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US accuses two Chinese hackers of global hacking campaign, targeting coronavirus vaccine research

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The charges from the Department of Justice come amid mounting pressure for governments around the world to mitigate COVID-19.

Russian government hackers targeting coronavirus vaccine research, UK, US and Canada warn

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Russian government hackers have been targeting coronavirus vaccine research, U.K., U.S., and Canadian government officials said.

Vast hack-for-hire scheme against activists, corporate targets tied to Indian IT firm

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Environmental actvisits, anti-net neutrality groups and investment services were among the intended targets.

Volunteer cybersecurity pros say they've stymied hacks against health care organizations

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The group say it's dismantled nearly 3,000 malicious domains and identified more than a 2,000 software vulnerabilities.

Pastebin just made it easier for hackers to avoid detection, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

A roiling debate echoes a similar complaint about GDPR from 2018.

Australian government says it is hacking criminals who are exploiting the pandemic

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

It is perhaps the furthest a government has gone publicly in pledging to combat criminals through cyber-operations during the health crisis.

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