Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology Anne Neuberger described the intelligence as "fragmentary" information regarding preparatory work for a cyberattack and said that the government alerted potentially impacted sectors in classified briefings.
Germany’s Office for Information Security (BSI) recommended users find alternatives for Kaspersky products, saying the antivirus software company could be forced to carry out attacks or spy on behalf of the Russian government.
Certainly, the notion of delivering support to Ukraine has gained traction. Cybersecurity companies have indeed found ways to deliver free product and services to support Ukraine in its efforts to counter cyberattacks. But experts warn: stop in think in retaliatory measures.
A hacking group tied to the Chinese Ministry of State Security leveraged a number of zero-day vulnerabilities, such as Log4j and a previously undiscovered flaw in USAHerds, a commercial-off-the-shelf application used for tracing animal diseases, to gain initial access.
Fortinet announced that it ceased operations within Russia, including company sales, support, and professional services, but will "continue to support our employees in Russia who are being unwillingly impacted."
It's unusual for CISA to add more than a handful of vulnerabilities to their catalog at a time, but the current state of conflict in Ukraine may be spurring efforts to ensure organizations address risk to prevent cyberwarfare activities spilling into U.S.
Daxin operates as a Windows kernel driver and is designed "optimized" for the use of single external command, to hop from infected system to infected system on a single network with varying security measures put in place.