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Security researchers suggest naming state-harbored hackers 'privateers'

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Cybersecurity executives have compared the safe havens that some governments provide cybercriminals today with 17th century piracy.

Suspected Pakistani spies use catfishing, stealthy hacking tools to target Indian defense sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Transparent Tribe’s improved capabilities are a case study in how governments not known for their hacking prowess can evolve.

Hackers pose as Bloomberg employees in email scam

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The emails politely ask users in fluent English to enable Microsoft Excel features that allow the code to execute.

Hackers are abusing Discord, Slack file-sharing to distribute malware

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Links from Slack and Discord may not be as benign as they look.

The latest malware hiding in video game cheat codes

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Buyer beware when downloading video game cheats.

New hacking tool targeting Bangladesh Android users blurs lines between spying and stealing

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The ongoing investigation hints at bustling underground market for spying kits that are difficult to trace.