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Another group is impersonating USPS, tax entities around the globe in order to steal money

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

The scheme has been trying to trick victims into clicking through spearphishing emails that contain ransomware — and at times banking trojans.

Microsoft says it will apply California privacy law across the country

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

As privacy-protecting legislation has stalled in Congress, California is one of a handful of states that have taken action.

Fake ransomware named after Donald Trump tries to trick victims out of a buck

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Hackers are trying to spread malicious software by using world leaders' names to generate interest.

BlueKeep is back. For now, attackers are just using it for cryptomining

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The hacking has finally begun, and so far, it’s gone off with a whimper, not a bang.

Fancy Bear hackers targeted at least 16 athletic organizations ahead of Tokyo Olympics

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Russia long has targeted world anti-doping organizations.

Sens. Warren, Wyden want to know if Amazon shares some blame for the Capital One breach

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Capital One had shifted to AWS to modernize its business.

New Facebook security program will warn presidential candidates of hacking attempts

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The new program is another effort by Facebook to show the public that it has made security strides since 2016.

Microsoft banks on new silicon chips built by Intel, others to fend off firmware attacks

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

The timing of this effort roughly coincides with a similar plan at the U.S. National Security Agency.

Microsoft unveils bug bounty program for election software

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

It is the latest effort by the tech giant to bolster election security.

Group said to be behind attempted campaign hack has also gone after cybersecurity researchers

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

After Microsoft said Iranian hackers had targeted a presidential campaign, more data on the group is coming out.

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