Iran’s Chafer hacking group is targeting aviation repair and maintenance firms in an apparent effort to obtain information needed to shore up the safety of that country’s fleet of domestic aircraft, according to research by the firm Symantec.
The UK’s Foreign Office Minister Lord Ahmad said that the UK Government believes Russia was responsible for the destructive NotPetya cyber-attack of June 2017. How can they be sure? We look at five, strong clues pointing back to the Kremlin.
Dutch intelligence is claiming to have observed Russian state-sponsored hackers known as Cozy Bear attacking Democratic Party organizations in the U.S. beginning in 2014.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:28 — 41.7MB)Subscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this week’s Security Ledger Podcast, Episode – number 80 – we look at Advanced Persistent Threat (or APT) actors three ways with three different experts offering their take on the world’s most sophisticated hacking groups in Russia, North Korea and the Middle East.
Hackers believed to be affiliated with a nation-state hacked into emergency shutdown systems at a facility in the Middle East. The attack seemed intended to “cause a high-impact attack with physical consequences,” according to reports from a number of cyber security firms.