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The line between adware and malware has become increasingly blurred, researcher finds

by Chris Bing • 3 days ago

New research by Israeli company Cybereason shows a secretive advertising technology firm, had developed and spread a covert piece of software that can manipulate browsers, track users' activity and forcefully load digital advertisements.

Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show

by Chris Bing • 5 days ago

The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.

Meet Money Taker, the latest hacking group tied to Russian cybercrime

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

Group-IB believes Money Taker is an entirely new, previously unknown hacking group.

Massive supply chain cyberattack on the horizon in Ukraine, according to police

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The attack may come through another booby-trapped software update, according to a cryptic press release published Thursday by the Secret Service of Ukraine.

Former U.S. spies say anti-virus software makes for a perfect espionage platform

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Popular anti-virus software companies are a prime target for intelligence agencies because most store large quantities of intuitive data on external servers and have direct, continuous access into their clients' networks, former U.S. intelligence officials and cybersecurity experts say.

Clapper: U.S. shelved 'hack backs' due to counterattack fears

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

Former Director of National Intelligence says there were numerous times the U.S. government wanted to go on the offensive after a cyberattack, only to decide against it at the last minute.

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