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Anti-virus firm Avast shuts down its data-selling subsidiary

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The episode reinforced concerns about the ability of big tech firms to collect and monetize user data.

Czech software firm Avast says CCleaner was attacked — again

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

This time the intrusion "was an extremely sophisticated attempt against us that had the intention to leave no traces of the intruder or their purpose,” the company's CISO says.

Why Cyber Command’s latest warning is a win for the government's information sharing efforts

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

New details uncovered by CyberScoop show how much coordination went into Cyber Command's public VirusTotal upload of an Iran-linked tool.

BankBot, once thought to be wiped out, returns to Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

There is another example of malware being a constant problem for Android users.

Research claims CCLeaner attack carried out by Chinese-linked group

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Israeli cybersecurity startup Intezer Labs claims its highly likely that APT17 is behind the supply chain attack that targeted the popular disk cleanup utility.

CCleaner attack was focused on stealing data from top level tech firms

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Researchers believe the hacking group may be a Chinese advanced persistent threat, although the evidence so far is inconclusive and researchers are still collecting evidence.