NATO and EU Slam Russia-Linked APT28 for Widespread Cyber Espionage Campaign

May 6, 2024
NATO and EU Slam Russia-Linked APT28 for Widespread Cyber Espionage Campaign
  • NATO and the European Union have officially condemned APT28, a cyber espionage group with ties to Russia, for attacks against Europe.

  • APT28 exploited a Microsoft Outlook vulnerability to access numerous email accounts across various sectors including government, defense, and technology.

  • The cyber campaign affected at least 30 organizations within 14 countries, including NATO and Ukrainian government agencies.

  • International condemnation has been voiced by the EU, US, and UK, urging Russia to cease these cyber operations and honor international laws.

  • APT28, linked to Russian military intelligence, has been operational since 2007 and was implicated in the 2016 US Presidential election interference.

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NATO and the EU formally condemned APT28 cyber espionage

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