Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-02-23

U.S. Defense Agency That Secures Trumps Communications Confirms Data Breach

www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2020/02/21/us-defense-agency-that-secures-trumps-communications-confirms-data-breach/ The Department of Defense agency responsible for securing the communications of President Trump has suffered a data breach. Heres what is known so far.

Governments of the world just ramped up spying on reporters

www.cjr.org/first_person/ft-nations-surveillance-attacks.php

Transparent Tribe: Four Years Later

blog.yoroi.company/research/transparent-tribe-four-years-later/ Operation Transparent Tribe was first spotted by Proofpoint Researchers in Feb 2016, in a series of espionages operations against Indian diplomats and military personnel in some embassies in Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan.. At that time, the researchers tracked the sources IP in Pakistan, the attacks were part of a wider operation that relies on multi vector such as watering hole websites and phishing email campaigns delivering custom RATs dubbed Crimson and Peppy. These RAT are capable of exfiltrate information, take screenshot and record webcam streams.

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