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Dark web marketplaces aren't the hacker hotbeds they used to be

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Drugs, not malware, are the most popular items sold on dark web markets.

Scammers are dangling an iOS jailbreak to trick victims into downloading a malicious app

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The app page downloads a slot machine game and instructs the user to use the app for seven days to guarantee the jailbreak works.

'Kicking out the adversary' is part of new Cybersecurity Directorate's mission, NSA says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The focus on eradicating hackers from victimized organizations sets the new Cybersecurity Directorate apart from old defense-focused branches of the NSA.

Breach at e-commerce provider gave hackers an entry to Sesame Street

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Is nothing sacred?

An ongoing hacking campaign targets dissidents in Egypt, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Evidence suggests the Egyptian government could be behind the activity, which dates back to 2016.

Chinese-linked hacking group gets crafty to avoid detection

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

And yet, Check Point has been watching the group for months.

Russian hackers go after diplomatic targets in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

It is just the latest in a string of apparent Russian efforts to breach diplomatic targets.

'Indiscriminate' iOS hacking was relatively limited, Apple says. Try telling that to the Uighur population.

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Apple's iPhone and the operating system it relies on have enjoyed a reputation for having relatively strong security.

How did a Chinese APT get a U.S. hacking tool before it was leaked? Check Point has a theory.

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

A Chinese hacking group that has been using tools linked with the National Security Agency might have obtained at least one without breaching NSA systems.

Cloudflare acknowledges risk from customers like 8chan, Daily Stormer in IPO filing

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The San Francisco internet services company's top customers include IBM, the text and chat app Discord and the Chinese internet company Baidu.

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