A research team at Cybereason has found that Kimsuky, a cyber espionage group linked to the government of North Korea, is using a new malware strain called CSPY Downloader and spyware suite KGH_SPY to perform attacks on defense and government organizations, human rights groups and research and pharmaceutical companies working on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.
Andrew Borene, managing director for the U.S. public sector at endpoint security company Cybereason, has been named to the executive board of the National Defense Industrial Association's special operations and low-intensity conflict division. He will also chair NDIA's industry outreach committee.
Mitre has issued the results of its assessments of cybersecurity platforms from 21 companies to help industry and government agencies improve their capabilities to detect and combat cyber threats. Mitre evaluated the cyber offerings using its ATT&CK knowledge base to emulate the techniques used by APT29, a cyber threat group believed to be related to the Russian government, the nonprofit corporation said Tuesday.