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Hamas-linked hackers exploit current events to spy on rival Palestinian officials, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Enticing emails come with PDF files that contain a new remote access trojan, according to Cybereason.

500,000 victims pummeled in multi-stage BitBucket malware scheme

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The number of malware types deployed is "unprecedented," according to Cybereason.

TrickBot developers have spun up a new backdoor for high-value targets

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Banking trojan operators are upping their game, researchers say.

Election security drill pits red-team hackers against DHS, FBI and police

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The red team's goal is voter suppression, echoing Russia's reported designs for 2020.

'China Chopper' web shell makes a comeback in Lebanon, other Asian countries

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Cisco's Talos team has found an old favorite of threat groups.

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

by Jeff Stone • 7 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.

Big name cybersecurity vendors are trying to buy their way to the top

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

A strong economy and higher demand for security products means big vendors will continue buying startups to keep up with emerging technology.

Meet APT41, the Chinese hackers moonlighting for personal gain

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

In a first for China-based group, FireEye said, the hackers are using malware typically reserved for spying for personal gain.

Cybereason raises another $200 million, aims for IPO within 2 years

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

The Boston-based company continues its march toward an IPO.

TA505 launches fresh attacks on financial organizations in Singapore, UAE and U.S.

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Far from a one-trick pony, TA505’s recent documented activity hasn’t involved ransomware as the group has looked for other ways to make money.

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