Feds warn about foreign government-connected hackers aiming to disrupt vital industrial systems

Written by Tim Starks Apr 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A joint federal advisory Wednesday says that foreign government-linked hackers are targeting specific industrial processes with tools meant to breach and…

Russian hackers thwarted in attempt to take out electrical grid, Ukrainians say

Written by AJ Vicens Apr 12, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Ukrainian government repelled a Russian cyberattack that was set to take out multiple electricity substations and other parts of a…

Top Ukrainian cyber official praises volunteer hacks on Russian targets, offers updates

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Ukrainian government’s cyber efforts are focused on defense, not offense, a top official said Tuesday, but leaders are “grateful” for…

Another round of 'wiper' malware appears in Ukrainian networks

Written by Tim Starks Feb 23, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Security researchers detected new destructive malware spreading in Ukraine on Wednesday, following evidence of distributed denial-of-service disruptions for government agencies —…

Cyberattacks on Ukrainian websites come into clearer focus as Russia tensions escalate

Written by Tim Starks Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Cybersecurity researchers shed additional light over the weekend on the cyberattacks that disabled Ukrainian government websites, as Kyiv pointed to Russia…

Espionage group targeted hotels, governments, seized on Microsoft Exchange vulnerability

A cyber-espionage group that’s targeted hotels and international governments since at least 2019 at times used a known Microsoft vulnerability to breach their victims, according to research published Thursday by…