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North Korea could accelerate commercial espionage to meet Kim's economic deadline

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Kim Jong Un's New Year message was clear: it's time to develop the economy.

Cellebrite's newest target: Your IoT-filled home

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

A new set of technical updates, commercial webinars and sales pitches from Cellebrite outline the company's drive into IoT.

Capitol Hill staffers learn what really happens when there's a data breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

To try to demystify the data-breach discussion on Capitol Hill, cybersecurity firm FireEye held a quiet training session for roughly 40 Senate and House staffers last month.

No, Apple is not making it harder for cops to hack iPhones

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Tuesday's report spread quickly after it was initially published on Tuesday including being re-blogged on several prominent outlets and reaching the top of the popular Hacker News forum.

North Korean hackers wanted investigators to think Russians hacked banks

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A group of highly skilled hackers accused of working for the North Korean government, breaking into the New York Federal Reserve Bank and stealing $81 million from Bangladesh Bank are using hacking tools with foreign computer code to make it appear like a Russian outfit is responsible. Cybersecurity researchers tell CyberScoop that the group, dubbed Lazarus, is fusing Russian language strings into their tools in an effort to confuse defenders and obfuscate attribution. The technique, discovered by Kaspersky and presented Monday at the company’s Security Analyst Summit in St. Maarten, shows how sophisticated threat actors will design attacks in ways that make it more difficult for forensic analysts to track their activity.

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