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FedEx attributes $300 million loss to NotPetya ransomware attack

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 days ago

FedEx reported an estimated $300 million loss in its first quarter earnings report Tuesday, attributing the loss mostly to a computer virus that impacted the company’s operations across Europe in July.

Eugene Kaspersky speaks out, defends company over espionage allegations

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The company's founder made remarks Tuesday in Sao Paulo, Brazil when a U.S. security researcher asked him about recent press reports.

Arrest of Chinese malware suspect highlights DOJ's strategy against foreign hackers

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The arrest of Yu Pingan in connection with the development of high-profile malware serves to highlight the Justice Department's modern and expansive efforts to prosecute foreign hackers in spite of extradition challenges.

Senators want spies to disclose more about secret zero-day policy

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee hopes to learn more about how American spies handle the disclosure of software vulnerabilities continuously discovered by the 16 spy agencies, which are occasionally used as a weak point to hack into computer networks.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

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

Hacker posted stolen material from Mandiant researcher in attempt to damage FireEye stock

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The incident highlights how a hacker can stoke fears of a corporate breach to negatively affect the stock price of a specific, targeted company.

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