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Russian hackers thwarted in attempt to take out electrical grid, Ukrainians say

by AJ Vicens

Russian losses near Kyiv and a looming onslaught in eastern Ukraine may be a factor in the attack, a Ukrainian official said.

US blames Iran for threatening emails sent to Florida voters

by Shannon Vavra

The allegation marks a quick turnaround for U.S. national security officials after voters reported a series of odd messages.

Meet APT41, the Chinese hackers moonlighting for personal gain

by Sean Lyngaas

In a first for China-based group, FireEye said, the hackers are using malware typically reserved for spying for personal gain.

It was 'inevitable' that bombs would fall in response to a cyberattack

by Shannon Vavra

Israel's targeting of alleged Hamas hackers was the first instance of a 'kinetic' response to a cyberattack. But it wasn't a surprising outcome.

Quasi-Russian upstart reportedly targeted Ukraine in cyber-espionage campaign

by Shannon Vavra

The campiagn is linked to the Luhansk People’s Republic, a group that declared independence from Ukraine in 2014.

Energy sector hacking campaign targeted more than 15 U.S. firms

by Chris Bing

Sources told CyberScoop that 18 companies have received the phishing emails, with another five investigating incidents that may be tied to the same attackers.

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