Hackers strike Russia and Iran Networks exploiting Cisco

Last week, the hacking crew “JHT” launched a hacking campaign against CISCO devices in Russian and Iranian networks.

The hackers exploited the Cisco CVE-2018-0171 Smart Install to reset the routers to the startup-config and reboot the devices, then they left the following message to the victims:

“Don’t mess with our elections…. -JHT usafreedom_jht@tutanota.com” Continue reading “Hackers strike Russia and Iran Networks exploiting Cisco”

Russia in control of critical infrastructure? Let’s not over react

As I scroll through Facebook I began seeing posts about ‘Russia in control of our infrastructure’. People reacting to something that most cybersecurity researchers have known about for quite some time. And guess what, we’re not freaking out just yet.

Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation took the unusual step of issuing an alert fingering the Russian government for targeting U.S. critical infrastructure with cyberattacks. Continue reading “Russia in control of critical infrastructure? Let’s not over react”