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Pegasus spyware active in 45 countries, Citizen Lab says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

An infamous brand of mobile spyware may be operating in 45 countries as part of a sprawling footprint that could enable human rights abuses, according to a new report.

GCHQ head says U.K. engaged in cyberwarfare against ISIS

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

GCHQ head Jeremy Fleming revealed that the U.K. has conducted a proactive cyber campaign against ISIS, touting the notion of using offensive cyberattacks to counter violent extremism.

Meet the French researcher the Shadow Brokers keep calling out

by Chris Bing • 12 months ago

A 29-year-old French security researcher and entrepreneur, Matthieu Suiche is one of the foremost experts when it comes to the peculiar group.

Leaked NSA tools were once again used in a global ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 12 months ago

A tool leaked by The Shadow Brokers was found to be used in the 'BadRabbit' attack.

Why the U.S. is struggling with the digital war on ISIS

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The U.S. military's reported inability to effectively “drop cyber bombs” on ISIS is raising new questions about the military’s "cyber weapons arsenal."

Software vulnerabilities used to spread WannaCry are favorites for hackers, FireEye says

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The same Microsoft Windows software vulnerabilities that were used to spread WannaCry ransomware across the globe are now being used by a wide array of hackers to infect computers with remote access trojans, according to new research by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye.

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