FBI and NSA release a statement about attacks by Russian hackers

The FBI and NSA claim that a group of Russian government hackers are brute-forcing companies and organizations around the world. The NSA, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS CISA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency, the FBI and the UK National Cybersecurity Center (NCSC) issued a joint statement warning that the Russian “government hack group from… Continue reading FBI and NSA release a statement about attacks by Russian hackers

Microsoft accused Russia and North Korea of attacks on pharmaceutical companies

Microsoft representatives accused Russia and North Korea of attacks on pharmaceutical companies. They reported that, according to their data, in recent months, three APT groups have attacked at least seven companies engaged in COVID-19 research and vaccine development. Two global issues will help shape people’s memories of 2020: Covid-19 and the increased exploitation of the… Continue reading Microsoft accused Russia and North Korea of attacks on pharmaceutical companies

CostaRicto mercenary hackers target financial institutions around the world

BlackBerry experts told about the discovery of a group of mercenary hackers called CostaRicto. This is the fifth group of mercenary hackers identified by experts this year. So, back in the spring, Google Threat Analysis Group experts warned that the number of such groups is growing, and earlier this year, information security specialists have already… Continue reading CostaRicto mercenary hackers target financial institutions around the world

Fancy Bear attacked Ukrainian oil and gas company Burisma

The cybercriminal group Fancy Bear (also known as APT28) attacked Burisma. Hackers that are associated with Russian intelligence organized a phishing campaign aimed at employees of the Ukrainian oil and gas company Burisma Holdings. According to experts from the security company Area 1 Security, the criminals aimed at two subsidiaries of Burisma – KUB-GAZ and… Continue reading Fancy Bear attacked Ukrainian oil and gas company Burisma