Industrial threats

Research

Nigerian phishing: Industrial companies under attack

In late 2016, the Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT reported on phishing attacks that were primarily targeting industrial companies from the metallurgy, electric power, construction, engineering and other sectors. As further research demonstrated, this was just part of a bigger story that began much earlier and is unlikely to end any time soon.

Software

Microsoft Security Updates October 2015

Microsoft releases six Security Bulletins today, three of them “critical” remote code execution, to fix almost thirty CVE-enumerated vulnerabilities. None of them are known to be publicly exploited, and only a couple are known to be publicly discussed.

Events

CeCOS VIII – Hong Kong

The eighth annual Counter-eCrime Operations Summit (CeCOS VIII) was held in Hong Kong on April 8th , 9th and 10th, 2014. The event brings together global leaders from financial services, technology, government, law enforcement, communications sectors and research centers. Cybercrime fighters from the field examined: – Public-source criminal tracking techniques – Cloud and mobile malware

Events

CODE BLUE in Tokyo

On February 17th (MON) – 18th (TUE), 2014 we were at an event in Tokyo called “CODE BLUE”, a new international information security conference originating from Japan. Even though this conference was being held for the first time, no less than 400 visitors attended, with people coming from about 10 different countries. The overall atmosphere at

APT reports

The Mystery of Duqu: Part One

First of all, we feel it necessary to clarify some of the confusion surrounding the files and their names related to this incident. To get a full understanding of the situation you only need to know that we’re talking about just two malicious programs here (at a minimum) – the main module and a keylogger.

Reports

APT trends report Q3 2021

The APT trends reports are based on our threat intelligence research and provide a representative snapshot of what we have discussed in greater detail in our private APT reports. This is our latest installment, focusing on activities that we observed during Q3 2021.

Lyceum group reborn

According to older public researches, Lyceum conducted operations against organizations in the energy and telecommunications sectors across the Middle East. In 2021, we have been able to identify a new cluster of the group’s activity, focused on two entities in Tunisia.

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