Poland Blames Russia-Linked APT28 for Major Cyber Espionage Campaign

May 11, 2024
Poland Blames Russia-Linked APT28 for Major Cyber Espionage Campaign
  • Poland has detected a significant malware attack against its government institutions, linked to the Russian-associated APT28 cyber group.

  • APT28 utilized deceptive emails with links to legitimate websites for malicious data-gathering on infected hosts.

  • The alert follows international condemnation by NATO, the EU, and European nations of APT28's cyber espionage, which recently exploited a Microsoft Outlook zero-day vulnerability.

  • With a history of operations since 2007, APT28 has engaged in cyber attacks on governments, military entities, and security agencies, including interference in the 2016 US Presidential election.

  • The United States and the European Union have publicly denounced APT28's cyber espionage and have urged Russia to cease these hostile activities.

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Russia-linked APT28 targets government Polish institutions

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