North Korean government hackers sanctioned by U.S. Treasury
The U.S. Treasury Department is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups it says are backed by Kim Jong-un’s regime.
Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says
“I never thought I would have to work on such a basic issue as this," the Texas Republican says about the federal security clearance process, which is still working on a large backlog of applications.
North Korean hackers target U.S. entities amid stalled denuclearization talks
A hacking group with North Korean ties has been targeting U.S. entities with malicious documents this summer as it works to hide its tracks better, according to research from Prevailion.
Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks
Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.
Symantec finds that a 'new' Chinese hacking group has actually been around for a decade
Symantec now says that Thrip is likely another threat group — known Billbug or Lotus Blossom — that has been operating against targets in South Asia for approximately a decade.
Cyber Command's biggest VirusTotal upload looks to expose North Korean-linked malware
Cyber Command looks to have uploaded its biggest cache of malware on a North Korean holiday.