Stabbed in the back: Chinese Mustang Panda Cyberspies Attack Russian Officials

Secureworks researchers have discovered a phishing campaign by Chinese Mustang Panda cyberspies targeting Russian officials and the military. According to experts, Chinese “government” hackers from the Mustang Panda group (aka HoneyMyte, Bronze President, RedDelta and TA416) are behind the attacks. Let me remind you that we wrote that Hacker groups split up: some of them… Continue reading Stabbed in the back: Chinese Mustang Panda Cyberspies Attack Russian Officials

State Department Offers $1 million for Info on Russian Hackers

The US State Department has announced a reward amounting up to 10 million dollars for the information about six presumably Russian intelligence agents accused by the US authorities of involvement in the 2017 NotPetya virus hacker attacks. The announcement states that the reward is intended for anyone who can provide information to help identify and… Continue reading State Department Offers $1 million for Info on Russian Hackers

Emotet Malware Operators Found a Bug in Their Bootloader

Emotet malware operators have fixed a bug due to which, after opening a malicious document the system was not infected, and launched a phishing campaign again. Let me remind you, by the way, that at the end of last year we wrote that Microsoft patches Windows AppX Installer vulnerability that spreads Emotet malware. Emotet’s main… Continue reading Emotet Malware Operators Found a Bug in Their Bootloader

T-Mobile Admits that Lapsus$ Hack Group Stole Its Source Codes

Information security specialist Brian Krebs found out that even before the arrests, the Lapsus$ hack group managed to compromise the telecom giant T-Mobile. The company confirmed this information, saying that a few weeks ago, hackers penetrated the company’s network, gained access to internal tools and source codes. It is emphasized that at the same time,… Continue reading T-Mobile Admits that Lapsus$ Hack Group Stole Its Source Codes

Nation-State Threat Actors are an Actual Menace, According to CISA

On April 13, the US government (specifically, the Department of Energy, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation) made a warning about nation-state threat actors using specialized malware to access industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) devices. Nation-State threat actors in… Continue reading Nation-State Threat Actors are an Actual Menace, According to CISA

Anonymous hackers published the mail database of the Ministry of Culture of Russia

The media discovered that Anonymous hackers had made public a database of emails from the Russian Ministry of Culture, the administration of the city of Blagoveshchensk, and the office of the governor of the Tver region. The total size of the dump exceeded 700 GB. According to Kommersant, in the leaked documents you can find… Continue reading Anonymous hackers published the mail database of the Ministry of Culture of Russia

Hack group Lapsus$ returned from “vacation” and announced the hacking of Globant

The Lapsus$ extortionist group has returned from a “vacation” despite the recent arrest of seven of its members. The cybercriminals’ Telegram channel published data allegedly stolen from the Globant software development company. As evidence of the hack, the hackers first posted a screenshot showing a list of folders with the names of various companies from… Continue reading Hack group Lapsus$ returned from “vacation” and announced the hacking of Globant

Russian Aviation agency switched to paper documents due to a hacker attack

The media, citing their own sources, report that at the end of last week, Russian Aviation agency suffered from a hacker attack, after which 65 TB of data was erased and it was necessary to temporarily switch to paper workflow. The Aviatorshchina Telegram channel was the first to report the attack, which wrote that as… Continue reading Russian Aviation agency switched to paper documents due to a hacker attack

British police announced the arrest of several members of the Lapsus$ group

Recently, the hack group Lapsus$ mentioned that several of its members were going on vacation, and soon law enforcements in the UK announced the arrest of seven alleged members of Lapsus$. The hack group Lapsus$ has only recently entered the scene, but has already compromised Microsoft, Nvidia, Ubisoft and other major companies. One of the… Continue reading British police announced the arrest of several members of the Lapsus$ group

Hackers attack hackers by spreading malware on underground forums

Information security specialists have discovered new evidence that hackers often attack hackers, their own “colleagues in the shop.” The malware, which was distributed on hack forums under the guise of hacked RATs and tools for creating malware, stole data from the clipboard. Malware that steals or replaces data in the clipboard (often called clippers) is… Continue reading Hackers attack hackers by spreading malware on underground forums