FCC Reveals ‘Royal Tiger’ Robocall Campaign

May 16, 2024 at 10:50AM The FCC has identified the robocall threat group “Royal Tiger,” led by Prince Jashvantlal Anand, with associates in India, the UK, UAE, and the US. These scams include impersonating banks and government agencies to trick victims. The rise of AI technologies makes fraudulent robocalls more dangerous, leading the FCC to … Read more

Sea Turtle Cyber Espionage Campaign Targets Dutch IT and Telecom Companies

January 6, 2024 at 03:33AM A cyber espionage campaign by the threat actor Sea Turtle targets telecommunication, media, internet service providers, and Kurdish websites in the Netherlands, collecting politically motivated information. Sea Turtle, documented in 2019, uses DNS hijacking and exploits known vulnerabilities, and was found to use a simple reverse TCP shell. Organizations are … Read more

CERT-UA Reports: 11 Ukrainian Telecom Providers Hit by Cyberattacks

October 17, 2023 at 02:09AM Between May and September 2023, at least 11 telecommunication service providers in Ukraine were targeted by threat actors. The attacks, carried out under the name UAC-0165, caused service interruptions for customers. The attackers used reconnaissance and exploitation techniques from previously compromised servers, employing specialized programs for credential theft and remote … Read more

Russian Sandworm hackers breached 11 Ukrainian telcos since May

October 16, 2023 at 02:08PM The Russian hacking group known as ‘Sandworm’ has compromised eleven telecommunication service providers in Ukraine between May and September 2023, according to a report by Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA). The hackers interfered with communication systems, causing service interruptions and potential data breaches. Sandworm used various tactics, including phishing … Read more