Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2022 threw Russia's cybercrime ecosystem into a state of upheaval that still exists to this day. "We identified disruptions to literally every single form of commodified cybercrime," said Alexander Leslie, associate threat intelligence analyst at Recorded Future.
Last year was another bonanza in zero-days for Chinese state hackers, say security researchers in a report predicting a permanent uptick in nation-state exploitation of yet-unpatched vulnerabilities. "Attackers seek stealth and ease of exploitation," writes cybersecurity firm Mandiant.
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Cybersecurity researchers say they are almost certain they have spotted traces of the advanced persistent threat group Dark Pink, which recently emerged, now apparently attacking victims with a newly improved obfuscation routine to evade anti-malware measures.
Arctic Wolf has expanded its security operations platform into threat intelligence, incident response and cyber insurance, says CEO Nick Schneider. The company has focused on putting businesses in the best possible position to answer questions from insurance carriers following a security incident.
The Royal ransomware group targeting critical infrastructure in the United States and other countries is made up of experienced ransomware attackers and has strong similarities to Conti, the infamous Russia-linked hacking group, according to a new alert issued by U.S. authorities.
Threat actors actively targeting multinational clients of data center outsourcers and help desk providers in China and Singapore are posting stolen credentials for sale on data leak sites, and cybersecurity firm Resecurity says these actions could be part of a nation-state cyberespionage campaign.
The Asia-Pacific region had the dubious distinction of being the global region that faced the most cyberattacks during 2022, as observed by IBM's threat intelligence platform. IBM says the region accounted for 31% of all incidents monitored during 2022.
Intel 471 has promoted second-in-command Jason Passwaters to CEO and tasked him with onboarding less-mature security organizations for narrower use cases. The company plans to land more threat intelligence customers by focusing on areas such as vulnerability management and patch prioritization.
Embedding OpenAI technology in Microsoft Bing will help both hackers and cyber defenders. The AI tool could make it easier for hackers to drive traffic to malicious sites, avoid search engine blocking and distribute malware, but it could also help security teams with code analysis and threat intel.
AT&T wants to unload its cyber assets just five years after doubling down on security through its $600 million purchase of threat intelligence vendor AlienVault. The Dallas-based carrier has been working with British banking firm Barclays to solicit bids for its cybersecurity business, Reuters said.