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Lame-duck versions of TikTok and WeChat are definitely a problem, security experts say

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The Trump administration's restrictions on Americans' abilities to update Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat could degrade user security further, experts say.

Alleged Iranian hackers balanced espionage with personal cybercrime, US indictment says

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

It's only the latest indictment alleging that cybercriminals sometimes dip into foreign espionage efforts.

Malicious Autodesk plugin at root of cyber-espionage campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Hackers-for-hire appear to be making a buck in real estate sector cyber-espionage via Autodesk.

Taiwan accuses Chinese hackers of aggressive attacks on government agencies

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

It's only the latest in a wave of suspected Chinese hacking campaigns to hit Taiwan.

TikTok users 'voluntarily' giving their data to China, Justice official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

John Demers framed the alleged TikTok threat as part of a broader “Chinese [government] appetite for large volumes of sensitive personal data.”

For North Korea, phishing with fake job-recruitment emails never gets old

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

This time, the spies were trying to get access to European defense firms, McAfee says.

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