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Facebook takes down Russian-linked disinformation targeting Ukraine

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

"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.

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