In this article, we first briefly give the background information on cyber threats and cyber threat actors and then list prominent Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups.
Russian GRU Brute Force Campaign Revealed
US and UK intelligence services published a joint advisory on the Russian GRU’s ongoing brute force attack campaign that targeted cloud environments of both government agencies and critical private sector institutions.
A Malicious Actor Gaining Control Over Tor Exit Relays
A malicious actor has been detected to have controlled more than 27% of the Tor network exit relays to manipulate the crypto currency transaction related traffic.
State Sponsored Attackers Targeting Microsoft Exchange Vulnerabilities
Microsoft urges Exchange users to patch the servers immediately as multiple threat actors, including state sponsored attackers are actively exploiting multiple critical vulnerabilities patched recently.
State Sponsored Attackers Targeted FireEye
US based cybersecurity firm Fire Eye has been attacked by highly sophisticated malicious actors that are believed to be backed by an adversary state.