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UN report links North Korean hackers to theft of $571 million from cryptocurrency exchanges

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

The U.N. panel is increasingly taking note of North Korea's use of cyber operations to circumvent sanctions.

How hackers are extorting Instagram users and throwing away the key

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Trend Micro research on the phishing of Instagram users underscores how hackers are exploiting the value of social-media brands.

'Gold mine' of customer loan, tax and other records exposed on open server

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

24 million records, one server, no password.

Symantec researchers dissect North Korean malware used in ATM attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The Lazarus Group's hacking scheme has triggered simultaneous withdrawals from ATMs in 23 countries this year alone.

FBI to private industry: Attribution won’t deter North Korean hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

North Korean hacking “will continue unabated, regardless of the U.S. government public attribution" the FBI said in an alert obtained by CyberScoop.

Cobalt Group tries to slip malicious PDFs past bank employees, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The Cobalt Group is at it again, and user education is key to stopping them.

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