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Doppelgänger: Russia's suspected influence operation targets Germany
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Doppelgänger, a suspected Russian influence operation targeting global audiences, has been under the watch of SentinelLabs and ClearSky Cyber Security since late 2023.
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Bridewell reveals top cyber threats to national infrastructure
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Bridewell's 2024 CyberScape Briefing unveils severe cyber threats impacting critical national infrastructure, including Cobalt Strike usage swell.
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Quorum Cyber predicts major cyber threats for 2024
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Quorum Cyber's 2024 report forecasts AI weaponisation and intensified threats from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as major cybersecurity concerns.
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Unprecedented surge in critical infrastructure cyberattacks
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A shocking 30% increase in attacks on critical infrastructures was recorded in 2023, resulting in over 420 million incidents.
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Ransomware attacks surged by 45% in 2023, report finds
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Ransomware attacks surged by 45% YoY in 2023, hugely exceeding initial predictions, despite a December downturn.
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Cyberint report explores digital dynamics of Israel-Hamas, Russia-Ukraine conflicts
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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Cyberint releases report on digital warfare trends in Israel-Hamas and Russia-Ukraine conflicts, highlighting increased hacktivism.
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Google Cloud unveils cybersecurity predictions for 2024 in new report
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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Google Cloud reveals cybersecurity predictions for 2024, highlighting the continued evolution of cyber threats.
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Trellix warns of rising collaboration in ransomware groups in 2023 report
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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Cybersecurity firm Trellix exposes alarming collaboration within ransomware groups, citing sophisticated tools and tactics, in a new report.
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'UK's crucial infrastructure under major threat from cyber attacks' report reveals
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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The National Cyber Security Centre's annual review reveals a sustained and significant cyber threat to the UK's crucial infrastructure.
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Kaspersky reveals extensive report on Asian Advanced Persistent Threat groups
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Kaspersky unveils a comprehensive report on Asian APT groups, providing detailed insights into global cyber threat incidents.
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Ransomware acting within 24 hours of access now: Secureworks report
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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Ransomware attacks are happening faster than ever, with threat actors achieving complete system compromise in less than 24 hours, according to Secureworks. .
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The increasing presence of pro-Russia hacktivists
Mon, 27th Feb 2023
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Pro-Russian hacktivists have moved beyond the basic denial-of-service scripts and crowdsourced attacks to more advanced and potent techniques.
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The role open-source intelligence is playing in the Russian invasion
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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A newly released report by intelligence firm Flashpoint has detailed the role of open-source intelligence (OSINT) in the conflict.
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Killnet software given to pro-Russian hacktivists - Radware
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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Passion Botnet, a DDoS-as-a-Service offered by the Passion Group, has been used in attacks targeting medical institutions across multiple countries.
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Mandiant uncovers new Russian attacks against Ukraine by Turla
Tue, 10th Jan 2023
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Mandiant published research of a new espionage operation targeting Ukraine that it suspects is being conducted by Russian cyber espionage group, Turla.
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Russia's data centre market primed for growth - iKS-Consulting
Fri, 6th Dec 2019
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Russia’s data centre market value will see a boost of 27% year-on-year growth, reaching a total of US$561 million, according to research from iKS-Consulting.
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IXcellerate launches Moscow Two data center
Tue, 15th Oct 2019
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IXcellerate opens largest data hall, Moscow Two, boosting Russia's digital infrastructure capacity.
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GCSB exposes Russia's involvement in malicious cyber attacks
Thu, 4th Oct 2018
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New Zealand and UK blame Russian government for cyber attacks on political institutions, businesses, sports bodies, and media.
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Exclusive: The white hat hackers making sure your internet stays safe
Thu, 27th Sep 2018
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Kaspersky's GReAT team director, Vitaly Kamluk, discusses the current state of cyber security and the future of the internet.
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Advice: FBI urges people to reboot their routers following Russia attack
Fri, 1st Jun 2018
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After the FBI issued a plea for people around the world to reset their routers, Vectra's EMEA director has some advice for businesses moving forward.
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Germany infiltrated by Russian group that crippled Ukraine’s power
Wed, 9th May 2018
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The power grid in modern countries may not be as secure as you think, as reports have emerged revealing hackers have breached Germany's supply.
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Expert insights: Should we be preparing for cyberwar with Russia?
Wed, 18th Apr 2018
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Days after the missile strike on Syria by Western powers, fears are growing over a potential retaliation by Russia - here's what the experts think.
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Expert: Farce involving Russia’s US elections breach needs resolving
Mon, 5th Mar 2018
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Multiple US officials have announced the intelligence community had evidence that states had been compromised by Russia but didn't tell anyone.
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Expert says Germany’s ‘hack back’ proposal is a slippery slope
Mon, 9th Oct 2017
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German intelligence has urged to be granted legal authority to ‘hack back’ in the event of international cyberattacks - is it the right idea though?.