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Schneider Electric: Trisis leveraged zero-day flaw, used a RAT

by Chris Bing • 7 hours ago

Schneider Electric had remained largely silent about an August incident where Trisis shut down operations at a Saudi energy plant.

Trisis has the security world spooked, stumped and searching for answers

by Chris Bing • 2 days ago

What researchers found has been described to CyberScoop as a tool so dangerous that its mere existence significantly intensifies the global digital arms race.

Russian hacking group Fancy Bear prepares to attack Winter Olympics, U.S. Senate

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

A hacking group heavily linked to the Russian government is attempting to steal Senate email login details and also appears to be preparing to disrupt the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, based on new research by cybersecurity firms TrendMicro and ThreatConnect.

Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.

NSA contractor pleads guilty to charge of hoarding troves of classified docs

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A former U.S. defense contractor who spent nearly two decades mishandling classified information at the NSA and other intelligence agencies has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of illegal retention of national security information.

Bitcoin hype pushes hackers to stash their money in lesser-known cryptocurrencies

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Lesser-known cryptocurrencies like Monero, Dash and ZCash are all the rage in the criminal underground.

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