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

by Chris Bing • 5 days 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 • 6 days 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 • 1 week 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.

North Korean hackers came close to hacking Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

North Korean hackers targeted foreign policy advisers to Clinton's presidential campaign, focused on stealing policy documents, memos and other confidential information, multiple sources told CyberScoop.

Energy sector hacking campaign targeted more than 15 U.S. firms

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Sources told CyberScoop that 18 companies have received the phishing emails, with another five investigating incidents that may be tied to the same attackers.

Leaked Hacking Team tools were used by group stealing East Asian IP

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A sophisticated and "well-funded" hacking group with a penchant for stealing intellectual property and other trade secrets is wreaking havoc in East Asia.

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