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FBI hopes a more aggressive cyber strategy will disrupt foreign hackers

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

“Whatever it is that’s going to cause maximum impact on the adversary, that’s what the goal is,” the FBI's Tonya Ugoretz told CyberScoop.

US charges alleged Iranian hackers with scheme to steal aerospace, satellite data

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

The aggressive crackdown on Iranian hacking this week has been a coordinated effort across multiple U.S. government agencies.

Alleged Iranian hackers balanced espionage with personal cybercrime, US indictment says

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

It's only the latest indictment alleging that cybercriminals sometimes dip into foreign espionage efforts.

US indicts two hackers for retaliating for Soleimani's killing; more Iran-related charges expected soon

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Two men were charged with defacing websites, which doesn't take much skill.

State-backed hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaign associates, Microsoft says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Chinese hackers went after the Biden campaign, while Iranians targeted the Trump camp.

Someone duped Twitter verification to spread racist disinformation on US coronavirus vaccine

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The tactic sounds a lot like a prior Iranian disinformation effort.

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