Publications AKCESK


22 04, 2021


Russian SVR Targets U.S. and Allied Networks

Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) actors (also known as APT29, Cozy Bear, and The Dukes) frequently use publicly known vulnerabilities to conduct widespread scanning and exploitation against vulnerable systems in an effort to obtain authentication credentials to allow further access. This targeting and exploitation encompasses U.S. and allied networks, including national security and government-related systems.
The SVR has exploited—and continues to successfully exploit—software vulnerabilities to gain initial footholds into victim devices and networks, to include:
CVE-2018-13379 Fortinet®
CVE-2019-9670 Zimbra®
CVE-2019-11510 Pulse Secure®
CVE-2019-19781 Citrix®
CVE-2020-4006 VMware® [...]

21 07, 2020


The game "Jonathan Galindo" is circulating on social networks

A game called "Jonathan Galindo" is circulating on social networks, which targets children and young people aged 10-18, leading them to suicide. The game is similar to the Blue Whale and its name represents a character described as a man wearing a "Goofy" dog mask. The character "Jonathan Galindo" is currently unidentified, but the first profile used for this purpose was initiated by the social platform "TikTok" [...]

9 06, 2020


Vulnerability Alert

31 03, 2020


Internet Security Recommendations

26 02, 2020


Beware of criminals claiming to be WHO

Criminals are disguising themselves as WHO to steal money or sensitive information. If you are contacted by a person or organization that appears to be from the WHO, verify their authenticity before responding [...]

21 01, 2020


Critical update of Windows 10 operating system!

According to Neal Ziring, Technical Director of the NSA Cyber ​​Security Directorate, Microsoft has released the latest update with the help of the NSA. The announcement explains that the NSA discovered a dangerous flaw in Windows 10 that allows malware to be disguised as software [...]


09 10, 2020


Developing Business Cases for Investments in Cybersecurity for the Private Sector

RisiAlbania Project is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), in partnership with Ministry of Finance and Economy and implemented by a consortium consisting of HELVETAS Swiss Inter-cooperation and Partners Albania. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to an increase in employment opportunities for young women and men (age 15-29) in Albania.

12 02, 2020


National internship program, call V

In support of the decision of the Council of Ministers no. 395, dated 29.04.2015 "On the approval of the National Program of Work Practices in State Administration and other Public Institutions", as amended, the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth announces the fifth call

14 06, 2019


Hardware Security Modules not immune to hacking

Researchers from a French technology company, specialising in blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystems, published and presented a paper detailing how they managed to dump the whole content of a Hardware Security Module (HSM), manufactured by an undisclosed company. In order to achieve this, they proceeded as follows: [...]

17 05, 2019


WhatsApp Vulnerability

The Financial Times published that there is a critical vulnerability in the well-known WhatsApp messaging application, through which spyware is injected[...]