Russian Hacking Groups Intersect in Recent Cyberattacks

A rare overlap in malware delivery and targets recently between two separate and traditionally very different Russian hacking groups appears to indicate some type of pooling of their resources.

Researchers from Kaspersky Lab spotted Turla – aka Venemous Bear/Snake/ Uroburos – using the same method of malware delivery used by Zebrocy, a subgroup of Sofacy – aka Fancy Bear/APT 28 – and each going after some of the same geopolitical targets in central Asia. Costin Raiu, director of Kaspersky’s global research and analysis team, says the two groups may have access to the same developer resources, or that they’re working together.

Read more about the recent activity of these hacking teams on DarkReading.





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