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Moscow Military Hackers Used Microsoft Outlook Vulnerability

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APT28 Used Hacked Ubiquiti Routers for Hashed Password Relay Attacks A campaign by Russian military intelligence to convert Ubiquiti routers into a platform for a global cyberespionage operation began as early as 2022, U.S. disrupted a botnet built by a hacking unit of Russian military's Main Intelligence Directorate.

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Renewed Info Stealer Campaign Targets Ukrainian Military

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CERT-UA Says Threat Actor 'Vermin' Used Syncthing Application Ukrainian cyber defenders say Russian intelligence hackers operating from the occupied Donbas city of Luhansk targeted military email inboxes with an info stealer.

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Report Urges Congress to Form an Armed Cyber Military Branch

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Research Shows Military Suffers From Disjointed Cyber Operations Amid New Threats The Foundation for Defense of Democracies on Monday released a white paper that urges Congress to establish a seventh military branch to serve as an independent armed cyber service amid growing threats in cyberspace from foreign adversaries such as Russia and China.

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Change Healthcare Outage Hits Military Pharmacies Worldwide

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military hospitals and clinics worldwide are among the entities affected by the cyberattack on Optum's Change Healthcare this week, which has forced the IT services company to take many of its applications offline. Experts Speculate About Whether the Hack Involved the ScreenConnect Flaw Exploit Pharmacies at U.S.

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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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Germany Rules Out Russian Hack in Military Data Leak

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Defense Minister Pistorius Says Leak Caused by Webex 'Application Error' German Minister of Defense Boris Pistorius on Tuesday said the recent leak of intercepted military data was the result of an "application error" and not caused by a system compromise by Russian hackers.

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