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How cyberwarfare is playing into Yemen's civil war

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

As the Yemeni conflict gains greater attention in Washington, new research highlights how cyber operations have become intrinsic to kinetic wars.

Proofpoint: Hackers testing new reconnaissance malware on financial institutions

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 weeks ago

Proofpoint suggests that tRat is part of a trend of malware becoming more modular in order to provide attackers with more value in the long haul.

'Mylobot' botnet now downloading second-stage malware meant to siphon data

by Jared Beinart • 4 weeks ago

A global botnet has been set up to spread malware that is now able to siphon data, according to a report from CenturyLink Threat Research Labs.

SamSam ransomware group has hit 67 organizations in 2018, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

SamSam continues to have the health care sector in its sights.

VPNFilter now has 'even greater capabilities,' research shows

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

VPNFilter, the malware framework that co-opted half a million routers into a botnet earlier this year, has “even greater capabilities” than previously documented, new research shows.

Operator of 'VirusTotal for criminals' gets 14-year prison sentence

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

“Ruslan Bondars helped malware developers attack American businesses,” said Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski.

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