IRON HEMLOCK

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Iron Hemlock, a threat actor also known as APT29, Cozy Bear, BlueBravo, Cloaked Ursa, The Dukes, and Midnight Blizzard, has been identified as a significant cybersecurity concern. This group, suspected to be associated with Russia and previously identified as Nobelium, is known for executing actions with malicious intent. The threat actor operates under various names, demonstrating the lack of standardization in naming conventions within the cybersecurity industry. On August 18, 2023, Iron Hemlock initiated a new phishing campaign targeting NATO-aligned countries' foreign affairs ministries. This campaign deployed a variant of Duke malware, which has been linked to the Russian state-backed cyberespionage operation. The Hacker News reported this strategic move, emphasizing the threat posed by Iron Hemlock and its various aliases. The continuous monitoring and analysis of Iron Hemlock's activities are crucial given its history of sophisticated operations and potential ties to state-sponsored entities. Despite advancements in technology, old threats and techniques, such as phishing campaigns, remain a significant issue. As such, understanding the tactics, techniques, and procedures employed by groups like Iron Hemlock can aid in the development of effective defense strategies.
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CERT-EU
9 months ago
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GitLab vulnerability leveraged in LABRAT cryptojacking, proxyjacking operation
CERT-EU
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FBI: North Korean hackers transferred $40 million in stolen cryptocurrency funds in one day
CERT-EU
9 months ago
Suspected Russian phishing campaign sets sights on NATO countries
CERT-EU
a year ago
Microsoft warns of rise in credential stealing attacks by Russia-linked group