Tags cyber-espionage

Elfin espionage group is focused on Saudi, U.S. organizations, Symantec says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The Elfin group, a significant component of Tehran's hacking arsenal, uses a trojan to wipe victim hard drives.

Lazarus rises in Israel with attempted hack of defense company, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

A broken email in Hebrew lifted the veil on an operation targeting an Israeli defense company.

No 'smoking gun' evidence coming on Huawei, NSA official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In interviews with CyberScoop, top NSA and DHS officials explain their security concerns with 5G communications.

A server likely used by Lazarus Group offers clues to a broader espionage campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

An analysis of a suspected Lazarus C2 server hows it was the centerpiece of a espionage campaign that is broader and longer-running than previously understood.

North Korean hackers go on phishing expedition before Trump-Kim summit

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Ahead of this week's summit, North Korean hackers are targeting Korean speakers with spearphishing emails.

How hackers used a PowerPoint file to spy on Tibet’s government-in-exile

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The Tibetan diaspora has been targeted in a series of malware campaigns since 2016.

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