Tag: Cozy Bear


Russia-linked cyber groups used commercial security tools to target Ukraine, report states

August 18, 2022

Via: FCW

Russian-linked threat actors harnessed a commercial security tool to launch cyberattacks on Ukrainian government organizations and a series of phishing attacks designed to infiltrate key systems amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, according to new research published today by Trustwave. The […]


Russia’s Cozy Bear comes out of hiding with post-election spear-phishing blitz

November 20, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Attackers suspected of working for the Russian government masqueraded as a US State Department official in an attempt to infect dozens of organizations in government, military, defense contracting, media, and other industries, researchers from security firm FireEye warned on Monday. […]


Trump says CIA report that Russia helped his electoral win is “ridiculous”

December 12, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

President-elect Donald Trump has continued to flaunt reported assessments by the CIA that the Russian government specifically helped his campaign win the presidential election, calling them “ridiculous.” One of Trump’s top advisors, Kellyanne Conway, also dubbed them “laughable and ridiculous” […]

Cybersecurity, Editorial

Security firm on DNC breach: ‘This wasn’t Script Kiddie stuff’

June 21, 2016

Via: Michael Boyd

In an ongoing chain of twists, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) breach got another development today. After a lone hacker named Guccifer 2.0 claimed he was responsible for the breach, another security firm reinforces the original findings – that Russian […]