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Twitter, Facebook scrub coordinated activity targeting Hong Kong demonstrations

by Jeff Stone • 1 month 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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 • 2 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.

Dozens of Facebook pages about current events in Libya were linked to malware

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Facebook removed the pages — which collectively had hundreds of thousands of followers — after notification from researchers, Check Point said.

U.S. jury finds two Romanians guilty of stealing credit card info, infecting 400,000 computers

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The two men also allegedly stole millions of dollars through online auction fraud.

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