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Chinese spies hop from one hacked government network to another in Asia Pacific, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The report makes clear that, years after being exposed, Naikon’s hackers are singularly focused on delivering intelligence on China’s regional rivals.

The latest in FBI impersonation: An extortion scheme involving mobile ransomware

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Ransomware on mobile phones may not be the most profitable avenue for criminals, but that hasn't stopped some from trying to make a buck.

Scammers tried using kids apps in the Google Play store to generate cash

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The 56 apps had more than one million downloads, according to Check Point.

Hackers seize on coronavirus fears for fodder in spearphishing, misinformation schemes

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Hackers frequently take advantage of crises and current events to tailor their messages better.

Google gives the boot to more malware-laden apps posing as games for kids

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The move comes after Google hired three mobile security firms to help it catch Android malware in the Play Store.

Zoom squashed a bug that left private meetings unprotected

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

This issue is distinct from another, separately discovered flaw in Zoom equipment that could have given hackers' access to user cameras.

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