20 Jan 2022

CISA Insights Bulletin Urges U.S. Preparation for Data Wiping Attacks

In what felt like coordinated attacks last Friday, data-wiping malware (masquerading as ransomware) hit Ukrainian government organizations and was quickly followed by an aggressive unattributed cyber attack on Ukrainian government sites. The attacks prompted the release of a CISA Insights Bulletin urging U.S. organizations to strengthen their cybersecurity defenses. 

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29 Mar 2019

DHS & FBI Report that Election Infrastructure in all 50 States Targeted During 2016

The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have issued a special report acknowledging that the election infrastructure in all 50 states was targeted during the 2016 election.

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27 Sep 2018

Researchers find Russian “VPNfilter” malware was a Swiss Army hacking knife

VPNfilter, a malware that has been found on 500,000 routers (from several different makers) across 54 countries, has been discovered to carry a more diverse set of threats than previously known, according to research by Cisco’s Talos. The complex malware was designed to exploit the networks to which the routers

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21 Aug 2018

Microsoft Thwarts Russia Hackers Targeting GOP Critics of Trump

“Microsoft Corp. has detected and seized web domains created by cyber-attackers linked to the Russian military, in a potential attempt to manipulate and disrupt the U.S. midterm elections. The shadowy group, known as Strontium, created domains that mimicked organizations such as the International Republican Institute and Hudson Institute so intended

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24 May 2018

Your Home Router Could be Compromised by Russian Spies

Over 500,000 home and small business routers have been compromised by Russian hackers in an attack that could be targeting your personal information.

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29 Dec 2016

DHS-FBI Joint Analysis Report on GRIZZLY STEPPE Russian Malicious Cyber Activity

“This Joint Analysis Report (JAR) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This document provides technical details regarding the tools and infrastructure used by the Russian civilian and military intelligence Services (RIS) to compromise and exploit networks

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