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APT33 has shifted targeting to industrial control systems software, Microsoft says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Given that the group has been linked with data-wiping hacks in the past, the new activity has analysts’ full attention.

Russian hackers have been mooching off existing OilRig infrastructure

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Russian-linked hackers known as the Turla group have been piggybacking on Iranian hackers’ tools and infrastructure for years now to run their own attacks.

Zendesk announces data breach impacting years-old accounts

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

An investigation is still underway but initial signs indicate accounts registere before November 2016 were hit.

North Korean hackers target U.S. entities amid stalled denuclearization talks

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

A hacking group with North Korean ties has been targeting U.S. entities with malicious documents this summer as it works to hide its tracks better, according to research from Prevailion.

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

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months 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.

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

by Jeff Stone • 4 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.

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

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

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

NSA's reverse-engineering malware tool, Ghidra, to get new features to save time, boost accuracy

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The spy agency says it has listened to feedback from users and is integrating some of those ideas into the software.

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

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

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

Former McAfee employees conspired to take 'secret sauce' to Tanium, lawsuit says

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The case highlights the cutthroat nature of the security industry, a relatively small field where firms are in constant competition and employees at big companies like McAfee frequently get offers to jump ship.

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