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Weekly Intelligence Snapshot – Week 7

Following the increasingly tense situation in Ukraine, this week read about the unconfirmed withdrawal of Russian troops and a DDoS attack that affected the Ministry of Defense and some of its banks. Both events came after the US’ warning of an imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine. Also, FBI and USSS released a joint advisory providing IOC information on the BlackByte ransomware group.

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Weekly Intelligence Snapshot – Week 6

For this week’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft addressed 51 security flaws – one zero-day but none of them rated as critical. Also Adobe and SAP released patches for their products, some rated as critical. Besides, the European Commission unveils the EU Chips Act, which aims to reach at least 20 percent of world semiconductors production by 2030 to ensure the security of the EUs supply, resilience and technological leadership.

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Weekly Intelligence Snapshot – Week 5

This week, read about Lazarus targeting users with malicious decoy documents by leveraging Windows Update Client and GitHub. The North Korean linked APT is sending malicious decoy documents disguised as job offers or letters by notable defense organizations like Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Boeing, Airbus, and more. Secondly, the US and UK are sending troops to #Ukraine. We suspect the tensions in Eastern Europe will likely result in cyberattacks and other forms of hybrid warfare such as disinformation campaigns soon.

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Weekly Intelligence Snapshot – Week 4

This week, we report on an old acquaintance striking with a new Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) rootkit dubbed MoonBounce. Attributed to China-linked cyber espionage group APT41 (also known as Winnti), the campaign’s objective, amongst other things, is to steal sensitive intellectual property and personally identifiable information. Besides, we give an update on the ongoing diplomatic efforts to help de-escalation between Ukraine and Russia

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Weekly Intelligence Snapshot – Week 3

This week, we look at the recent attack on Ukrainian government websites, which further stoked already escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia. Russia’s use of hybrid tactics has played a large part in the current conflict with Ukraine and is likely to continue. Besides, read about read about the Lazarus subgroup dubbed BlueNoroff, which targets small and medium-sized companies to steal crypto assets.

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