Tags espionage

Hidden Mac malware designed to spy on 'everyday people'

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

The unique malware, which allows for a hacker to remotely spy on a targeted computer and install additional malicious software, looks to be run by a single attacker.

Energy sector hacking campaign targeted more than 15 U.S. firms

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Sources told CyberScoop that 18 companies have received the phishing emails, with another five investigating incidents that may be tied to the same attackers.

How China's cyber command is being built to supersede its U.S. military counterpart

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

“There’s really nothing like it in America. And that's for a good reason."

APT28 targeted Montenegro's government before it joined NATO, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

As Montenegro preprepared to join NATO, a hacking group linked to Russian intelligence was actively engaged in a cyber espionage campaign against Montenegrin officials, according to U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye.

Vietnamese hackers appear to be researching an NSA backdoor tool

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Codenamed ODDJOB, the tool was originally leaked by Shadow Brokers, but it now appears to be drawing interest from the group known as OceanLotus.

Cryptocurrency company pushes back against Shadow Brokers' latest claims

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 months ago

The Shadow Brokers announced Tuesday that they will accept Zcash as payment for a monthly subscription service to access leaked NSA files. The group also raised speculation on the cryptocurrency’s ties to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the Department of Defense, and Israel.

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