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'Machete' cyber-espionage group goes after military in Venezuela

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The group, dubbed "Machete by ESET, has been known to hit many Latin American countries.

A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

Fake Telegram app on more than 100,000 phones infected U.S., UAE Androids

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The Android malware pushed fake prizes to generate click fraud. The program’s developers borrowed open-source code from the real Telegram app.

Dozens of Facebook pages about current events in Libya were linked to malware

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Facebook removed the pages — which collectively had hundreds of thousands of followers — after notification from researchers, Check Point said.

Cyber Command's latest VirusTotal upload has been linked to an active attack

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The malware has been linked with APT28, the same hacking group that breached the DNC during the 2016 election cycle.

Political parties are still struggling with cybersecurity basics

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

With international elections approaching, researchers assessed parties' digital readiness.

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