NATO has been urged to step up attribution in order to better combat state-sponsored threat actors, The Hill reports.
Malicious attackers should be made accountable by NATO for their covert cyber operations, according to Merle Maigre, a senior fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis."
Attribution is a good way to make clear to malicious actors that their actions will be seen and will be addressed," said Maigre at The German Marshall Fund-hosted virtual roundtable meeting.Maigre also said that attribution would indicate policymakers' increased knowledge about network intrusions that would improve attack investigations.
Moreover, the public would also be more accepting of needed cybersecurity measures if they have a greater awareness of existing cybersecurity threats. However, credible evidence is crucial prior to effective attribution of cyberattacks, she said.
”I firmly believe that attribution is only as good as the information that the allies are willing to share," added Maigre.
Numerous fraudulent websites masquerading as legitimate software, including ChatGPT, Gimp, AstraChat, and Go To Meeting, have been used in a new RomCom malware campaign by Cuba ransomware affiliate Void Rabisu, also known as Tropical Scorpius, from December 2022 to April 2023, which was mostly targeted at Eastern Europe, according to BleepingComputer.
Scandinavian Airlines has been demanded to pay $3 million by the Anonymous Sudan threat operation to put an end to distributed denial-of-service attacks against the airline's websites that began in February, reports The Record, a news site by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.
SiliconAngle reports that disrupted hacking site RaidForums had its member database including information from 478,870 members leaked on the new Exposed hacking forum, which is claimed to be owned and administered by the threat actor dubbed as 'Impotent.'