FBI, NSA: Russian military cyber-unit behind large-scale brute-force attacks

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

US and UK cybersecurity agencies said today that a Russian military cyber unit has been behind a series of brute-force attacks that have targeted the cloud IT resources of government and private sector companies across the world.

The attacks have been linked to a hacking group tracked as APT28, or Fancy Bear, in a series of joint security advisories published today by the US National Security Agency (NSA), the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

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