Vietnam’s premier hacking group ramps up targeting of global car companies

Vietnam wants to build its auto industry. APT32 is trying to help.

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DHS officials plan Europe trip to brief allies on election security, gather intel for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

“If I can go over there and get ahead of the curve … and bring those defensive measures back to the blue team here, I think we’ll be better off for [2020],” DHS's Chris Krebs said.

What actually happens when a company examines third-party risk

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

More than zero-days or machine learning, this is what CISOs are constantly measuring on a day-to-day basis.

Blistering report scolds Navy for longstanding cybersecurity challenges

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

To longtime observers of the Navy’s cybersecurity practices, this week’s review will feel like déjà-vu.

Inside the secretive concert where spies mingle with rock 'n' roll royalty

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

Spookstock combines top-level spies and A-list celebrities as a way to raise money for the families of fallen spies and soldiers.

Cyber Command’s midterm election work included trips to Ukraine, Montenegro, and North Macedonia

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The trip to Europe demonstrates how the command supports and learns from allies facing threats from persistent hackers.

Another FBI veteran tapped to lead DNI's Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Erin Joe becomes the second CTIIC director at a time of steady reports of nation-state hacking threats to U.S. organizations.

Lawmakers want data on the number of times Senate computers have been hacked

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Right now, lawmakers appear to be in the dark on the issue.

Kremlin interference in EU vote is likely, says Estonian spy agency

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Russia' meddling will likely focus on France, Germany and Italy in an effort to secure as many parliamentary seats for pro-Kremlin candidates as possible, Estonia's foreign intelligence agency said.

UN report links North Korean hackers to theft of $571 million from cryptocurrency exchanges

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The U.N. panel is increasingly taking note of North Korea's use of cyber operations to circumvent sanctions.

Backdoor discovered in Swiss voting system would have allowed hackers to alter votes

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The issue is related to a cryptographic issue with the way Switzerland’s voting system receives and counts votes.

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