Ukrainian crook jailed in US for selling thousands of stolen login credentials

A Ukrainian man has been sentenced to four years in a US federal prison for selling on a dark-web marketplace stolen login credentials for more than 6,700 compromised servers. Glib Oleksandr Ivanov-Tolpintsev, 28, was arrested by Polish authorities in Korczowa, Read More …

Mystery of alleged Chinese hack on eve of Ukraine invasion

Allegations of Chinese cyber activity as the recent conflict broke out in Ukraine have been emerging. The details appear unusually murky but one Western intelligence official believes the aim was espionage – and the cyber-attack may have been broader than Read More …

DOJ: Ukrainian ransomware suspect extradited from Poland to face charges in Texas

A Ukrainian national accused of a major ransomware attack will face charges in Texas after his extradition from Poland, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. Yaroslav Vasinskyi, 22, is charged with unleashing ransomware known as Sodinokibi/REvil against companies including Kaseya, a Read More …

Ukraine: EU deploys cyber rapid-response team

A cyber rapid-response team (CRRT) is being deployed across Europe, after a call for help from Ukraine. The newly formed team of eight to 12 experts, from Lithuania, Croatia, Poland, Estonia, Romania, and the Netherlands, has committed to help defend Read More …

New FluBot and TeaBot campaigns target Android devices worldwide

New FluBot and TeaBot malware distribution campaigns have been spotted, using typical smishing lures or laced apps against Android users in Australia, Germany, Poland, Spain, and Romania. The SMS topics used for spreading the FluBot malware include fake courier messages, Read More …

Ghostwriter Update: Cyber Espionage Group UNC1151 Likely Conducts Ghostwriter Influence Activity

In July 2020, Mandiant Threat Intelligence released a public report detailing an ongoing influence campaign we named “Ghostwriter.” Ghostwriter is a cyber-enabled influence campaign which primarily targets audiences in Lithuania, Latvia and Poland and promotes narratives critical of the North Read More …