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Hacking group turns Microsoft Office flaw into an exploit in less than a week

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

APT34 has been especially active since mid-2016, based on publicly available research authored by analysts with FireEye and Kaspersky Lab.

This country's hacking efforts have become too big to ignore

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

While hackers linked to China, North Korea and Russia earned headlines over the past year, similar groups in Iran have been drawing far less attention.

'Highly active' Hamas-linked hackers found spying on Palestinian political group

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

According to mobile security firm Lookout, a group called "Two-tailed Scorpion" has been able to remotely collect thousands of hours of stolen audio from infected smartphones across the Gaza Strip.

Clapper: U.S. shelved 'hack backs' due to counterattack fears

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

Former Director of National Intelligence says there were numerous times the U.S. government wanted to go on the offensive after a cyberattack, only to decide against it at the last minute.

Newly uncovered Iranian hacking group targeted energy, aerospace firms to steal secrets

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Wednesday's report by FireEye offers the first documented activity of the group, researchers say.

Treasury Department sanctions Iranians for cyberattacks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The sanctions include actions against "hackers who execute cyber-attacks on American financial institutions.”

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