Tag: Russian hackers


Russian hackers target vulnerable webmail servers in Europe for espionage

February 19, 2024

Via: CSO Online

A Russian advanced persistent threat (APT) actor has been using the cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Roundcube webmail servers to target critical government infrastructures in Europe, according to a research by Recorded Future. The threat group, known as Winter Vivern, […]


SolarWinds: US and UK blame Russian intelligence service hackers for major cyber attack

April 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Hackers working for the Russian foreign intelligence service are behind the SolarWinds attack, cyber espionage campaigns targeting Covid-19 research facilities and more, according to the United States and the United Kingdom. The US accusation comes in a joint advisory by […]


Intel, Nvidia, and Cisco among companies affected by SolarWinds hack

December 22, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Last week brought news that multiple federal government agencies, including the US Treasury and Commerce departments, had been compromised after installing a booby-trapped update for network monitoring software SolarWinds Orion. It’s believed that hackers working at the behest of the […]


Faced with massive suspected Russian cyber-attack on the U.S. government, Trump blames China

December 21, 2020

Via: Fortune

President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a massive cyber-attack on the U.S. government and suggested China may have been responsible — even as other U.S. officials are convinced Russia was the perpetrator. In doing so Saturday on Twitter, the […]


Russian hackers hit US government using widespread supply chain attack

December 14, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Russian hackers have breached networks belonging to the US government and private organizations worldwide in a widespread espionage campaign that uses the global software supply chain to infect targets. The US Treasury and Commerce departments are among the US government […]


Russian state hackers are targeting Biden and Trump campaigns, MSFT warns

September 11, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Fancy Bear—the Russian state hacking group that brought you the smash-and-leak attacks on the Democratic National Committee and World Anti-Doping Agency, the NotPetya worm that inflicted billions of dollars of damage worldwide, and the VPN Filter compromise of 500,000 routers—is […]