AJ Vicens

Threats

Canadian NetWalker ransomware defendant agrees to plead guilty in US court

by AJ Vicens • 7 hours ago

Already sentenced to seven years in Canada, the defendant faces a maximum of 40 years in U.S. prison, according to a filing.

Geopolitics

Chinese influence operation aimed to protect Beijing's stake in rare earth mining, research finds

by AJ Vicens • 15 hours ago

The latest operation of the Dragonbridge information campaign shows signs of refinement, researchers said.

Geopolitics

Iranian steel facilities suffer apparent cyberattacks

by AJ Vicens • 2 days ago

The group behind the attacks have previously claimed attacks on Iranian targets, experts said.

Threats

Google reveals sophisticated Italian spyware campaign targeting victims in Italy, Kazakhstan

by AJ Vicens • 6 days ago

The campaign is just the latest example of the increasingly sophisticated world of private zero-day exploit development, researchers said.

Geopolitics

Research questions potentially dangerous implications of Ukraine's IT Army

by AJ Vicens • 6 days ago

Volunteer hacking efforts could unwittingly pull countries or private companies into a murky geopolitical mess, a researcher says.

Geopolitics

Ukrainian cybersecurity officials disclose two new hacking campaigns

by AJ Vicens • 1 week ago

Both efforts relied on malicious documents, officials said.

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