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Facebook takes down Russian-linked disinformation targeting Ukraine
Researchers tell CyberScoop that there is not enough information to pin this campaign on the Kremlin.
How cyberwarfare is playing into Yemen's civil war
As the Yemeni conflict gains greater attention in Washington, new research highlights how cyber operations have become intrinsic to kinetic wars.
Monero mining botnet 'Smominru' earns hackers $3.6 million
Smominru uses EternalBlue, a Windows exploit developed by the NSA and leaked by the hacking group Shadow Brokers, to spread across computers.
Hackers find unpatched servers to secretly mine $17,000 in Monero per month
"We see that minimal know-how together with very low operating costs and a low risk of getting caught can be sufficient for securing a relatively high outcome," researchers at ESET said.