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Newly uncovered Iranian hacking group targeted energy, aerospace firms to steal secrets

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Wednesday's report by FireEye offers the first documented activity of the group, researchers say.

Eugene Kaspersky speaks out, defends company over espionage allegations

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The company's founder made remarks Tuesday in Sao Paulo, Brazil when a U.S. security researcher asked him about recent press reports.

Researchers uncover latest version of Chinese spyware used to target dissidents

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Lookout says a newly discovered variant of mobile malware, dubbed xRAT, represents the latest iteration of a sophisticated cyber-espionage tool previously used by the Chinese government.

Canadian allegedly paid by FSB officers to breach Yahoo will be extradited to U.S.

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

22-year-old Karim Baratov was arrested in March by Toronto police for breaching Yahoo multiple times between 2014 and 2016.

FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Amid calls to remove the company out of the government, the FBI has been telling private sector companies that Kaspersky is an unacceptable threat to national security.

As Trump promises 'fire and fury,' North Korean hackers target U.S. defense contractors

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Hackers linked to a North Korean cyber espionage group — best known for a global ransomware attack dubbed "WannaCry" — are now actively targeting U.S. defense contractors.

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