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National Guardsman Arrested for Military, Intelligence Leaks

Data Breach Today

Jack Teixeira, 21, Accused of Sharing Classified National Defense Info on Discord A member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard has been arrested for leaking highly classified military and intelligence documents.

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Spear-Phishing Campaign Uses Military-Themed Documents

Data Breach Today

Cisco Talos Researchers Find Hackers Using New Dropper Called IndigoDrop A spear-phishing campaign is using military-themed malicious Microsoft Office documents to infect devices, according to researchers at Cisco Talos.

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A phishing campaign targets Ukrainian military entities with drone manual lures

Security Affairs

A phishing campaign targets Ukrainian military entities using drone manuals as lures to deliver the post-exploitation toolkit Merlin. Securonix researchers recently uncovered a phishing campaign using a Pilot-in-Command (PIC) Drone manual document as a lure to deliver a toolkit dubbed Merlin. ” concludes the report.

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Russian Cyberwarfare Documents Leaked

Schneier on Security

Now this is interesting: Thousands of pages of secret documents reveal how Vulkan’s engineers have worked for Russian military and intelligence agencies to support hacking operations, train operatives before attacks on national infrastructure, spread disinformation and control sections of the internet. Lots more at the link.

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Ukrainian military intelligence service hacked the Russian Federal Taxation Service

Security Affairs

The Ukrainian government’s military intelligence service announced the hack of the Russian Federal Taxation Service (FNS). The military intelligence service said that the hack was the result of a successful special operation on the territory of Russia. “As a result of the cyber attack, all servers received malware.

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UAC-0142 APT targets Ukraine’s Delta military intelligence program

Security Affairs

Ukraine’s CERT-UA revealed the national Delta military intelligence program has been targeted with a malware-based attack. The message urges the recipient to update certificates in the “DELTA” system, it also uses an attached PDF document that imitates legitimate digests of the ISTAR unit of the Zaporizhzhia Police Department.

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Russia-linked APT TAG-70 targets European government and military mail servers exploiting Roundcube XSS

Security Affairs

The nation-state actors are known to carry out cyber-espionage against targeting government, military, and national infrastructure entities in Europe and Central Asia since at least December 2020. Then the payload is inserted into the Document Object Model (DOM) of the Roundcube webpage within a newly created script tag.

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