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

by Jeff Stone • 18 hours ago

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

Gift-card scheme went well beyond Wipro hack, RiskIQ reports

by Sean Lyngaas • 22 hours ago

RiskIQ has found at least five different attack campaigns tied to the perpetrators of the apparent Wipro breach.

NSA technical director: Iran-linked operations are about espionage, not destruction

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

The country is getting better at attacks, but not yet to the point where it can cause physical damage.

Twitter scrubs nearly 5,000 accounts tied to state-backed information operations

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The takedown also highlights the difficulty of correct attribution.

CrowdStrike stock skyrockets on first day of Nasdaq trading

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The California-based company traded at $63 per share, nearly double its IPO price.

FIN8 tries to breach U.S. hotel with new malware variant, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

With the trove of financial and personal data it collects from customers, the hospitality industry has been a ripe target for cybercriminal gangs.

Researchers uncover new MuddyWater targeting of government, telecom entities

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Undeterred by the reported dumping of its data online, an Iran-linked hacking group has been using malicious documents and files to impersonate government entities.

Imperva to acquire Distil Networks to add bot mitigation to its offerings

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The frenzied M&A in the cybersecurity market continues.

Recorded Future acquired for $780 million by venture firm

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

The cash deal, announced Tuesday, is the highest sale price ever for a threat intelligence provider.

Middle East-linked social media accounts impersonated U.S. candidates before 2018 elections

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

On Facebook, the suspicious activity involved reaching out to policymakers, reporters, academics, and dissidents.

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