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A persistent group of hackers has been hitting Saudi IT providers, Symantec says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

The findings come at a time of heightened tension in the Persian Gulf.

Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

“I never thought I would have to work on such a basic issue as this," the Texas Republican says about the federal security clearance process, which is still working on a large backlog of applications.

‘Cobalt Dickens’ group is phishing universities at scale again, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

A 2018 indictment hasn't disrupted the Iran-linked hacking group.

As NSA expands election security task force, Director Paul Nakasone talks lessons learned

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

U.S. intelligence officials are trying to adapt as adversaries update their tactics.

Yet another hacking group is targeting oil and gas companies, Dragos says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Researchers have dubbed the group Hexane, and they say it has been particularly active in recent months.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

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