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Czech software firm Avast says CCleaner was attacked — again

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months 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.

North Korea is using front companies to steal cryptocurrency

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

North Korean government-backed hackers known by the name of Lazarus Group are back at it.

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

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

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

Symantec finds that a 'new' Chinese hacking group has actually been around for a decade

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Symantec now says that Thrip is likely another threat group — known Billbug or Lotus Blossom — that has been operating against targets in South Asia for approximately a decade.

ASUS issues patch, downplays scope of APT hack of its supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

ASUS's statement contrasted with the findings of researchers who called the hack seemingly “one of the biggest supply-chain incidents ever.”

Fighting Chinese cyber-espionage could cost U.S. 5G dominance

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

The dilemma presents the latest — and perhaps fiercest — technological showdown between Washington and Beijing to date.

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