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Russian hackers used NYC terror attack news to lure targets into loading malware

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Security researchers recently discovered a notable spear phishing email campaign that used a peculiar, albeit increasingly popular, intrusion technique hidden inside a message concerning a terrorism attack in New York City.

Chinese hackers starting to return focus to U.S. corporations

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The 2015 agreement to curb corporate espionage looks to be falling by the wayside, according to new research from PwC.

Ukraine blames infamous Russian hackers for 'BadRabbit' ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Ukrainian officials laid blame on APT28 for launching the massive, coordinated ransomware attack that disrupted business operations in both Ukraine and Russia.

Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The incident underscores a trend; elite hacking groups appear to be increasingly disguising their operations by disrupting an organization's business processes.

Meet the French researcher the Shadow Brokers keep calling out

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A 29-year-old French security researcher and entrepreneur, Matthieu Suiche is one of the foremost experts when it comes to the peculiar group.

Early evidence suggests ties between Russian hackers and 'BadRabbit' attack

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

A software toolkit used in an expansive cyberattack focused on Eastern Europe Tuesday has been linked to a hacking group known as BlackEnergy APT or Telebots.

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