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Announcing the 2021 CyberScoop 50 awards winners

by CyberScoop Staff • 6 days ago

The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of security personnel working in and with the U.S. government.

Nations investing in cyber, 'democratization' of malware are factors accelerating dangers online, CISA official says

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

Brandon Wales said at CyberWeek that the twin phenomena have increased the "prevalence and impact" of attacks.

State-sponsored Iranian hackers uploaded fake VPN app to Google's Play store, posed as university officials

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The group is best known for targeting emails associated with former President Trump's re-election effort.

Iran-linked hackers targeted maritime and defense contractors, compromised Office 365 accounts

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

Less than 20 victims were successfully compromised.

Google blames suspected Russian hacking group for targeting 14,000 Gmail users

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

Several academics and journalists reported being targeted.

'Almost every nation' now has cyber vulnerability exploitation program, NSA official says

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

Rob Joyce also shared his agenda as director of cybersecurity.

Phone scammers use COVID-19 vaccine appointments to try tricking victims into downloading malware

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Fictional regulations are also a focus of the latest alerts.

Espionage group targeted hotels, governments, seized on Microsoft Exchange vulnerability

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

ESET said it discovered the group, which has been active since 2019.

CISA, FBI, NSA warn of increased attacks involving Conti ransomware

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The Conti ransomware gang has already been linked to several major attacks this year.

Momentum builds to strengthen FTC's role as privacy enforcer, though hurdles remain

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The agency is poised for a reboot.