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Microsoft Outlook Flaw Exploited by Russia’s APT28 to Hack Czech, German Entities
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Microsoft Outlook Flaw Exploited by Russia’s APT28 to Hack Czech, German Entities

The European Union (EU), NATO, the United Kingdom, and the United States denounced Czechia and Germany's disclosure on Friday that they were the subject of a protracted cyber espionage campaign by the nation-state actor known as APT28, which has ties to Russia. A security hole in Microsoft Outlook that was discovered early last year was used to attack certain unidentified businesses in the Czech Republic, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Czech Republic. According to the MFA, cyberattacks that target state institutions, political organizations, and vital infrastructure not only endanger national security but also sabotage the democratic processes that underpin our free society read more Microsoft Outlook Flaw Exploited by Russia's APT28 to Ha...
NATO and EU condemn Russia’s cyberattacks against Germany and Czechia
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NATO and EU condemn Russia’s cyberattacks against Germany and Czechia

Together with other international allies, NATO and the European Union officially denounced the Russian threat organization APT28's protracted cyber espionage campaign against European nations. Germany announced on Friday that numerous email accounts belonging to the Russian threat organization had been compromised in an attack against the Social Democratic Party's Executive Committee. Beginning in April 2022, threat actors launched zero-day attacks against European government, military, energy, and transportation organizations in NATO member states; they also targeted Ukrainian government agencies and NATO fast reaction corps, using the CVE-2023-23397 Microsoft Outlook vulnerability. Additionally, this actor's effort targeted foundations as well as a number of government agencies...
Anatsa Banking Trojan Targeting Users in US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
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Anatsa Banking Trojan Targeting Users in US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

Since the beginning of March 2023, a new Android malware campaign has been seen pushing the Anatsa banking trojan to target banks customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. According to an analysis by ThreatFabric released on Monday, "the actors behind Anatsa aim to steal credentials used to authorise customers in mobile banking applications and perform Device-Takeover Fraud (DTO) to initiate fraudulent transactions." According to the Dutch cybersecurity firm, over 30,000 installations have been made of Anatsa-infected Google Play Store dropper apps to date, proving that the official app storefront is now a successful means of spreading the malware read more Anatsa Banking Trojan Targeting Users in US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. ...
German shipbuilder Lürssen Targeted by Ransomware Cyberattack
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German shipbuilder Lürssen Targeted by Ransomware Cyberattack

The luxury yacht and military ship manufacturer Lürssen in Germany has become the target of a ransomware onslaught. According to company spokesman Oliver Grün, the Bremen-based business was attacked over the Easter weekend. He texted, "We immediately initiated all necessary protective measures in coordination with internal and external experts and informed the relevant authorities." According to the local news source Buten un Binnen, which first reported the incident, the attack has effectively halted a significant portion of Lürssen's shipyard activities read more German shipbuilder Lürssen Targeted by Ransomware Cyberattack. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and the latest cybersecurity news. ...
ChipMixer Crypto Laundromat Shut Down By German and US Authorities
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ChipMixer Crypto Laundromat Shut Down By German and US Authorities

An investigation spearheaded by German and American authorities and supported by Europol, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, and other countries has focused on the cryptocurrency mixer known as ChipMixer. The anti-money-laundering operation, which was carried out on Wednesday, destroyed the ChipMixer network and confiscated four servers, 7TB of data, and 1909.4 Bitcoins (approximately $47.3m) in 55 transactions. According to reports, the majority of the confiscated monies were linked to dark web markets, crypto assets that had been stolen, ransomware organizations, trafficking in illegal items, and the purchase of materials for child sexual abuse read more ChipMixer Crypto Laundromat Shut Down By German and US Authorities. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your ...