NON-STATE ACTORS IN THE CYBERSPACE: AN ATTEMPT TO A TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION, ROLE, IMPACT AND RELATIONS WITH A STATE’S SOCIOECONOMIC STRUCTURE

This paper provides a taxonomic classification of non-state actors in the cyberspace, analyzing their role and impact on a state’s socioeconomic structure Cyber Non-State Actors (CNSA) are key figures in our globalized world: their operations could have a significant impact on international affairs, politics, and on the economy, as much as states do. Non-state actors […]

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New Matanbuchus Campaign drops Cobalt Strike beacons

Matanbuchus malware-as-a-service (Maas) has been observed spreading through phishing campaigns, dropping Cobalt Strike beacons. Threat intelligence firm Cyble has observed a malware-as-a-service (Maas), named Matanbuchus, involved in malspam attacks dropping Cobalt Strike beacons. Matanbuchus is a malware loader that first appeared on the threat landscape in February 2021, when it was offered for rent on Russian-speaking […]

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Threat actors sell access to tens of vulnerable networks compromised by exploiting Atlassian 0day

A threat actor is selling access to 50 vulnerable networks that have been compromised exploiting the recently disclosed Atlassian Confluence zero-day. A threat actor is selling access to 50 vulnerable networks that have been compromised by exploiting the recently discovered Atlassian Confluence zero-day flaw (CVE-2022-26134). The discovery was made by the Rapid7 Threat Intelligence team […]

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Threat actors sell access to tens of vulnerable networks compromised by exploiting Atlassian 0day

A threat actor is selling access to 50 vulnerable networks that have been compromised exploiting the recently disclosed Atlassian Confluence zero-day. A threat actor is selling access to 50 vulnerable networks that have been compromised by exploiting the recently discovered Atlassian Confluence zero-day flaw (CVE-2022-26134). The discovery was made by the Rapid7 Threat Intelligence team […]

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