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…

Ghostwriter Disinformation Operation Linked to Belarus

Ghostwriter Disinformation Operation Linked to Belarus Security researchers have linked the notorious state-sponsored Ghostwriter cyber-espionage and disinformation operation to Belarus for the first time. An extensive report published yesterday noted threat intelligence…

Mandiant links Belarus to Ghostwriter campaign, which leaked stolen data and pushed disinformation

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Belarusian government is partially responsible for a years-long influence operation targeting Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, according to research published Tuesday.…

Belarus government accused of 'partial responsibility' for Ghostwriter campaigns

The Belarusian government has been accused of at least “partial responsibility” for Ghostwriter attacks in Europe.  While cybersecurity companies often err on the side of caution when it comes to…

Secondary Infektion, a Russian disinformation outfit, impersonated Swedish lawmaker

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 27, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A suspected Russian disinformation campaign used manipulated images and fabricated internet personas to promote false narratives online in an effort to…

Russia Formally Accused by European Union for the ‘GhostWriter’ Operation that Targets EU Representatives and Reporters

The European Union officials have formally associated Russia with a new hacking campaign tracked as Ghostwriter. The operation’s focus has been on high-profile EU representatives, journalists, and the general public.…

EU: Russia Behind ‘Ghostwriter’ Campaign Targeting Germany

It’s not the first time that the disinformation/spearphishing campaign, which originally smeared NATO, has been linked to Russia.

EU takes aim at Russia over 'Ghostwriter' hacking campaign against politicians, government officials

The European Union formally blamed Russia on Friday, just ahead of this weekend’s German elections, for a hacking campaign targeting EU government officials and politicians. And the EU is threatening…