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Who is World Wired Labs and why are they selling an Android trojan?

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

BlackBerry Cylance researchers think they've found a possible shell company for Chinese hackers known as the Winnti group.

Iran-linked hackers use VPN exploits in far-flung spying campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

A failure to patch has enabled a three-year running hacking campaign.

After U.S. kills Iranian general, analysts warn of Tehran’s ability to retaliate in cyberspace

by Sean Lyngaas, Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Iran could leverage its considerable hacking capabilities, which it has built up in recent years, to disrupt U.S. organizations.

The Cyber speaks: What will actually happen in 2020

by Kelly Shortridge • 2 years ago

The only true way to predict computer security is to hear from the machines themselves.

IBM sounds alarm about more data-wiping malware from Iran

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The new research is the latest indication of Iran’s disruptive capabilities in cyberspace.

APT33 has shifted targeting to industrial control systems software, Microsoft says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Given that the group has been linked with data-wiping hacks in the past, the new activity has analysts’ full attention.

APT33 has used botnets to infect targets in the U.S. and Middle East, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The Iranian hackers also set up their own virtual private network with “exit nodes" that change frequently, according to Trend Micro.

Why Cyber Command’s latest warning is a win for the government's information sharing efforts

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

New details uncovered by CyberScoop show how much coordination went into Cyber Command's public VirusTotal upload of an Iran-linked tool.

After ‘significant’ malware attack, U.S. Coast Guard issues maritime security advisory

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The alert comes after the FBI warned private industry about growing cybersecurity risks for vessels, amid ongoing international tensions.

Spies targeting Saudi Arabia switched tactics after Symantec exposed them, report says

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

APT33, also known as Elfin and Refined Kitten, "appears undeterred following previous exposés of their activity," Recorded Future said.

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