GoScanSSH malware targets default and weak passwords

Talos security researchers have spotted a new family of malware dubbed "GoScanSSH" that compromises internet-facing SSH servers. The malware targets default and weak passwords via a brute force attack on SSH systems that allow password-based SSH authentication.

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Russian cyber activity targets critical infrastructure and energy sectors

Russian government cyber activity has targeted U.S Government entities, energy and other critical infrastructure sectors. The activity has been active since at least March 2016, according to a US-CERT Technical Alert (TA).

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