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Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.

Cyber Command's biggest VirusTotal upload looks to expose North Korean-linked malware

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Cyber Command looks to have uploaded its biggest cache of malware on a North Korean holiday.

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

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

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

Chinese spies have their sights on cancer research

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

After China’s cancer rate surged in recent years, Chinese authorities went looking for an answer to the problem.

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

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

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

U.S. Cyber Command warns of North Korea-linked Lazarus Group malware

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

It's the second time in as many months Cyber Command has added malware details to VirusTotal.

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

by Jeff Stone • 1 month 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 • 2 months ago

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

A potentially state-sponsored hacking campaign tried to phish U.S. utilities in July, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The phishing emails purported to be from an organization that certifies engineers.

Hackers used password spraying to breach Citrix, investigation confirms

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The unsophisticated technique gave the intruders access to two corporate drives for a “limited number of days,” Citrix's president says.

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