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The confrontation that fueled the fallout between Kaspersky and the U.S. government

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

“This was a clear signal from the FSB to the U.S. to get off their intelligence asset,” a senior U.S. official told CyberScoop

FBI needs to show its Kaspersky cards or fold

by Jake Williams • 1 month ago

Op-Ed: The government can’t argue anymore that it’s protecting sources and methods. If they are correct about Kaspersky, Russian intelligence already knows what they know.

Canadian allegedly paid by FSB officers to breach Yahoo will be extradited to U.S.

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

22-year-old Karim Baratov was arrested in March by Toronto police for breaching Yahoo multiple times between 2014 and 2016.

Spearphishing attacks on energy firms tied to years-long global hacking operation

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

A recent barrage of well-crafted phishing emails aimed at energy companies is tied to a years-long international campaign to steal user credentials and gather intelligence.

Pentagon's looming Kaspersky ban viewed as 'purely political'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

The firm's CEO and co-founder offered again on Friday to let the U.S. government audit his company's source code: "We've got nothing to hide."

Russia's reliance on cybercriminals has a 'silver lining,' says top DOJ lawyer

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

A top Justice Department official says that a “silver lining” exists in the fact that Russia’s Federal Security Service, or FSB, a foreign intelligence service, were reliant on a pair of cybercriminals to hack into Yahoo and collect information. On March 15, the Justice Department announced the indictment of four individuals involved in a massive data breach that occurred at Yahoo in 2014, including two FSB officers and two cybercrime-oriented contractors.

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