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APT33 has used botnets to infect targets in the U.S. and Middle East, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

The Iranian hackers also set up their own virtual private network with “exit nodes" that change frequently, according to Trend Micro.

BlackBerry Cylance: More and more APT groups are relying on mobile malware to track dissidents

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

What has been used to track political dissidents inside certain countries is now being used on targets abroad, according to Cylance.

New Facebook security program will warn presidential candidates of hacking attempts

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The new program is another effort by Facebook to show the public that it has made security strides since 2016.

Russian hackers have been mooching off existing OilRig infrastructure

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Russian-linked hackers known as the Turla group have been piggybacking on Iranian hackers’ tools and infrastructure for years now to run their own attacks.

Group said to be behind attempted campaign hack has also gone after cybersecurity researchers

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

After Microsoft said Iranian hackers had targeted a presidential campaign, more data on the group is coming out.

Microsoft: U.S. presidential campaign, government officials targeted by recent hacking effort

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Phosphorus, also known as APT35, has targeted email accounts associated with an unnamed U.S. presidential campaign along with current and former U.S. government officials.

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