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Chinese hackers posed as Iranians to breach Israeli targets, FireEye says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Spooks often like to frame others for their work.

Security researchers suggest naming state-harbored hackers 'privateers'

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 3 years ago

“They’re not five years behind nation-states anymore, because the tools have become more ubiquitous,” Grant Schneider says.

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