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Twitter, Facebook scrub coordinated activity targeting Hong Kong demonstrations

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Twitter also announced it would no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news media.

$3 million hack of Bangladesh ATMs was by Russian group called Silence, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Not the Bangladesh Bank hack you're thinking of.

Cyberattack at med-tech conglomerate Hoya slowed production at Thai factory by 60 percent

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Roughly 100 computers were infected with malicious software that stole user credentials, then tried to install a program that would co-opt those machines into mining for cryptocurrency.

Facebook links Duterte campaign volunteer to 200 bogus accounts

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

The specific identification of Nic Gabunada, former chief executive of Omnicom Media Group Philippines, marks a departure for Facebook in its efforts against "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

Latest Pakistan bank-card fraud looks like an actual breach, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky • 8 months ago

New York-based threat intelligence company Gemini Advisory says it appears that a card-information dump in January points to a more aggressive level of hacking beyond point-of-sale attacks.

Malware campaign that targeted Tibet's diaspora linked to wider operation

by Mark Satter • 1 year ago

A malware campaign against members of the Tibetan diaspora this year was part of a wider operation that has also targeted governments and industries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a new report released today by Citizen Lab.

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