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Why the Norsk Hydro attack is a 'blueprint' for disruptive hacking operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

A year on, a researcher asks: Could the Norsk Hydro attack have been state-sponsored?

Cybercriminals, nation-states increasingly tailoring coronavirus spearphishing campaigns

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Nefarious actors have been sending lures about coronavirus to spread malware for weeks, but hackers are starting to tailor their forgery emails more to local outbreaks to better trick victims.

Accused LinkedIn hacker worked with alleged SEC hacker, according to DOJ filing

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Yevgeniy Nikulin was in regular contact with Oleksandr Ieremenko, a Ukrainian national who allegedly hacked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

State Department pledges $8 million more in cybersecurity aid to Ukraine

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The U.S. has increased cyber aid to Ukraine after Russia-linked cyberattacks on power grids in 2015 and 2016.

It’s time to set behavior norms for responsible nations

by cyber_admin • 1 month ago

In this op-ed, a retired U.S. general lays out five behavior norms that countries should adhere if they are to stop the rise in cyberattacks.

Russia is planning to interfere in 2020 presidential election

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The intelligence community's warning on Capitol Hill confirms what many intelligence officials have long feared: Russia was going to come back for 2020.

In rare move, State Department calls out Russia for attacks on Georgia last year

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Thursday's announcement was the first time the U.S. government connected the GRU to the hacking group known as Sandworm.

CrowdStrike’s co-founder steps down to launch nonprofit

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Alperovitch will launch a nonpartisan “policy accelerator.”

U.S. must increase defenses against Iranian information operations, report says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Iranian bots and trolls are subtler than Russia's, according to researchers at the Atlantic Council.

Why one researcher mimicked Russian hackers in breaking into a European utility

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Jason Larsen was tired of hearing how skilled Sandworm was, so he used one of their techniques to improve a client's security.

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