Tags nation-state hackers

Vietnamese hackers exploited Google Play Store for espionage campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Vietnamese government-linked hackers have been distributing malicious applications in the Google Play Store for at least the last four years, Kaspersky researchers said Tuesday.

Australian government says it is hacking criminals who are exploiting the pandemic

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It is perhaps the furthest a government has gone publicly in pledging to combat criminals through cyber-operations during the health crisis.

Secret Service to launch private-sector cybercrime council

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The Secret Service wants advice on current and future cyberthreats, as well as insight into big tech-policy debates.

How the Marine Corps thinks about beating adversaries in cyberspace

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Renata Spinks says the Marines want their cybersecurity-focused personnel to think like an adversary.

Pentagon’s next cyber policy guru predicts more collective responses in cyberspace

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

There’s a groundswell of support for making collective countermeasures in cyberspace lawful despite an uncertain legal landscape.

Amid NSA warning, attacks on Confluence have risen in recent weeks

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

The NSA warning just got a little more relevant.

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