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Middle East group goes on hacking spree against telecoms, embassies and more

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Researchers found the suspected Iranian group on the same embassy network as Fancy Bear.

How cyberwarfare is playing into Yemen's civil war

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

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

Symantec reveals state-sponsored group that doesn’t care for malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The hacking group, dubbed "Gallmaker," has been going after diplomatic and military targets in a campaign that researchers say is difficult to detect.

Newly uncovered 'Leafminer' hacking group hitting wide array of Middle Eastern targets

by Greg Otto • 6 months ago

The newly uncovered group uses a mix of custom and publicly available malware tools to breach targets in order to steal data.

Flash zero-day shows up in Qatar amid geopolitical struggles

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

The findings come as Qatar faces significant geopolitical struggles, including a trade blockade established by its neighbors.

Pakistani military leverages Facebook Messenger for wide-ranging spyware campaign

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

The malware, dubbed Stealth Mango and Tangelo, appears to have successfully compromised government officials, medical professionals and civilians around the world.

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