Tags advanced persistent threat (APT)

Possible APT attacks against Ukraine expand to target journalists, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

Previous research into Gamaredon determined that hackers included Russian phrases that, when translated into English, insulted Americans.

Shadow Brokers data dump tipped researchers off to a mysterious APT dubbed DarkUniverse

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The group is tied to an APT that has targeted Chinese minorities, Kaspersky said.

BlackBerry Cylance: More and more APT groups are relying on mobile malware to track dissidents

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

What has been used to track political dissidents inside certain countries is now being used on targets abroad, according to Cylance.

Cozy Bear kept moving after 2016 election, ESET says

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The group, also known as APT29 and the Dukes, was "able to fly under the radar for many years while compromising high-value targets, as before," according to ESET.

APT groups are exploiting outdated VPNs to spy on international targets, U.K. and U.S. warn

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Microsoft warned back in August that suspected Chinese hackers were trying to use VPNs as intelligence-gathering tools.

New research shows more utility companies are being targeted by phishing emails

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

As with the previous email lures, the hackers posed as a utility-sector certification organization.

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