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Cadet Blizzard

Jun 23, 2023 2:09:27 PM / by The Hivemind posted in Russia, Threat Bulletin, Espionage, WhisperGate, Cadet Blizzard, Disruption


Related Families: WhisperGate
Verticals Targeted: Government, Law Enforcement, Non-profits, Information Technology, Emergency Services

Executive Summary

Cadet Blizzard is a Russia nexus state-sponsored threat actor group with potential ties to the GRU. However, their activity seems to be distinct from other GRU-associated threat actor groups. 

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HermeticWiper & IsaacWiper Target Ukraine

Mar 9, 2022 1:34:55 PM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in Ukraine, Threat Bulletin, IsaacWiper, HermeticWiper, WhisperGate, HermeticWizard, HermeticRansom, FoxBlade



Ukraine was recently targeted by several wiper malware families. In January,
WhisperGate, which was attributed to a Belarusian threat actor group known as Ghostwriter/UNC1151, targeted Ukraine’s government, non-profit, and technology verticals. On February 23, another wiper malware dubbed HermeticWiper or FoxBlade was used to target Ukraine. On February 24, a third wiper malware was observed targeting Ukrainian entities. This new malware was dubbed IsaacWiper. ESET recently published research on HermeticWiper and IsaacWiper.

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