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Iranian government-backed hackers target critical infrastructure with ransomware, US says

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The targets include local governments and the health care sector.

Notorious Russian ransomware gang Evil Corp. reportedly hit Sinclair Broadcast Group

by AJ Vicens • 1 month ago

The group appears to be trying to circumvent U.S. sanctions with another iteration of its malware.

A China-aligned espionage group is targeting global telecoms, sweeping up call data dating back years

by AJ Vicens • 1 month ago

The nature of the data targeted "aligns with information likely to be of significant interest to signals intelligence operations."

Spies used Android malware to try collecting intelligence from a Togolese activist, Amnesty says

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

The group behind the attack may have ties to an Indian surveillance firm.

National cyber director declares 'too soon to say we're out of the woods,' as US enjoys dip in ransomware

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The U.S. still isn't well-equipped to answer the challenge ransomware poses, Chris Inglis said.

Russian cybercrime continues as government-backed attacks on companies dwindle, CrowdStrike says

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Russian government-backed groups have turned their attention elsewhere, while the local ransomware scene thrives.

Breach notification window, accountability are focus of coming fight on cyber legislation in Congress

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Industry groups favor a House bill over a stricter Senate proposal.

Multiple ransomware gangs pounce on 'PrintNightmare' vulnerability

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

For the second time in a week, security researchers have warned that extortionists exploited the critical flaw.

CISA director unveils cyber defense collaborative center for pre-attack planning

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

"We all know that phrases like 'public-private partnership' and 'info-sharing' have become hackneyed bumper stickers," she said.

Cyberattack knocks Italian vaccine registration portal offline

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The Lazio region said it would restore the vaccine shot booking system within 72 hours.

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