Can Kaspersky survive the Ukraine war?

The Ukraine war continues to cause problems for Kaspersky, a titan of the antivirus industry accused of having ties to Russian intelligence.

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What's with the UFO on a U.S. intelligence agency seal?

by Suzanne Smalley

The image of a UFO and Russian fighter jet on the seal led some to wonder if the intelligence agency had been hacked.

How 'China coup' tweets went viral, and what it says about the rapid spread of disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

China coup tweets originated with Chinese dissident networks, but spread quickly and ultimately lead to news coverage in India.

Ukraine warns of 'massive cyberattacks' coming from Russia on critical infrastructure sites

by AJ Vicens

Ukrainian officials say they anticipate Russian cyberattacks in conjunction with potential missile strikes on electrical facilities

Senate reports details inefficiencies, confusion at key U.S. counterintelligence center

by Suzanne Smalley

Sen. Mark Warner said "new threats and new technology mean that we have to make substantial adjustments to our counterintelligence posture."

Alternative payment apps such as AliPay a boon for cybercriminals, experts tell Congress

by Tonya Riley

They pointed to the use of apps such as China-based Alipay and Russia-based Qiwi as a growing problem and a national security threat.

Commerce lacks intelligence resources to keep U.S. tech from fueling Chinese cyberthreat, experts warn

by Suzanne Smalley

The Bureau of Industry and Security has come under fire for approving the vast majority of technology export licenses to China.

Hacking group focused on Central America dumps 10 terabytes of military emails, files

by AJ Vicens

This is the fourth release from Guacamaya, a Central American hacking group that says it fights environmental devastation and exploitation.

U.S. government takes sweeping action against Iranian hackers accused of ransomware spree

by AJ Vicens

The action from multiple U.S. departments is against 10 Iranians and two Iranian companies related to a spree of breaches and cyberattacks.

Phishing scheme targeting Mideast researchers uses 'herd mentality' approach to dupe victims

by AJ Vicens

The tactic linked to an Iranian group creates the impression the email activity is real by employing a phenomenon known as "social proof."

Albania says Iranian hackers hit the country with another cyberattack

by AJ Vicens

The alleged Iranian cyberattack attack follows U.S. sanctions on Iran after Albania blamed it for hacking government systems.

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