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Kaspersky finds a new APT campaign targeting engineers in the Middle East

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The malware, which is well-suited for spying, doesn’t match any code the researchers have seen before.

Russian hackers using stolen corporate email accounts to mask their phishing attempts

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

Trend Micro research reveals the Russian hacking group is resorting to simple tactics to fulfill its intelligence gathering mission.

Cyber-espionage campaign in Middle East, Europe picked up speed after Soleimani killing

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

The hackers could be prepositioning for a retaliatory attack, or biding their time to collect intelligence, researchers say.

A persistent group of hackers has been hitting Saudi IT providers, Symantec says

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The findings come at a time of heightened tension in the Persian Gulf.

Latest Facebook shutdown involves hundreds of accounts misleading users in Ukraine, Iraq

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

The unrelated efforts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East are the latest examples of how the social media giant's reach is exploited.

Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.

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