Abortion disinformation is growing and dangerously divisive, experts say

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jul 5, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Twitter account struck an urgent tone the Sunday after the Supreme Court’s historic abortion ruling. She implored…

Latest Cyberattack Against Iran Part of Ongoing Campaign

Iran’s steel manufacturing industry is victim to ongoing cyberattacks that previously impacted the country’s rail system. Malware used in a crippling cyberattacks against an Iranian steel plants last week is…

NATO to create cyber rapid response force, increase cyber defense aid to Ukraine

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 29, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP NATO announced plans Wednesday for a commitment to create a rapid response cyber force and to bolster military partnerships with civil…

‘Killnet’ Adversary Pummels Lithuania with DDoS Attacks Over Blockade

Cyber collective Killnet claims it won’t let up until the Baltic country opens trade routes to and from the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. Russia-linked cyber collective Killnet has claimed responsibility…

Cyber Command urges private sector to share intelligence, aid defensive digital operations

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. Cyber Command wants more tech companies and others on the front lines of the global fight to secure the internet…

State Department cyber strategy emphasizes proactively hunting for threats

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR) released a cybersecurity strategy Monday meant to address what the bureau’s chief…

Fancy Bear Uses Nuke Threat Lure to Exploit 1-Click Bug

The APT is pairing a known Microsoft flaw with a malicious document to load malware that nabs credentials from Chrome, Firefox and Edge browsers. Advanced persistent threat group Fancy Bear…

Elusive ToddyCat APT Targets Microsoft Exchange Servers

The threat actor targets institutions and companies in Europe and Asia. An advanced persistent threat (APT) group, dubbed ToddyCat, is believed behind a series of attacks targeting Microsoft Exchange servers…

Former Mandiant exec tapped to run ODNI cyber threat intelligence center, CTIIC

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A former executive for the cybersecurity company Mandiant began work last month as the director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration…

DOJ, international law enforcement disrupt massive RSOCKS botnet

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 17, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An international operation involving the U.S. Department of Justice alongside law enforcement officials in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom…