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How phishing emails sent by Russian hackers produce propaganda

by Chris Bing • 1 day ago

A new research report authored by the Citizen Lab shows that hackers with suspected ties to the Russian government play a vital part in international disinformation campaigns.

As investigation against Assange is dropped, WikiLeaks releases new CIA malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

"Athena" is malware created by a military contractor and used by the CIA.

The CIA is running internal 'Shark Tank'-like pitch competitions, CIO says

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Chief Information Officer John Edwards says the competitions promote technology at "mission speed" instead of "government speed."

This hacking group with suspected ties to the Vietnamese government is wreaking havoc

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Known as APT32 or OceanLotus the group has been actively conducting cyber-espionage missions against valuable corporations, foreign governments, dissidents and domestic journalists since at least 2014, according to new research conducted by cybersecurity firm FireEye.

Russian hackers targeted Obama's aides as early as 2007, and attempts continue, report says

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Russia’s preeminent cyber espionage group, known as APT28 or Fancy Bear, heavily targeted former U.S. President Barack Obama’s staff while they campaigned for office in 2008, according to newly published research by U.S.-based cybersecurity firm Area 1 Security.

U.S. intel officials slam Kaspersky while CEO calls fears of Russian influence 'unfounded conspiracy theories'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

"Sometimes people are suspicious because of all the hype about Russia and Russians, that makes our lives harder," Eugene Kaspersky said.

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