Tags cyber espionage

Iranian hackers have developed Mac malware, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A group of hackers aligned with the Iranian government, known as “Newscaster” or “Charming Kitten,” have reportedly developed Mac-based malware to target dissidents, according to a new report authored by security researchers Claudio Guarnieri and Collin Anderson of Security Without Borders.

Federal agencies warned of cyber-espionage coming from their landlords

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A government-run watchdog says U.S. law enforcement agencies may be putting themselves at risk of cyber-espionage by renting foreign office space.

Researchers find link between cyber espionage group and Saudi hacking campaign

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Security researchers are closely investigating a spate of newly discovered data breaches in the Middle East, which in each case involved the deployment of an advanced, disk-wiping malware variant, in an effort to attribute the attacker.

How might China’s cyber-spies adapt to Trump’s America?

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

Chinese cyber-espionage efforts against American companies and government properties are predicted to increase during President-elect Donald Trump’s first year in office, according to a new analysis from global consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. But experts say it's tough to forecast exactly how the U.S.-China cybersecurity relationship will change.