Hacker Group XDSpy Distributes Malware in Russia under the Guise of Subpoenas for the Army

In early October, Kaspersky Lab experts recorded a targeted attack on Russian organizations: attackers from the XDSpy hacker group sent several hundred malicious emails allegedly related to the topic of the so-called “partial mobilization”. Recall that dictator Vladimir Putin in September announced the mobilization into the armed forces of Russia against the backdrop of a… Continue reading Hacker Group XDSpy Distributes Malware in Russia under the Guise of Subpoenas for the Army

Chinese APTs Increasingly Target Russian Organizations

Chinese APTs Increasingly Target Russian Organizations

Specialists from SentinelLabs identified a new cyber threat activity that has been recently targeting Russian organizations. They assessed that the Chinese APT group is behind these attacks as also it was reported by Ukraine CERT (CERT-UA). Threat actors have used phishing emails to deliver Office documents which infected its victims with Bisonal, the most commonly… Continue reading Chinese APTs Increasingly Target Russian Organizations

The US won’t cooperate with Russia on ransomware anymore

The US won’t cooperate with Russia on ransomware anymore

The US suspends its cooperation with Russia on ransomware criminals amidst the brutal war the Russian government wages against Ukraine, State Department spokesperson told Sputnik. “The Russian government is engaged in a brutal and unjustified war against Ukraine, so our channel on criminal ransomware actors is not active,” the spokesperson said. On Thursday White House… Continue reading The US won’t cooperate with Russia on ransomware anymore

Most likely russian hackers defaced Ukrainian government websites

Hackers defaced several Ukrainian government websites: the attack occurred on the night of January 13-14 and affected the websites of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Defense, the State Emergency Service, the website of the Cabinet of Ministers, and so on. The Record notes that all resources have… Continue reading Most likely russian hackers defaced Ukrainian government websites