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The line between adware and malware has become increasingly blurred, researcher finds

by Chris Bing • 3 days ago

New research by Israeli company Cybereason shows a secretive advertising technology firm, had developed and spread a covert piece of software that can manipulate browsers, track users' activity and forcefully load digital advertisements.

Pepsi denies claim that it hacked Russian government watchdog

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

A strange tale of government bureaucracy comes to light in Russia.

Top secret Army, NSA data found on public internet due to misconfigured AWS server

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

A misconfigured Amazon Web Services server with details on the Army's shutted 'Red Disk' project was publicly available on the open internet.

Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware

by Chris Bing • 2 months 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 • 2 months 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 • 2 months 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.

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