Russian hackers use fake “Windows update” to attack government targets


Russian cybercriminals have been noticed focusing on Ukrainian authorities workers with information-stealing malware by posing as IT workers working in these establishments. 

Cybersecurity researchers from the Pc Emergency Response Crew of Ukraine (CERT-UA) noticed the hacking marketing campaign during which Russian state-sponsored hackers from the APT28 risk actor (often known as Fancy Bear) have been sending emails to Ukraine authorities workers.