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Former NSA contractor Reality Winner accepts guilty plea for leaking classified report

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

For one count of espionage, Winner faces 63 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The incident underscores a trend; elite hacking groups appear to be increasingly disguising their operations by disrupting an organization's business processes.

Meet the French researcher the Shadow Brokers keep calling out

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

A 29-year-old French security researcher and entrepreneur, Matthieu Suiche is one of the foremost experts when it comes to the peculiar group.

In wake of Equifax breach, government shines light on entire industry

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

While law enforcement agents were sent to immediately investigate how and why hackers broke into Equifax, other federal agencies, like the Homeland Security Department, were focusing on understanding the threat posed to the larger industry, a senior U.S. official said.

U.S. officials looking at Apache vulnerability as cause for Equifax breach

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The official's comments to CyberScoop are the first from a government source regarding the cause behind one of the largest data breaches in history, which was publicly announced last week.

Hacker posted stolen material from Mandiant researcher in attempt to damage FireEye stock

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The incident highlights how a hacker can stoke fears of a corporate breach to negatively affect the stock price of a specific, targeted company.

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