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US Disrupts Russian Military Intelligence Botnet

Data Breach Today

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

Data Breach Today

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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Author Q&A: The ongoing role of fortified structures in military clashes — and cybersecurity

The Last Watchdog

There’s no denying that castle walls play a prominent role in the histories of both military defense, going back thousands of years, and — as of the start of the current millennia — in cybersecurity. Betz You made an allusion to a modern military fortification with the Maginot Line. How pervasive is this trend?

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

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Cisco addressed Webex flaws used to compromise German government meetings

Security Affairs

Cisco addressed vulnerabilities that were exploited to compromise the Webex meetings of the German government. In early May, German media outlet Zeit Online revealed that threat actors exploited vulnerabilities in the German government’s implementation of the Cisco Webex software to access internal meetings.

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

KnowBe4

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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Russian GRU Hackers Compromised German, Czech Targets

Data Breach Today

APT28 Used Microsoft Outlook Zero-Day, Governments Said The German and Czech governments on Friday disclosed that Russian military intelligence hackers targeted political parties and critical infrastructure as part of an espionage campaign that began last year.

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