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FIN10 Threat Actors Hack and Extort Canadian Mining, Casino Industries

Previously unknown threat actor has extracted hundreds of thousands of dollars from Canadian companies in a vicious cyberattack campaign that dates back to 2013, FireEye says.

FIN10 Hacking Group Attacking Canadian Casinos, FireEye Finds

FireEye report looks into the activities of the FIN10 cyber-extortion group that has been active since 2013, without using zero-day malware or ransomware to exploit victims.

Kremlin hackers’ new target: Montenegro

Their decision to join NATO likely played a part The prolific Kremlin-backed hacking crew blamed for attacking the US Democratic National Committee last year has targeted the Montenegro government with cyberattacks, according to cybersecurity company FireEye.…

EternalBlue Exploit Spreading Gh0st RAT, Nitol

FireEye said threat actors are using the NSA's EternalBlue exploit of the same Microsoft SMBv1 vulnerability as WannaCry to spread Nitol and Gh0st RAT.

FireEye CEO Mandia Talks Rapid Rise of Nation-State Threats

FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia at Interop ITX discussed changes in the geopolitical threat landscape and how attackers target their victims.

New Threat Research Shows Vietnam a Rising Force in Cyberespionage

FireEye report on APT32 puts evidence together of a group attacking private and public targets for the sake of Vietnamese state interests.

FireEye calls Shim-anigans: Bank-raiding hackers switch tactics

Game's the same, just got more fierce, apparently A group of money-grabbing cybercrooks have switched up their tactics in a pretty interesting way, we're told.

Buckle up and let us explain.…

China ‘hacked’ South Korea to wreck Star Wars missile shield

FireEye fingers Middle Kingdom infiltration teams Well-connected security biz FireEye is claiming Chinese hackers are trying to break into South Korea's military to halt the deployment of an anti-ballistic weapons system in the country.…

Researchers claim China trying to hack South Korea missile defense efforts

Deployment of THAAD upsets China, seen as espionage tool.

Criminals, Intelligence Agents Shared Zero-Day Microsoft Word Flaw

The same exploit using a zero-day security flaw patched by Microsoft this week was used to spread malicious software used by cyber-criminals and cyber-spies, according to FireEye.

Microsoft Word 0-day was actively exploited by strange bedfellows

Same exploit used by malware crooks and nation-sponsored hackers targeting Russians.

Microsoft Word exploit linked to cyberspying in Ukraine conflict

A previously unknown Microsoft Office vulnerability was recently used to deliver spyware to Russian-speaking targets, in a possible case of cyberespionage.Security firm FireEye noticed the intrusion attempt, which taps a critical software flaw that hackers are using to craft malicious Microsoft Word documents.[ Expand your security career horizons with these essential certifications for smart security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld's Security Report newsletter. ]On Wednesday, FireEye said it uncovered one attack that weaponized a Russian military training manual. Once opened, the malicious document will deliver FinSpy, a surveillance software that’s been marketed to governments.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here