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Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The incident underscores a trend; elite hacking groups appear to be increasingly disguising their operations by disrupting an organization's business processes.

Early evidence suggests ties between Russian hackers and 'BadRabbit' attack

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

A software toolkit used in an expansive cyberattack focused on Eastern Europe Tuesday has been linked to a hacking group known as BlackEnergy APT or Telebots.

Security researchers call for calm after DHS warns of energy grid hacking

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

A security alert about foreign hackers probing into U.S. energy companies released late Friday by the Homeland Security Department frightened casual observers, but security experts say the government report provided little more than an update on relatively well known activity and behavior.

Senator questions DHS's handling of Kaspersky software ban in federal agencies

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

A senior U.S. official pushed back against Sen. Claire McCaskill's criticism concerning the 90-day timeframe provided by the Department of Homeland Security for federal agencies to uninstall Kaspersky Lab products.

Researchers say hackers responsible for 2013 Microsoft, Facebook breaches have disappeared

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The group has become virtually untraceable since September 2015.

Cybercriminals hijacked a government server to send sophisticated malware to U.S. companies

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The technical findings connect a known advanced persistent threat group, codenamed FIN7 by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye, to a sophisticated intrusion technique that was detected in a recent wave of spoofed emails that mimicked the SEC's domain.

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