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Tag: Russia-Ukraine war

APT Spotlight Series: Sandworm

This blog is the latest in our series taking a deeper dive into advanced persistent threat (APT) groups. Throughout this series, we aim to demystify APT groups around the world, including their motives, dynamics, and some of their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). The “A” stands for advanced technical sophistication, the “P” for persistent access […]

What we’re reading this month: September 2022

In this months episode of the what we’re reading series, we deep dive into an investigation into Russia’s military intelligence service (GRU), the recent Ethereum merge, and tracking the Russia -Ukraine war in Liveuamap. Check out the key takeaways from the team below. Riam: Bellingcat GRU investigation Late last month, Bellingcat released findings from an […]

Meet DUMPS Forum: A pro-Ukraine, anti-Russia cybercriminal forum

While the Russian invasion of Ukraine has typically been met with a response of horror and condemnation across the globe, the conflict has also proven highly divisive among the world’s cybercriminal community. Opinions on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s so-called ‘special military operation’ depend on several factors, notably the cybercriminal’s background, political beliefs, or other nationalistic […]

What we’re reading this month: June 2022

As you’d imagine, our talented team of intelligence analysts spend a considerable amount of time reading different material each month, in order to stay abreast of the latest developments within our industry. This puts the team in the best place to provide answers to the important questions that our clients need to know about. Some […]

Killnet: The Hactivist Group That Started A Global Cyber War

Since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine war, hacktivism has experienced a substantial resurgence, with many hacktivist groups being created in support of either Ukraine or Russia. We have observed an explosion in the number of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS), defacement, and data-leakage attacks over the past few months, targeting governments, critical sectors, and organizations in key […]

The Russia – Ukraine war: Two months in

The two-month mark of the Russia and Ukraine war has passed, with Russia almost certainly having failed to meet its initial strategic goals. While Russian commentators may try to paint the ongoing conflict in a favorable light, Russian President Putin’s ‘special military operation’ was almost certainly intended to produce a lightning offensive, enabling the Russian […]

Biden’s Executive Order on Crypto: What you need to know

On 9 Mar 2022 US President Biden signed a new executive order (EO) to ensure the responsible development of cryptocurrency in the U.S. This EO provides direction towards future regulation and strategy, with that strategy likely to determine how cryptocurrency will be managed in the coming years. The EO has largely been received in a […]