APT 28

Pierluigi Paganini August 13, 2020
FBI and NSA joint report details APT28’s Linux malware Drovorub

The FBI and NSA issue joint alert related to new Linux malware dubbed Drovorub that has been used by the Russia-linked APT28 group. The FBI and NSA have published a joint security alert containing technical details about a new piece of Linux malware, tracked as Drovorub, allegedly employed by Russia-linked the APT28 group. The name […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 15, 2017
BitDefender found the first MAC OS version of the X-Agent used by the APT28

Security experts at Bitdefender discovered a MAC OS version of the X-Agent malware used by the Russian APT28 cyberespionage group. Security experts at BitDefender have discovered a MAC OS malware program that’s likely part of the arsenal of the dreaded Russian APT 28 group (aka Pawn Storm, Sednit, Sofacy, Fancy Bear and Tsar Team). The Russian nation-state actor was involved […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 23, 2016
Russian Nation-state hackers intensify operations in Syria

According to security experts Russian nation-state hackers are behind cyber espionage campaigns against opposition groups and NGOs in Syria. Russia is behind a cyber espionage campaign against Syrian opposition groups and NGOs, the Kremlin wants to conduct a PSYOP to influence the sentiment of the country on the humanitarian crisis as a diversionary action for its military […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 02, 2015
US weighs sanctioning China and Russia in response to recent cyber attacks

The Obama administration weighs sanctioning China and Russia in response to recent cyber attacks who have exposed sensitive data of the US Govt and US firms. The US Government is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese hackers in response to the hacking campaign targeting US entities. The news was reported by several U.S. officials yesterday who […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 30, 2015
Alleged Russian hackers behind the EFF Spear phishing Scam

The experts at EFF organization speculate that Russian State-sponsored hackers belonging the APT 28 group have managed the last EFF Spear phishing Scam. Attackers, alleged to belong to a Russian state-sponsored APT registered a bogus Electronic Frontier Foundation domain earlier this month. The hackers used the name brand of popular privacy watchdog in an attempt to trick […]