National CSIRT-CY | National Computer Security Incident Response Team of Cyprus

Η Εθνική Ομάδα Αντιμετώπισης Ηλεκτρονικών Επιθέσεων προβλέπει την αύξηση της ηλεκτρονικής ασφαλείας ενισχύοντας την προστασία του κυβερνοχώρου των Εθνικών Κρίσιμων Πληροφοριακών Υποδομών, των τραπεζών και των παροχών επικοινωνίας της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας.

24 September 2021

Η Αρχή Ψηφιακής Ασφάλειας, η Αστυνομία Κύπρου (Υποδιεύθυνση Ηλεκτρονικού Εγκλήματος), η Κεντρική Τράπεζα της Κύπρου και ο Σύνδεσμος Τραπεζών Κύπρου ενώνουν δυνάμεις, τεχνογνωσία και εμπειρίες, σε μια κοινή εκστρατεία ενημέρωσης, με στόχο τη δημιουργία ασπίδας προστασίας έναντι των όσων χρησιμοποιούν ηλεκτρονικές μεθόδους με σκοπό την εξαπάτηση πολιτών ή/και οργανισμών.

10 May 2021

Since 2019, ransomware gangs have leaked the stolen data for 2,103 companies on dark web data leaks sites. When modern ransomware operations began in 2013, the attacker’s goal was to encrypt as many companies as possible and then demand a ransom payment for a decryptor.

16 April 2021

Facebook has now released a public statement clarifying the cause of and addressing some of the concerns related to the recent data leak.

10 March 2021

In a major unprecedented incident, data centers of OVH located in Strasbourg, France have been destroyed by fire.

09 March 2021

The European Banking Authority (EBA) took down all email systems after their Microsoft Exchange Servers were hacked as part of the ongoing attacks targeting organizations worldwide.

25 February 2021

The US Federal Reserve suffered a massive IT systems outage today that prevented wire transfers, ACH transactions, and other services from operating.

28 January 2021

U.S. and Bulgarian authorities this week took control of the dark web site used by the NetWalker ransomware cybercrime group to publish data stolen from its victims.

27 January 2021

With so much of the world transitioning to working, shopping, studying, and streaming online during the coronavirus pandemic, cybercriminals now have access to a larger base of potential victims than ever before.

12 January 2021

Kaspersky researchers found that the Sunburst backdoor, the malware deployed during the SolarWinds supply-chain attack, shows feature overlaps with Kazuar, a .NET backdoor tentatively linked to the Russian Turla hacking group.

26 November 2020

French IT services giant Sopra Steria said today in an official statement that the October Ryuk ransomware attack will lead to a loss of between €40 million and €50 million.

20 October 2020

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged six Russian intelligence operatives for hacking operations related to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the 2017 French elections, and the notorious NotPetya ransomware attack.

19 October 2020

Why ISPs?

1. Protecting ISPs is today an high priority from a nation’s national security perspective.

16 October 2020

Microsoft is working on adding SMTP MTA Strict Transport Security (MTA-STS) support to Exchange Online to ensure Office 365 customers’ email communication security and integrity.

14 October 2020

Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide today said that Russia is behind the August 2020 cyber-attack on the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget).

02 October 2020

Αρχή Ψηφιακής Ασφάλειας – Εθνική Ομάδα Αντιμετώπισης Ηλεκτρονικών Επιθέσεων:

29 September 2020

In 2019, high level executives of national cybersecurity authorities, the European Commission and ENISA,  the EU Agency for Cybersecurity participated in the table-top Blueprint Operational Level Exercise (Blue OLEx) 2019, which underlined the need to implement an intermediate level between the technical and the political ones in the EU cyber crisis management framework.

25 September 2020

On 9 August, QuoIntelligence disseminated a Warning to its government customers about a new APT28 (aka Sofacy, Sednit, Fancy Bear, STRONTIUM, etc.) campaign targeting government bodies of NATO members (or countries cooperating with NATO). In particular, we found a malicious file uploaded to VirusTotal, which ultimately drops a Zebrocy malware and communicates with a C2 in France. After our discovery, we reported the malicious C2 to the French law enforcement as part of our responsible disclosure process.

18 September 2020

The U.S. government on Thursday imposed sweeping sanctions against an Iranian threat actor backed by the country’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for carrying out malware campaigns targeting Iranian dissidents, journalists, and international companies in the telecom and travel sectors.

17 September 2020

The U.S. Department of Justice announced today charges against five Chinese nationals fort cyberattacks on more than 100 companies, some of them being attributed to state-backed hacking group APT41.

11 September 2020

Zoom has announced that starting today it has added two-factor authentication (2FA) support to all user accounts to make it simpler to secure them against security breaches and identity theft.

ENISA: Cyber threats require heightened defences

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