and organizations…

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Russian state hackers rarely share code with one another

Russian state hackers rarely share code with one another

Russia’s state-sponsored hacking groups rarely share code with one another, and when they do, it’s usually within groups managed by the same intelligence service, a…

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Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Researchers believe that nation-state actors are behind several spearphishing campaigns targeting U.S. utility companies with newly-identified malware, which has the capabilities to view system data…

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Iran-Linked APT34 Invites Victims to LinkedIn for Fresh Malware Infections

Iran-Linked APT34 Invites Victims to LinkedIn for Fresh Malware Infections

The group was posing as a researcher from Cambridge and was found to have added three new malware families to its spy arsenal. A recent…

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MITRE ATT&CK Framework Not Just for the Big Guys

MITRE ATT&CK Framework Not Just for the Big Guys

At Black Hat, analysts from MITRE and Splunk will detail how organizations of many different sizes are leveraging ATT&CK’s common language. Biology, zoology, and related…

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APT Increasingly Targets Canadian Orgs

APT Increasingly Targets Canadian Orgs

Canadian organizations are being warned that they are increasingly becoming the targets of cyber-threats, with researchers discovering nearly 100 malicious email campaigns that have been…

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Telcos around the world hit by long-term intelligence gathering cyberattack

Telcos around the world hit by long-term intelligence gathering cyberattack

A long-term, large scale attack targeting telecom companies around the world has been discovered. The attack, dubbed Operation Soft Cell by security firm Cybereason, saw…

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