CISA Releases 12 Industrial Control Systems Advisories

CISA has released 12 Industrial Control Systems (ICS) advisories on August 30, 2022. These advisories provides timely information about current security issues, vulnerabilities, and exploits surrounding ICS. CISA encourages users and administrators to review the newly released ICS advisories for Read More …

NATO investigates hacker sale of missile firm data

Nato is assessing the impact of a data breach of classified military documents being sold by a hacker group online. The data includes blueprints of weapons being used by Nato allies in the Ukraine war. Criminal hackers are selling the Read More …

MERCURY leveraging Log4j 2 vulnerabilities in unpatched systems to target Israeli organizations

In recent weeks, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) and Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team detected Iran-based threat actor MERCURY leveraging exploitation of Log4j 2 vulnerabilities in SysAid applications against organizations all located in Israel. MSTIC assesses with high confidence Read More …

US ‘actively defending against foreign interference and influence’ in midterms, Cyber Command says

US military and intelligence officials are stepping up their efforts to defend the electoral process from foreign hacking and disinformation as the November midterms approach, officials said Thursday. Officials are “actively defending against foreign interference and influence operations in U.S. Read More …

Twitter, Meta kill hundreds of pro-Western troll accounts

Well known for an abundance of anti-western troll accounts and propaganda, Twitter and Meta are reporting that they’ve taken down nearly 200 accounts that, for the past five years, have been amplifying pro-Western messages in the Middle East and Central Read More …

Kimsuky’s GoldDragon cluster and its C2 operations

Kimsuky (also known as Thallium, Black Banshee and Velvet Chollima) is a prolific and active threat actor primarily targeting Korea-related entities. Like other sophisticated adversaries, this group also updates its tools very quickly. In early 2022, Kaspersky researchers observed this Read More …