Sat.Jan 28, 2023

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Ukraine Links Media Center Attack to Russian Intelligence

Data Breach Today

Sandworm Group Hackers Used Malware Wipers to Disrupt Cybersecurity Press Briefing Ukraine traced a cyberattack that delayed a press briefing by the nation's information protection agency Tuesday to Russian Sandworm hackers. The group accused of using wiper malware to disrupt the Ukrainian national Media Center has close ties with the Russian GRU, investigators say.

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ISC fixed high-severity flaws in DNS software suite BIND

Security Affairs

The latest BIND updates patch multiple remotely exploitable vulnerabilities that could lead to denial-of-service (DoS). BIND is a suite of software for interacting with the Domain Name System (DNS) maintained by the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC). The ISC released security patches to address multiple high-severity denial-of-service DoS vulnerabilities in the DNS software suite.

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A Link to News Site Meduza Can (Technically) Land You in Russian Prison

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Hive ransomware gang gets knocked offline, FBI confirms North Korea stole $100 million, and more.

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Sandworm APT targets Ukraine with new SwiftSlicer wiper

Security Affairs

Russia-linked Sandworm APT group is behind a new Golang-based wiper, tracked as SwiftSlicer, that hit Ukraine, ESET reports. Researchers from ESET discovered a new Golang-based wiper, dubbed SwiftSlicer, that was used in attacks aimed at Ukraine. The experts believe that the Russia-linked APT group Sandwork (aka BlackEnergy and TeleBots ) is behind the wiper attacks.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Copycat Criminals mimicking Lockbit gang in northern Europe

Security Affairs

Recent reports of Lockbit locker-based attacks against North European SMBs indicate that local crooks started using Lockbit locker variants. Executive Summary During the past months, the Lockbit gang reached very high popularity in the underground ecosystem. The recent Hive infrastructure takedown as well as other major gangs dissolution such as Conti in 2022, is making room in the cybercrime business The Lockbit locker leaked a few months ago in the underground, is increasing its popularity an