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Cybercriminals, nation-states increasingly tailoring coronavirus spearphishing campaigns

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Nefarious actors have been sending lures about coronavirus to spread malware for weeks, but hackers are starting to tailor their forgery emails more to local outbreaks to better trick victims.

Accused Chinese hackers abandon techniques after U.S. indictments

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The indictment against four members of the Chinese Army for allegedly hacking Equifax came after an uptick in activity originating from intelligence services.

Equifax indictment shows Chinese hackers can't hide, DOJ official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

John Demers says the Equifax indictment shows that hackers' obfuscation attempts aren't working.

Russia is planning to interfere in 2020 presidential election

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The intelligence community's warning on Capitol Hill confirms what many intelligence officials have long feared: Russia was going to come back for 2020.

CrowdStrike’s co-founder steps down to launch nonprofit

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Alperovitch will launch a nonpartisan “policy accelerator.”

Netskope raises another $340 million from venture capital crowd

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The company says it's valued at "nearly $3 billion," but declined to share the exact figure.

Tampa Bay Times struck by ransomware, joining a growing club of hacked media outlets

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The paper seemed to be largely unaffected by the incident.

Report: Russian hackers waged broad phishing campaign against company tied to Trump impeachment

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Area 1 Security says Burisma has been sent phishing pages by APT28, the same group who hacked the DNC in 2016.

Saudi cyber authority uncovers new data-wiping malware, and experts suspect Iran is behind it

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

It's the latest sign that Iranian computer operatives are interested in using data-wiping attacks to disrupt organizations in the Middle East.

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