Kaspersky Provides More Information on the Sandworm APT Team

The Kaspersky team has recently provided more information on the (presumably) Russian APT group named Sandworm, the hackers behind the attacks on NATO and Ukraine. According to the original post by Kaspersky researchers, the Sandworm hackers have customized and utilized a well-known BlackEnergy crimeware. BlackEnergy…

APT28: Russia's Cyber Espionage Group

FireEye recently released another Advanced Persistent Threat report. This time examining a Russian group of attackers named APT28. The report is named “APT28: A Window Into Russia’s Cyber Espionage Operations” and provides evidence of “long-standing, focused operations that indicate a government sponsor.” According to the…

Zero-Day Used to Hack the NATO, Ukraine, and Others

A Russian group of hackers is reported to have used a zero-day vulnerability within Windows operating system to spy on such targets as NATO, the Ukrainian and Polish governments, the European Union, and other targets. The vulnerability was named the Sandworm (CVE-2014-4114) by the authors of…