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Adam Brown
Manager of Threat Intelligence

Adam has over 12 years of collective intelligence experience – with 8 years in Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) distributed across various disciplines which include: incident response, malware analysis,... Read More

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January 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary

Read the January 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary

At Fidelis Cybersecurity®, our Threat Research team provides coverage and vigilance on the most menacing threats and vulnerabilities through continuous monitoring of the current threat landscape. In our monthly Threat Intelligence Summary, you’ll find information on the latest threats, along with information on how to protect your organization from attack. 

After a challenging December battling Log4Shell, the new year brought no relief to the onslaught of cybersecurity threats each of us face. The January 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary includes details about highly seismic threats, vulnerabilities, and exposures, along with detailed analysis of global threat actors who are currently moving against organizations and nation-states. Here are some key findings from that report. For full details and to read the complete report, visit the Fidelis Cybersecurity Threat Research page. 

 

 

Key Findings from the January 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary 

  • An advanced cyber threat actor whose techniques and tools bare similarity to Russian state-sponsored threat APT28, reportedly abused Microsoft’s infrastructure (e.g., OneDrive, Graph APIs) for Command and Control (C2) of its unique payloads. 
  • Emotet, an advanced cybercriminal threat has resurrected itself from the dead, following a swift multi-national takedown effort last year. 
  • Ukrainian government organizations suffered destructive attacks involving malware pretexting as ransomware. 

About the Fidelis Cybersecurity Threat Research Team 

The Threat Research team (TRT) at Fidelis Cybersecurity researches and analyzes the latest threats and issues. The intelligence we gather from multiple open-source and proprietary sources about our cyber adversaries’ tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) is fed directly into our platforms, products, and services to help our customers detect, neutralize and eliminate threats before they can harm production systems. 

Visit the Fidelis Cybersecurity Threat Research page to read the complete January 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary, along with information on critical threats and resources to help you better prepare for the next attack. 

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