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Suspected Chinese hackers return with unusual attacks on domestic gambling companies

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The Winnti Group's gambling targets are usually in other parts of Asia.

Facebook tackles hacking groups with apparent ties to Palestine, Hamas

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

Facebook said it took steps to halt hackers associated with Hamas, as well as Palestine's Preventive Security Service.

Ransomware disrupted production at two manufacturing sites in Italy, investigators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The hackers encrypted the computer servers that would cause the organization the greatest damage.

China-based hackers used front companies to hack Uighurs, Facebook says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Facebook’s investigators traced the Android developers to Beijing Best United Technology and Dalian 9Rush Technology.

FIN8 cybercrime group resurges with improved hacking tool

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

The financial scammers seem to be back from a hiatus.

Suspected Iranian hackers snooping on Middle Eastern targets anew

by Tim Starks • 8 months ago

MuddyWater is targeting government agencies, academia and the tourism industry.

Pro-India hacking group expands mobile malware arsenal

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Lookout found links between commercial stalkerware and the suspected state-backed activity.

Ransomware hackers launder bitcoin through just a handful of locations, researchers find

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

New research suggests the ransomware ecosystem is smaller than the number of attacks would have you believe.

The anatomy of a modern-day ransomware conglomerate

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

An emerging ransomware outfit builds on the affiliate model that's made malware such an annoying problem.

When Fancy Bear isn’t so Fancy: APT group’s ‘crude’ methods continue to work

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Why waste a prized hacking tool when email will do just fine?