Iranian Hackers Utilize ScreenConnect to Spy On UAE, Kuwait Government Agencies

Posted by & filed under Security Alerts.

UAE and Kuwait government agencies are targets of a new cyberespionage campaign potentially carried out by Iranian threat actors, according to new research. Attributing the operation to be the work of Static Kitten (aka MERCURY or MuddyWater), Anomali said the “objective of this activity is to install a remote management tool called ScreenConnect (acquired by ConnectWise 2015) with unique launch parameters… Read more »

Russia-linked Gamaredon Group Targets Ukraine Officials

Posted by & filed under Security Alerts.

Russia-linked Gamaredon cyberespionage group has been targeting Ukrainian targets, including diplomats, government and military officials. Russia linked APT group tracked as Gamaredon has been targeting several Ukrainian diplomats, government and military officials, and law enforcement. The Gamaredon attacks against Ukraine don’t seem to have stopped. In June malware researchers from Cybaze-Yoroi spotted a new suspicious activity potentially linked to the popular… Read more »