NSA, CISA, FBI Warn of Custom Exfiltration Tools Being Used Against Defense Industrial Base Organization

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the FBI released a Cybersecurity Advisory today that details the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) that likely multiple advanced persistent threat (APT) groups Read More …

US arm of Israeli defense giant Elbit Systems says it was hacked

Elbit Systems of America, the U.S. arm of Israeli defense contractor Elbit, says its network was compromised in early June and personal information of employees was stolen. In a breach notification filed with the Maine attorney general’s office, Elbit Systems 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 …

MBDA is refuting the alleged ‘hacking’ of the company’s information systems

MBDA is refuting the alleged ‘hacking’ of the company’s information systems, and has filed a report with police of an attempt to blackmail the company. MBDA is the subject of a blackmail attempt by a criminal group that falsely claims Read More …

Russian Hackers Target U.S. HIMARS Maker in ‘New Type of Attack’

ussian hackers have launched “a new type of attack” on American military company Lockheed Martin, the maker of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), the weapon the hackers believe is responsible for thousands of deaths in Ukraine, according Read More …

Defense contractor pays $9m to settle whistleblower’s cybersecurity allegations

Aerojet Rocketdyne, which makes propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, missiles and satellites for NASA and the US military, has agreed to pay $9 million to settle charges it misrepresented its products’ compliance with cybersecurity requirements in federal government Read More …

China-linked Twisted Panda caught spying on Russian defense R&D

Chinese cyberspies targeted two Russian defense institutes and possibly another research facility in Belarus, according to Check Point Research. The new campaign, dubbed Twisted Panda, is part of a larger, state-sponsored espionage operation that has been ongoing for several months, Read More …

Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Target Cleared Defense Contractor Networks to Obtain Sensitive U.S. Defense Information and Technology

From at least January 2020, through February 2022, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have observed regular targeting of U.S. cleared defense contractors (CDCs) by Russian state-sponsored cyber actors. Read More …

Warning over mysterious hackers that have been targeting aerospace and defence industries for years

An unknown criminal hacking group is targeting organisations in the aviation, aerospace, defence, transportation and manufacturing industries with trojan malware, in attacks that researchers say have been going on for years. Dubbed TA2541 and detailed by cybersecurity researchers at Proofpoint, Read More …