Category: Threat actor

Threat actor

BARRIER TAPE

A kinetic and sound sculpture made up of pieces of barrier tape. “Barrier Tape” continues a kinetic installation line of work based on real-life objects and hypnotic patterns. The piece decontextualises an everyday urban element used to control and condition the movement of people, and uses it to create a 1.600 square meter installation.The result…

Threat Actors Attack Telecom, ISP, & Universities Using Cross-platform Malware

There have been multiple reports of attacks targeting multiple sectors of the Middle East and Africa by an unknown threat actor that has previously gone undocumented and whose origin is unknown. These attacks have affected the following sectors:-TelecomInternet service providersUniversitiesIt is very imperative for operators to have a clear understanding of the following three key…

Chinese engineer convicted in US of aiding spy agency

A Chinese man who entered the United States to study electrical engineering was found guilty of secretly providing information on possible recruitment targets to a Chinese espionage unit, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Ji Chaoqun, 31, was convicted Monday of illegally acting as an agent of a foreign government and of making false statements after…

An advisor to the January 6 committee said Mark Meadows’

A former technical adviser to the January 6 committee discussed the investigation with “60 Minutes.” Denver Riggleman said texts from Mark Meadows showed a “roadmap” to overturning the election. Meadows was receiving texts about the alternate electors plot just days after the election. LoadingSomething is loading. A former technical adviser to the January 6 committee…

Attackers impersonate CircleCI to compromise GitHub accounts

Threat actors target GitHub users to steal credentials and two-factor authentication (2FA) codes by impersonating the CircleCI DevOps platform. GitHub is warning of an ongoing phishing campaign targeting its users to steal credentials and two-factor authentication (2FA) codes by impersonating the CircleCI DevOps platform. The company learned of the attacks against its users on September…

Metador: A New Hacking Group Hiding in Telecoms and ISPs

Researchers at SentinelLabs discovered a new threat actor that’s highly sophisticated in its operations – leaving no trace by using its malware in the system memory. They named it Metador and its associated Windows malware ‘metaMain’ and ‘Mafalda’, which can take tens of commands to perform. They noted the threat actor targeting telecom companies, internet…

TV News: Spy, Villains, Mouth, Lying, Spector

HBO Max Spy/MasterFilming is reportedly underway in Romania and Hungary on the new HBO Max six-episode Cold War-set spy drama series “Spy/Master” starring Alec Secareanu (“God’s Own Country”) as the right-hand man and closest advisor to a Romanian dictator. [Source: Variety] If We Were VillainsBlink49 Studios and Eleven are planning a series adaptation of author…

Miami Herald editorial says Gov

The Miami Herald editorial criticizing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ “Christian nationalist shtick.” The publication warned that Christian nationalism, growing in popularity in the GOP, has links to white supremacy. The editorial concluded that Democrats must do more to counter Christian nationalist rhetoric. LoadingSomething is loading. The Miami Herald published an editorial criticizing Florida Gov. Ron…