Tags advanced persistent threat (APT)

A phishing campaign with nation-state hallmarks is targeting Chinese government agencies

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The identity of the hackers responsible remains elusive, though the phishing targets in China and the IP addresses involved indicate a coordinated effort, researchers from Anomali said.

A potentially state-sponsored hacking campaign tried to phish U.S. utilities in July, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The phishing emails purported to be from an organization that certifies engineers.

‘We have to hit the problem the way it hits us’: How the FBI tracks a range of hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The FBI has essentially had to become a “surge force” in handling cybersecurity issues, ramping up resources to combat a threat when it makes sense to.

Why Cyber Command’s latest warning is a win for the government's information sharing efforts

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

New details uncovered by CyberScoop show how much coordination went into Cyber Command's public VirusTotal upload of an Iran-linked tool.

Vietnamese hacking group has a ‘Swiss Army knife’ of tools at its disposal

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

For a group that has put Vietnam on the map in terms of power projection in cyberspace, the unsophisticated nature of the code stands out.

Spies targeting Saudi Arabia switched tactics after Symantec exposed them, report says

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

APT33, also known as Elfin and Refined Kitten, "appears undeterred following previous exposés of their activity," Recorded Future said.

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