Pierluigi Paganini March 23, 2024
Russia-linked APT29 targeted German political parties with WINELOADER backdoor

Russia-linked threat actors employ the WINELOADER backdoor in recent attacks targeting German political parties. In late February, Mandiant researchers spotted the Russia-linked group APT29 using a new variant of the WINELOADER backdoor to target German political parties with a CDU-themed lure.   This is the first time Mandiant observed the APT29 subcluster targeting political parties, suggesting […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 29, 2024
New SPIKEDWINE APT group is targeting officials in Europe

A new threat actor, tracked as dubbed SPIKEDWINE, has been observed targeting officials in Europe with a previously undetected backdoor WINELOADER. Zscaler researchers warn that a previously unknown threat actor dubbed SPIKEDWINE has been observed targeting European officials. The cyberspies used a bait PDF document masqueraded as an invitation letter from the Ambassador of India, inviting diplomats to a wine-tasting […]