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Suspected Chinese hackers use Log4j flaw to deploy Night Sky ransomware, Microsoft warns

by AJ Vicens • 6 days ago

The findings coincide with U.S. government efforts to slow malicious cyber activity related to the issue, which is ubiquitous in the technology sector.

Chinese hackers use Log4j exploit to go after academic institution

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

The attack is the latest strike by Chinese hackers using Log4j.

Iranian government-backed hackers target critical infrastructure with ransomware, US says

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The targets include local governments and the health care sector.

Notorious Russian ransomware gang Evil Corp. reportedly hit Sinclair Broadcast Group

by AJ Vicens • 3 months ago

The group appears to be trying to circumvent U.S. sanctions with another iteration of its malware.

A China-aligned espionage group is targeting global telecoms, sweeping up call data dating back years

by AJ Vicens • 3 months ago

The nature of the data targeted "aligns with information likely to be of significant interest to signals intelligence operations."

Spies used Android malware to try collecting intelligence from a Togolese activist, Amnesty says

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The group behind the attack may have ties to an Indian surveillance firm.

National cyber director declares 'too soon to say we're out of the woods,' as US enjoys dip in ransomware

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The U.S. still isn't well-equipped to answer the challenge ransomware poses, Chris Inglis said.

Russian cybercrime continues as government-backed attacks on companies dwindle, CrowdStrike says

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

Russian government-backed groups have turned their attention elsewhere, while the local ransomware scene thrives.

Breach notification window, accountability are focus of coming fight on cyber legislation in Congress

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

Industry groups favor a House bill over a stricter Senate proposal.

Multiple ransomware gangs pounce on 'PrintNightmare' vulnerability

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

For the second time in a week, security researchers have warned that extortionists exploited the critical flaw.

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