Sednit adds two zero-day exploits using ‘Trump’s attack on Syria’ as a decoy

Introduction The Sednit group, also known as APT28, Fancy Bear and Sofacy, is a group of attackers operating since at least 2004 and whose main objective is to steal confidential information from specific targets. In October 2016, ESET published an extensive analysis of Sednit’s arsenal and tactics in a whitepaper titled En Route with Sednit. Last … More Sednit adds two zero-day exploits using ‘Trump’s attack on Syria’ as a decoy

Election hacking FAQ: 2016 US presidential election edition

With all the recent headlines about “hacking the vote” and “voting hacked” quite a few people are asking if hackers could change the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election. Unfortunately, it is impossible to provide a responsible answer to that question in just a few words, so for folks interested in the many complex … More Election hacking FAQ: 2016 US presidential election edition