Cyber Espionage

Gallmaker group is relying exclusively on legitimate tools and living-off-the-land tactics to make detection very difficult. Cybercriminals seeking to avoid detection by antimalware defenses have increasingly begun using legitimate hacking tools and tactics — in addition to their own malware — to break into enterprise networks and literally hide in plain sight. Now a new […]

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Cyber-espionage is business as usual for most great-power governments – so why the growing storm of indignation directed at Russia’s cyber activities?  The foreign secretary of the United Kingdom Jeremy Hunt and the National Cyber Security Centre recently accused Russia of ‘reckless and indiscriminate’ cyber-attacks. Just last week, the Dutch authorities announced that they caught and expelled (last […]

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A new cyber group appears to have been targeting government and military organizations this past year as part of an espionage campaign, a security firm said on Wednesday.  Symantec researchers say they have discovered a new cyber group that they’ve dubbed “Gallmaker,” which has carried out highly targeted attacks against targets such as overseas embassies in an Eastern European country as well as military and […]

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Bottom Line Up Front Russia continues to attack the data and computer networks of Western countries and organizations. Moscow will target any organization that seeks to report the truth on the Kremlin’s criminal activities, from the downing of flight MH-17 to more banal Russian actions like sports doping. On October 4, numerous Western countries detailed […]

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South Korea is on alert after a recent Bloomberg report has revealed that Chinese “spy chips” have purportedly been mounted on servers made by San Jose-based tech company Supermicro. Business Korea, an English-language business and financial magazine in South Korea, reported widespread use of Supermicro servers among the country’s financial institutions, large corporations, and government-run […]

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South Korea is on alert after a recent Bloomberg report has revealed that Chinese “spy chips” have purportedly been mounted on servers made by San Jose-based tech company Supermicro. Business Korea, an English-language business and financial magazine in South Korea, reported widespread use of Supermicro servers among the country’s financial institutions, large corporations, and government-run […]

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Speaking at the CyberNext security conference in Washington today, a top Department of Justice official explained the DOJ’s recent proclivity for indicting members of foreign cyber-espionage units, something that no… read more at: https://www.zdnet.com/article/doj-explains-recent-wave-of-cyber-espionage-related-indictments/

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