Chinese hackers posed as Iranians to breach Israeli targets, FireEye says
Spooks often like to frame others for their work.
Security researchers suggest naming state-harbored hackers 'privateers'
Cybersecurity executives have compared the safe havens that some governments provide cybercriminals today with 17th century piracy.
Ransomware hits two state-run organizations in the Middle East and North Africa
It's the latest example of data-wiping tools being aimed at key organizations in the region.
Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks
Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.
Chinese-linked APT10 has been active in the Philippines, researchers say
In recent years the group has compromised organizations in the U.S., Europe, and Japan.
National Security Council cyber chief: Criminals are closing the gap with nation-state hackers
“They’re not five years behind nation-states anymore, because the tools have become more ubiquitous,” Grant Schneider says.