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Russia-linked APT28 uses fake Windows Update instructions to target Ukraine govt bodies

Security Affairs

The APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear , Pawn Storm , Sofacy Group , Sednit , and STRONTIUM ) has been active since at least 2007 and it has targeted governments, militaries, and security organizations worldwide. The group was involved also in the string of attacks that targeted 2016 Presidential election.

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CISA’s MAR warns of North Korean BLINDINGCAN RAT

Security Affairs

According to the government experts, the BLINDINGCAN malware was employed in attacks aimed at US and foreign companies operating in the military defense and aerospace sectors. A threat group with a nexus to North Korea targeted government contractors early this year to gather intelligence surrounding key military and energy technologies.”

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North Korea-linked Lazarus APT targets the IT supply chain

Security Affairs

The BlindingCan was employed in attacks on US and foreign companies operating in the military defense and aerospace sectors. The CISA MAR provided indicators of compromise (IoCs), Yara rules, and other technical info that could be used by system administrators to discover compromise systems within their networks.

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Hacker breaches key Russian ministry in blink of an eye

Security Affairs

However, evidence suggests that the rogue superstate’s cyber capabilities are as weak as its military stance in Ukraine, especially when met with resistance. VNC is a desktop sharing system – you can use it to remotely access your work computer from home or any other location, or allow technical support staff to do likewise.

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NSA warns Russia-linked APT group is exploiting Exim flaw since 2019

Security Affairs

“Russian military cyber actors, publicly known as Sandworm Team, have been exploiting a vulnerability in Exim mail transfer agent (MTA) software since at least last August.” Using a previous version of Exim leaves a system vulnerable to exploitation. The flaw resides in the deliver_message() function in /src/deliver.c

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Canadian Police Raid ‘Orcus RAT’ Author

Krebs on Security

Rezvesz maintains his software was designed for legitimate use only and for system administrators seeking more powerful, full-featured ways to remotely manage multiple PCs around the globe. I tend to have a violent nature, and have both Martial arts and Military training.

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£60 million in recovery costs for Norsk Hydro after refusing ransom demand

IT Governance

On 19 March 2019, Norsk Hydro’s systems were infected with the LockerGoga ransomware. TrendMicro’s analysis into the ransomware found that it was the same system administration tool abused by the likes of SOREBRECT and Bad Rabbit. How the incident occurred. Everything in the company was turned upside down.”.