Russian state hackers switch targets after US joint advisories

Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) operators have switched their attacks to target new vulnerabilities in reaction to US govt advisories published last month with info on SVR tactics, tools, techniques, and capabilities used in ongoing attacks.

The warning comes after US and UK governments formally attributed the SolarWinds supply-chain attack and COVID-19 vaccine developer targeting to Russian SVR (aka APT29, Cozy Bear, and The Dukes) operators’ cyber-espionage efforts on April 15.

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Source: Bleeping Computer