Russia’s Trident Ursa (aka Gamaredon APT) Cyber Conflict Operations Unwavering Since Invasion of Ukraine

Since Unit 42 last blog in early February covering the advanced persistent threat (APT) group Trident Ursa (aka Gamaredon, UAC-0010, Primitive Bear, Shuckworm), Ukraine and its cyber domain has faced ever-increasing threats from Russia. Trident Ursa is a group attributed by the Security Service of Ukraine to Russia’s Federal Security Service.

As the conflict has continued on the ground and in cyberspace, Trident Ursa has been operating as a dedicated access creator and intelligence gatherer. Trident Ursa remains one of the most pervasive, intrusive, continuously active and focused APTs targeting Ukraine.

Given the ongoing geopolitical situation and the specific target focus of this APT group, Unit 42 researchers continue to actively monitor for indicators of their operations. In doing so, we have mapped out over 500 new domains, 200 samples and other Indicators of Compromise (IoCs) used within the past 10 months that support Trident Ursa’s different phishing and malware purposes.

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Source: Palo Alto Unit 42