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US, UK accuse Russian military hackers of battering-ram password attacks against hundreds of targets

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The targets of Fancy Bear's brute force attacks include both government agencies and the private sector, the advisory alleges.

When Fancy Bear isn’t so Fancy: APT group’s ‘crude’ methods continue to work

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Why waste a prized hacking tool when email will do just fine?

Norwegian police implicate Fancy Bear in parliament hack, describe ‘brute forcing’ of email accounts

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Norway's allegation against Fancy Bear follows Germany's blaming of the group for a 2015 hack on that country's parliament.

Russian, North Korean hackers targeted COVID-19 vaccine researchers — and some attacks got through, Microsoft says

by Tim Starks • 11 months ago

Three groups targeted seven prominent companies in Canada, France, India, South Korea and the United States, Microsoft said.

EU slaps sanctions on GRU leader, Fancy Bear, FBI-wanted hacker over Bundestag attack

by Tim Starks • 12 months ago

It's just the second time the EU has used its cyber sanctions powers.

Microsoft looks to expose espionage groups taking aim at NGOs, US politics

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

“I have no reason to believe that they’ll be quiet between now and Nov. 3,” Microsoft’s Tom Burt said of Fancy Bear.

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