Latest Russian espionage activity is broader than SolarWinds-style hacking effort, Microsoft's Tom Burt says

Written by Tim Starks Oct 25, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An apparent espionage campaign from the same Russian hacking group that breached the U.S. federal contractor SolarWinds in 2020 differed from…

Russian spies compromised 14 tech providers, aiming to 'piggyback' on customer access, Microsoft says

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 25, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected Russian spies who exploited a federal contractor to breach nine U.S. government agencies last year have continued targeting technology supply…

Google Issues Customers 50,000+ Warnings of State-Backed Attacks

Google Issues Customers 50,000+ Warnings of State-Backed Attacks Google has seen a 33% year-on-year spike in nation state attempts to compromise its customers so far in 2021, the tech giant revealed…

Microsoft: Russia Dominates State-Sponsored Attacks

Microsoft: Russia Dominates State-Sponsored Attacks Russia accounted for the majority of state-sponsored attacks over the past year, with the SolarWinds attackers dominating threat activity, according to Microsoft data. The firm’s Digital…

NSA and CISA Release Security Tips Regarding VPN Security

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued guidance for strengthening the security of virtual private network (VPN) services. The document was…

A Custom Malware Is Used by Nobelium APT to Backdoor Windows Domains

The Nobelium hacking group is using a new malware to deploy additional payloads and steal sensitive info from the Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) servers. Cozy Bear is a…

Identifying UNC2452-Related Techniques for ATT&CK

Matt MaloneDec 22, 2020 ยท 4 min read By Matt Malone (MITRE), Jamie Williams (MITRE), Jen Burns (MITRE), and Adam Pennington (MITRE) Last updated 19 April 2021 12:00pm EDT Reporting…