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Governments Targeted by Discord Based Threat Campaign
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Governments Targeted by Discord Based Threat Campaign

According to Menlo Security, an unknown threat actor is targeting APAC and North American governments with data-stealing malware and ransomware. The attacks of the gang begin with a phishing email containing a malicious Discord link that leads to a password-protected zip file. PureCrypter, a.NET malware downloader, is included in this package. According to Menlo Security, the loader will attempt to download a secondary payload from the group's command and control (C2) infrastructure, which is a compromised domain belonging to a non-profit. Other info-stealers and ransomware versions discovered by the security vendor read more Governments Targeted by Discord Based Threat Campaign. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecurity awareness with our co...
Russian hackers disrupt NATO’s aid campaign in Turkey and Syria
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Russian hackers disrupt NATO’s aid campaign in Turkey and Syria

According to a story from The Telegraph, the pro-Russian hacking organisation Killnet has interfered with communication between NATO and military aircraft delivering help to victims of the terrible Turkey-Syria earthquake, which claimed the lives of over 33000 people. Killnet, which has previously attacked websites of important US airports and even government offices of various NATO countries, took credit for the attack on one of its Telegram channels. "We are attacking NATO with strikes. In a closed channel, please. Numerous websites were taken down by the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, including the NATO Special Operations Headquarters website in Belgium and the Strategic read more Russian hackers disrupt NATO’s aid campaign in Turkey and Syria. With ReconBee.c...
UK Politician’s Email Hacked by Suspected Russian Threat Actors
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UK Politician’s Email Hacked by Suspected Russian Threat Actors

A British MP has admitted that his personal email account was compromised by alleged Russian threat actors. In a tweet sent on February 8, Stewart McDonald of the Scottish National Party (SNP) emphasized the spearphishing event. The message said: "I have been dealing with a sophisticated and targeted spear phishing hack of both my personal email account and the personal email account of one of my staff members for the past couple of weeks. These hacks constitute a crime. Although attempts to get into my parliamentary account are ongoing, McDonald, who was formerly the SNP's defense spokesperson read the complete article UK Politician's Email Hacked by Suspected Russian Threat Actors. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and...