[Heads Up]  Russia has increased the cyber attacks against countries that help Ukraine

The Wall Street Journal just reported that Russian intelligence agencies have increased the pace of cyberattacks against nations that have provided aid to Ukraine, according to new ...
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WIRED: "A Mysterious Satellite Hack Has Victims Far Beyond Ukraine"

WIRED wrote: "More than 22,000 miles above Earth, the KA-SAT is locked in orbit. Traveling at 7,000 miles per hour, in sync with the planet’s rotation, the satellite beams high-speed ...
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[BREAKING] White House warns Russia is prepping possible cyberattacks against US

With the recent cyber-attacks between Russia and Ukraine and the current intelligence coming from the US Government, organizations want to shore up their defenses to reduce the risk of a ...
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[Eye Opener] Ukraine Is Now Being Hit With 4 Different Strains Of Wiper Malware

Newly discovered data-destroying malware was found this week in attacks targeting Ukrainian organizations and deleting data across systems on compromised networks. "This new malware ...
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We Are In The First Open Source Intelligence War

I am a member of OODA loop. They are a great team that keeps me up to date about InfoSec issues. Their site always has interesting articles and this one certainly got my attention. The ...
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KnowBe4's Position On Recent Russian Aggression

The unprovoked attack on the Ukrainian people, and subsequent humanitarian crisis it has caused, is an unacceptable act of aggression by the Russian state.  While we do not currently ...
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Russia Could “Absolutely” Lash Out at US Through Cyber, Lawmaker Warns

NextGov reports: "Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va, gives an opening statement as FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia, SolarWinds CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna and Microsoft President Brad Smith testify ...
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[EYES OPEN] The Kremlin Propaganda Machine Now Works Overtime. INFOGRAPHIC

With an ongoing land war in Ukraine, everyone needs to be alert for the Kremlin's parallel disinformation campaigns. Many people simply are not aware of the massive amount of false data ...
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[Heads Up!] DHS Sounds Alarm on New Russian Destructive Disk Wiper Attack Potential

CNN just reported on a Jan 23 Intelligence Bulletin from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that warned state and local governments and critical infrastructure operators about ...
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[BREAKING] NSA, Partners Release Cybersecurity Advisory on Brute Force Global Cyber Campaign

NSA and its US and British partners (the UK's NCSC and the US FBI and CISA) late this morning released an advisory detailing a Russian campaign ("almost certainly ongoing") to brute-force ...
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The First Documented Russian Hack in...1981?

I'm reading "Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare" by Thomas Rid and wanted to share this story with you which was new to me! It's warmly ...
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Elections In Russia Mean 16 More Years Of Job Security For InfoSec Pros

Russian voters have overwhelmingly backed a ploy by President Vladimir Putin to rule until 2036 in a referendum. 
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Google Sent 12K Nation-State Phishing Warnings In Three Months

Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) delivered thousands of alerts of government-backed attempts to spearphish gmail users over just a three-month period earlier this year, they reported.
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Russian Secret Weapon Against U.S. 2020 Election Revealed In New Cyberwarfare Report

You may have sensed this, but you need to confront the fact the Planet Earth is an anarchy of nations. The UN is ineffective and thoroughly corrupt. A few good things have come out of it, ...
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Exclusive: Russia carried out a 'stunning' breach of FBI communications system, escalating the spy game on U.S. soil

Yahoo came out with some very interesting news: "On Dec. 29, 2016, the Obama administration announced that it was giving nearly three dozen Russian diplomats just 72 hours to leave the ...
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Another Major Hack Of Singapore Government By Russian Cyber Criminals

SINGAPORE Straits Times reported that e-mail log-in information of employees in several government agencies and educational institutions, as well as details of more than 19,000 ...
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Now here is something new: Russian Banks Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Emails

This does not happen too often, and these attackers must be outside of Russia. If hackers inside Russia attack their own country, the FSB is on their doorstep with a SWAT team in no time.
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Russian APT Comes Back To Life With New Us Spear-Phishing Campaign

A Russian state-sponsored cyber-espionage group has come back to life after a one-year period of inactivity with a relative large spear-phishing campaign that has targeted both the US ...
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That Saudi oil and gas plant that got hacked. You'll never guess who could... OK, it's Russia

FireEye thinks it found the evil genius behind a nasty cyber-infection at a Saudi Oil refinery.
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A trio of wealthy Russians made an enemy of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Now they’re all dead.

The Wall Street Journal just came out with a rather chilling tale.   "Nikolai Glushkov—found strangled to death with a dog leash in March—had been the last survivor of three men, once ...
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