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Investigators suggest hackers exploited weak password security to breach Florida water facility

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

An outdated operating system might also share blame.

Emotet, NetWalker and TrickBot have taken big blows, but will it be enough?

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The idea might not be to shut the cybercrime operations down entirely, but to make their lives very difficult.

The anatomy of a modern-day ransomware conglomerate

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

An emerging ransomware outfit builds on the affiliate model that's made malware such an annoying problem.

It's hard to keep a big botnet down: TrickBot sputters back toward full health

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

Microsoft and U.S. Cyber Command made progress against TrickBot, but it doesn't appear to have been lasting.

Report: People are crowdfunding to buy voter data off hacker forums

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

While data is being illicitly sold, it was not necessarily illicitly obtained, as voter records are in many cases public records.

Ransomware aimed at South Korea in early 2017 may be work of North Korea, firm says

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

Private sector intelligence firm Intel 471 has discovered some evidence that adds to the probability that North Korea-based hackers were involved in WannaCry.

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