QuoIntelligence listed as a Representative Vendor in 2021 Gartner® Market Guide for Security Threat Intelligence Products and Services
QuoIntelligence, a leading provider of cyber threat intelligence, today announced it has been identified as a Representative Vendor in the 2021 Gartner “Market Guide for Security Threat Intelligence Products and Services” report.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Cybersecurity continues to be a pressing topic for organizations from all industries. And the ongoing rise of ransomware attacks will continue to pose a significant threat despite law enforcement disruption campaigns. What else does 2022 have in store?
This week, we cover Patch Tuesday. Microsoft addresses six zero-days and a wormable vulnerability, and Adobe and SAP address critical security flaws in multiple products. Additionally, read about the protests in Kazakhstan and their implications for organizations.
The first edition of our Weekly Intelligence Summary of 2022 is here. It highlights Konni, a new variant of malware used in spear-phishing campaigns attributed to the North Korea-linked APT targeting Russian diplomats.
For this year’s last edition of the Weekly Intelligence Summary, we prepared an outlook for 2022 looking at ransomware trends, the cybercrime threat to digital assets and geopolitical tensions reflected in cyberspace.