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Suspected North Korean hackers who targeted job applicants prove more ambitious than first believed

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The tactic represents the kind of digital spying technique that would have given hackers access to machines belonging to job applicants positioned near military organizations — just the kind of targets that a foreign government would value.

Public disclosure didn't stop suspected Chinese hackers from targeting the Vatican

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Hackers with suspected ties to the Chinese government have ramped up their operations targeting the Vatican, Recorded Future said.

Australia blames a state actor for major disruptions. China is already denying it.

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

The "sophisticated" campaign coincides with an ongoing trade row between Canberra and Beijing.

Australian government says it is hacking criminals who are exploiting the pandemic

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

It is perhaps the furthest a government has gone publicly in pledging to combat criminals through cyber-operations during the health crisis.

Facebook intends to implement end-to-end encryption despite DOJ pressure

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Two of the company's executives have written to the Department of Justice as Congress prepares to look closely at the issue.

U.S., UK, Australia to ask Facebook to delay message encryption

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The fight between law enforcement and tech companies over encryption is about to enter another round.

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