Cybersécurité : « ne laissez pas les arrestations du groupe de hackers REVil vous bercer d’un faux sentiment de sécurité »

Le FSB, le service fédéral de sécurité de la fédération de Russie, a annoncé avoir démantelé le groupe de hackers REvil, considéré comme le groupe de cybercriminels le plus redoutable en manière de rançongiciels. The post Cybersécurité : « ne laissez pas les arrestations du groupe de hackers REVil vous bercer d’un faux sentiment de sécurité » […]

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Ukraine intelligence doxed 5 FSB Officers that are members of Gamaredon APT Group

Ukraine’s premier law enforcement and counterintelligence revealed the real identities of five FSB members behind the Gamaredon cyberespionage group. Ukraine’s premier law enforcement and counterintelligence disclosed the real identities of five alleged members of the Russia-linked APT group Gamaredon (aka Primitive Bear, Armageddon, Winterflounder, or Iron Tilden) that are suspected to be components of the […]

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Adventures in Contacting the Russian FSB

KrebsOnSecurity recently had occasion to contact the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), the Russian equivalent of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In the process of doing so, I encountered a small snag: The FSB’s website said in order to communicate with them securely, I needed to download and install an encryption and virtual […]

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The FSB recorded an attempt to encrypt the data of patients in hospitals in Russia

The deputy director of the National coordination center for computer incidents (NCCI) Nikolay Murashov during a speech at the information security forum stated that for the first time in 2020, the Special Services recorded attempts by hackers to introduce malicious software into the information resources of Russian medical institutions in order to encrypt user data. […]

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VMware Flaw a Vector in SolarWinds Breach?

U.S. government cybersecurity agencies warned this week that the attackers behind the widespread hacking spree stemming from the compromise at network software firm SolarWinds used weaknesses in other, non-SolarWinds products to attack high-value targets. According to sources, among those was a flaw in software virtualization platform VMware, which the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) warned […]

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