Mixed results for Russia's aggressive Ukraine information war, experts say

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 16, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A top Ukrainian cybersecurity official said this week that the Russian campaign to wrest control over internet and phone networks in…

String of attacks on French telecom infrastructure preceded April attack on fiber optic cables

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 10, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP French authorities believe the fiber optic cable cuts that disrupted Internet service across large swaths of France in April were likely…

Fed cyber officials detail Chinese state hackers using common exploits against telcos

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Chinese hackers have targeted and compromised “major telecommunications companies and network service providers” by exploiting publicly known vulnerabilities in a range…

How the French fiber optic cable attacks accentuate critical infrastructure vulnerabilities

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 28, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The pictures show neatly trimmed fiber optic cables dug up from underground behind what appears to be a well-hidden grate. The…

Attack on Viasat modems possibly came from wiper malware deployed through supply chain

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 31, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The malware used Feb. 24 to hobble thousands of modems as an effort to disrupt Ukrainian communications networks might be a…

Personal data from T-Mobile breach still spreading on dark web, state governments warn

Written by Joe Warminsky Mar 3, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The top law enforcement officials from multiple states are alerting people affected by an August 2021 breach at T-Mobile that their…

FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran's MuddyWater group

Written by Tim Starks Feb 24, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. and U.K. government agencies called out Iranian government-affiliated hackers Thursday, accusing them of being behind cyber-espionage targeting the defense, local…

State-sponsored Threat Actors Steal Airline Data Using the Slack API

Reports show that a recently found backdoor dubbed ‘Aclip’ that exploits the Slack API for covert communications is being used by an alleged Iranian state-sponsored cybercriminal. The malicious actor began…

Espionage Hacking Campaign Is Targeting Telecom Operators

A fresh espionage hacking effort targeting Middle Eastern and Asian telecommunications and IT service companies was recently discovered. The operation has been running for six months, and it may have…

UK's New Cyber Strategy Designed to Boost Position as 'Global Cyber Power'

UK's New Cyber Strategy Designed to Boost Position as 'Global Cyber Power' The UK government has published a new national cyber strategy to bolster the nation’s defensive and offensive capabilities…