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Russian cyber espionage group planning to hit banks


Securityweek - (International) The cybersecurity services and training provider root9B discovered that the cyberespionage group APT28, also known as Pawn Storm, Sednit, Fancy Bear, Tsar Team, and Sofacy, has planned attacks on financial institutions worldwide including Bank of America, The United Nations Children's Fund, and others. The group was previously linked to Russia by cybersecurity experts.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:17