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Hackers seize on coronavirus fears for fodder in spearphishing, misinformation schemes

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Hackers frequently take advantage of crises and current events to tailor their messages better.

World powers are pushing to build their own brand of cyber norms

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Two competing groups tied to the United Nations are trying to outmaneuver each other when it comes to establishing behavior norms in cyberspace.

Twitter, Facebook scrub coordinated activity targeting Hong Kong demonstrations

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Twitter also announced it would no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news media.

Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.

Active Chinese hacking campaign targeted diplomats from Slovakia, South America

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

The timing of the attacks on Slovakia coincided with possible business investment from a Chinese steel giant.

Bulgaria hacking suspect worked on government cybersecurity before tax agency breach

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

The arrest is related to a massive data breach at the National Revenue Agency. The 20-year-old man had been conducting cybersecurity training for the GDOC, a Bulgarian government agency, his lawyers said.

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