US, UK accuse Russian military hackers of battering-ram password attacks against hundreds of targets
The targets of Fancy Bear's brute force attacks include both government agencies and the private sector, the advisory alleges.
U.S. intelligence community details destructive cyber capabilities, growing influence threats
The Annual Threat Assessment definitively pegs SolarWinds to Russia.
Finnish lawmakers' emails hacked in suspected espionage incident
Hackers have been snooping on emails, it seems.
How the Russian hacking group Cozy Bear, suspected in the SolarWinds breach, plays the long game
The group usually has other tricks up its sleeve.
When Fancy Bear isn’t so Fancy: APT group’s ‘crude’ methods continue to work
Why waste a prized hacking tool when email will do just fine?
Norwegian police implicate Fancy Bear in parliament hack, describe ‘brute forcing’ of email accounts
Norway's allegation against Fancy Bear follows Germany's blaming of the group for a 2015 hack on that country's parliament.
NSA warns of Russian government-backed hackers aiming at US defense sector targets
The agency did not specificy which Russian hacking group was suspected.
TrickBot adds firmware tool that researchers say could lead to 'bricking' devices
A TrickBot add-on module's power to destroy devices is more than theoretical, Eclypsium and Advintel said.
US alert urges think tanks to be on guard for foreign hacking activity
Think tanks are a prime target for espionage.
Microsoft's new 'Pluton' security processor gets buy-in from Intel, AMD
It's an ambitious project inspired by the infamous Spectre and Meltdown flaws.