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Google catches North Korean, Iranian hackers impersonating journalists in phishing efforts

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The figures are less than what occurred in 2018, but researchers have seen in uptick in 2020.

Cybercriminals, nation-states increasingly tailoring coronavirus spearphishing campaigns

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Nefarious actors have been sending lures about coronavirus to spread malware for weeks, but hackers are starting to tailor their forgery emails more to local outbreaks to better trick victims.

Cyber-espionage campaign in Middle East, Europe picked up speed after Soleimani killing

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The hackers could be prepositioning for a retaliatory attack, or biding their time to collect intelligence, researchers say.

Iran-linked hackers use VPN exploits in far-flung spying campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A failure to patch has enabled a three-year running hacking campaign.

U.S. must increase defenses against Iranian information operations, report says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Iranian bots and trolls are subtler than Russia's, according to researchers at the Atlantic Council.

Senators to Trump administration: Protect small businesses from Iranian hacking threat

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

“We are concerned that small businesses may not have the...tools necessary” to implement good security practices, Sens. Rubio and Cardin said.

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