Pro-Russia group NoName057(16) targets Ukraine and NATO countries

A Pro-Russian group named NoName057(16) is targeting organizations in Ukraine and NATO countries with DDoS attacks. A Pro-Russian cybercrime group named NoName057(16) (aka 05716nnm or Nnm05716) is behind a wave of DDoS attacks against organizations in Ukraine and NATO countries, SentinelOne researchers reported. The attacks started in March 2022 and targeted government and critical infrastructure […]

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Threat predictions for 2023: From hacktivism to cyberwar

When it comes to 2023 threat predictions, Trellix anticipates spikes in geopolitically motivated attacks across Asia and Europe, hacktivism fueled by tensions from opposing political parties, and vulnerabilities in core software supply chains. “Analyzing current trends is necessary but being predictive in cybersecurity is vital. While organizations focus on near-term threats, we advise all to […]

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Russia’s second-largest bank VTB Bank under DDoS attack

Russia’s second-largest bank VTB Bank reveals it is facing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack in its history. State-owned VTB Bank, the second-largest financial institution in Russia, says it is facing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack in its history. The pro-Ukraine collective IT Army of Ukraine has claimed responsibility for […]

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Pro-Russian group Killnet claims responsibility for DDoS attack that has taken down the European Parliament site

Pro-Russian hacker collective Killnet took down the European Parliament website with a DDoS cyberattack. The Pro-Russia group of hacktivists Killnet claimed responsibility for the DDoS attack that today took down the website of the European Parliament website. #KILLNET, the Pro-Russia #hacking group, claims to have launched a #DDoS attack against the European Parliament’s (@Europarl_EN) official […]

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Russian hacktivists hit Ukrainian orgs with ransomware – but no ransom demands

The Ukrainian CERT (CERT-UA) has uncovered an attack campaign aimed at compromising Ukrainian organizations and irretrievably encrypting their files. To do that, they are leveraging a specific version of the Somnia ransomware that, “according to the attackers’ theoretical plan, does not provide for the possibility of data decryption.” How the attacks unfolded The Ukrainian cyber […]

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CERT-UA warns of multiple Somnia ransomware attacks against organizations in Ukraine

Russian threat actors employed a new ransomware family called Somnia in attacks against multiple organizations in Ukraine. The Government Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine CERT-UA is investigating multiple attacks against organizations in Ukraine that involved a new piece of ransomware called Somnia. Government experts attribute the attacks to the group ‘From Russia with Love’ […]

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Pro-Russia group KillNet targets US airports

The pro-Russia hacktivist group ‘KillNet’ is behind massive DDoS attacks that hit websites of several major airports in the US. The pro-Russia hacktivist group ‘KillNet‘ is claiming responsibility for massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the websites of several major airports in the US. The DDoS attacks have taken the websites offline, users were not […]

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“Egypt Leaks” – Hacktivists are Leaking Financial Data

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Resecurity spotted a new group of hacktivists targeting financial institutions in Egypt, Resecurity, a California-based cybersecurity company protecting Fortune 500 corporations globally, has noticed a new group of hacktivists targeting financial institutions in Egypt. The bad actors go under the campaign “EG Leaks” (also known as “Egypt Leaks”), they started leaking […]

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