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Global ransomware outbreak spread in part due to NSA-linked hacking tool

by Chris Bing • 5 hours ago

EternalBlue's role in the ransomware outbreak shows that leaked NSA tools will be a problem for the foreseeable future.

Hackers are gaming the media to extort breached casinos in Canada, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The group is faking identities when speaking to media about their work in order to extort Canadian casinos and mining companies.

Software vulnerabilities used to spread WannaCry are favorites for hackers, FireEye says

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

The same Microsoft Windows’ software vulnerabilities that were used to spread WannaCry ransomware across the globe are now being used by a wide array of hackers to infect computers with remote access trojans, according to new research by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 month 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.

Russia-linked hackers impersonate NATO in attempt to hack Romanian government

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

An elite hacking group linked to the Russian government masqueraded as a NATO representative to send a barrage of phishing emails to diplomatic organizations in Europe, including Romania’s Foreign Ministry of Affairs, documents show.

This elite cybercrime group is wreaking havoc on the U.S. restaurant industry

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Chipotle is just one of a slew of businesses targeted by a sophisticated hacking group with suspected ties to cybercrime gangs operating in Eastern Europe.

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