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Fancy Bear’s LoJax rootkit has been foraging since late ‘16

The lethal LoJax malware thought to be the handiwork of hacker group Fancy Bear (APT28) came to light only this past May, but most likely had been wreaking havoc since late 2016, reported Netscout researchers from Arbor’s Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT). With a name derived from the LoJack solution to track stolen cars and…
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Malware in Ukraine armed forces app linked to DNC hackers

A proprietary spyware tool that was recently found infecting Ukrainian military forces battling Russian separatists is an Android version of the same malware that helped hackers steal files from the Democratic National Committee, CrowdStrike has reported.
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Mueller may believe Manafort shared polling data with Russian during campaign

Paul Manafort shared polling data with Konstantin Kilimnik –a businessman linked to the Russian intelligence unit GRU, which hacked the DNC–  at least that’s what Special Counsel Robert Mueller apparently thinks, a poorly redacted court filing by the former Trump campaign manager’s attorneys showed. Details that Manafort met with Kilimnik in Madrid while a member…
APTs/cyberespionage, Cybercrime, Government, Malware, Phishing, Security News

‘Cannon’ downloader tool added to Fancy Bear’s APT arsenal

A new cyber espionage campaign from the Russian APT group Fancy Bear has added some firepower in the form of a new malicious first-stage downloader tool called Cannon. Cannon diverges from Fancy Bear’s (aka Sofacy, APT28) usual downloader trojan, Zebrocy, in that it leverages email protocols for C2 communication as opposed to HTTP or HTTPS.…
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State actors may be behind ongoing cyberattack on Austria’s foreign ministry

An ongoing and “serious cyberattack” at Austria’s foreign ministry could be the work of nation-state actors, the country’s government said. The ministry has set up a “coordination committee” to respond to the attack, which started as the country’s Greens party okayed an alliance with conservatives. While the foreign ministry discovered the attack and responded quickly,…
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Gamaredon, like Fancy Bear and Cozy Bear, steps up cyberattacks against Ukraine, others

Russia didn’t just ratchet up its aggression toward Ukraine on the high seas last week, it also stepped cyberattacks against the country and other governments and private entities around the world. Familiar threat actors Fancy Bear – using a packed Zebrocy variant and Cannon payload – and Cozy Bear – delivering a Cobalt Strike Beacon…
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