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How an NSA researcher plans to allow everyone to guard against firmware attacks

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The work is the culmination of seven years worth of research into the security of firmware.

Russian government hackers used office technology to try to breach privileged accounts

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

More bad news for private and public sector organizations nervous about the rise of connected devices.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

Researchers are still using lessons from VPNFilter to track threats one year later

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The lessons learned from that takedown of the 500,000-router botnet are still reverberating today in the cybersecurity community.

Cyber Command's latest VirusTotal upload has been linked to an active attack

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The malware has been linked with APT28, the same hacking group that breached the DNC during the 2016 election cycle.

As Europe prepares to vote, Microsoft warns of Fancy Bear attacks on democratic think tanks

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Europeans go to the polls in May, and Microsoft is warning that not enough democratic organizations are protected from hackers.

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