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North Korea is using front companies to steal cryptocurrency

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days 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 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 • 7 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.

Congress wants to prevent states from weakening encryption

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has reintroduced legislation that would preempt any attempts by states to weaken encryption.

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