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Microsoft seizes internet domains linked to GRU cyberattacks against Ukraine

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

Strontium — a group linked to Russian military intelligence — was using the domains to target Ukrainian institutions, Microsoft said.

Spy agencies' leaks of Russian plans point to the future of information warfare, Sen. Warner says

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

U.S. spy agencies have markedly improved their use of information warfare, the Senate Intelligence Committee chairman says.

'Most advanced' China-linked backdoor ever, Daxin, raises alarms for cyber-espionage investigators

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

The Daxin malware is "on another level," according to researchers at Symantec.

DOJ drops Trump-era 'China Initiative' but remains focused on nation-state threats

by AJ Vicens • 3 months ago

The initiative has been accused of racial bias. The new plan includes China along with other U.S. adversaries.

Researchers detail Russia-linked group's cyber-espionage tactics in Ukraine

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

Symantec looks at how the spies use infected Microsoft Word attachments to implant backdoor files allowing for the delivery of more malware.

APTs quiet ahead of Beijing games, but financially motivated hackers are still lurking, research says

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

Nation-state hackers might not want to get on China's bad side, but athletes, officials, volunteers and fans should watch their phones.