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US Disrupts Russian Military Intelligence Botnet

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federal government says it disrupted a criminal botnet that Russian military intelligence had converted into a platform for global cyberespionage. GRU Hackers Commandeered 'Moobot' for Cyberespionage The U.S. The malware targets Linux-based IoT devices - in this case, routers made by New York manufacturer Ubiquiti.

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Russian Military Intelligence Blamed for Blitzkrieg Hacks

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Ukrainian Cyber Defenders Trace Government Agency Hits to Phishing Campaign Ukrainian cyber defenders report that fast-acting Russian military intelligence hackers have been targeting government agencies as well as organizations in Poland using backdoor malware tied to phishing lures based on a fake letter from the Ukrainian deputy prime minister.

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

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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. “TAG70 has demonstrated a high level of sophistication in its attack methods.

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Russian Threat Actor Targets Ukraine Government And Military With Spear Phishing Emails

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Russia’s APT28 (also known as “Fancy Bear” or “BlueDelta”) is using spear phishing to compromise Ukrainian government and military entities, according to researchers at Recorded Future. The phishing emails are designed to exploit vulnerabilities in the open-source webmail software Roundcube.

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Ukrainian military intelligence service hacked the Russian Federal Taxation Service

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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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Russia-linked hackers target Ukrainian military with Infamous Chisel Android malware

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Russia-linked threat actors have been targeting Android devices of the Ukrainian military with a new malware dubbed Infamous Chisel. “The information exfiltrated is a combination of system device information, commercial application information and applications specific to the Ukrainian military. ” concludes the report.

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Russia Continues to Focus on Cyber Operations and Espionage

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Google and Mandiant Researchers Track Russia-Ukraine War Tactics Ahead of Elections Russia continues to focus on running cyber operations and espionage that target Ukraine's military, government and civil society in support of its ground campaign, researchers at Google said, warning that the information operations will likely soon be brought to bear (..)

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