Cyber Command, Microsoft take action against TrickBot botnet before Election Day

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The Pentagon and Microsoft have moved against one of the world’s largest botnets in recent weeks.

Chinese hackers suspected in cyber-espionage operation against Russia, India

by Shannon Vavra, Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The U.S. military and the Department of Homeland Security are actively tracking the effort, which sources say is linked to Beijing.

Before targeting Belarus, Eastern Europe-focused hackers flew under the radar

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Despite the explosion of security firms that track state-linked hackers, a significant amount of that activity goes unnoticed.

ESET catches spyware posing as Telegram, Android messaging apps

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

It's the latest example of mobile malware aiming to sneak onto user devices.

During a pandemic, stalkerware becomes even more sinister

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Stalkerware detections have increased, some security researchers say, as the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to possibly quarantine with domestic abusers.

How spies used LinkedIn to hack European defense companies

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

It's a cautionary tale in the use of social engineering for espionage.

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