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Chinese researchers accuse NSA of being behind a powerful exploit

by Tonya Riley

Chinese researchers are stepping up their attribution game.

Russia-linked Sandworm reportedly has retooled with 'Cyclops Blink'

by Joe Warminsky

The "large-scale modular malware framework" has largely replaced the "VPNFilter" tools that Sandworm used before they were disrupted in 2018.

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

by Sean Lyngaas

Spooks often like to frame others for their work.

Security researchers suggest naming state-harbored hackers 'privateers'

by Sean Lyngaas

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

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

Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.

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