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Mirai offshoot offers 'greater firepower' for DDoS attacks, researchers warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 15 hours ago

Operators of the new variant have gone after devices that are popular with businesses, such as wireless presentation systems, according to Unit 42.

Email scammers stole more than $150K from defense contractors and a university, FBI says

by Sean Lyngaas • 16 hours ago

Scammers were able to obtain fraudulent lines of credit to buy expensive technical equipment in the organizations’ names, the FBI said last week in an industry advisory obtained by CyberScoop.

Securiosity: Oh man, this 'Crypto' trailer

by CyberScoop Staff • 20 hours ago

It was a lighter week in news, so we laughed at a movie trailer.

Blistering report scolds Navy for longstanding cybersecurity challenges

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

To longtime observers of the Navy’s cybersecurity practices, this week’s review will feel like déjà-vu.

Inside the secretive concert where spies mingle with rock 'n' roll royalty

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Spookstock combines top-level spies and A-list celebrities as a way to raise money for the families of fallen spies and soldiers.

Chinese e-commerce giant Gearbest leaks millions of records, researcher finds

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

“Gearbest’s database isn’t just unsecured. It’s also providing potentially malicious agents with a constantly-updated supply of fresh data.”

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