Tags nation-state hackers

Hackers are still running coronavirus-related campaigns, CrowdStrike warns

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Hackers working for China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, and India, as well as hacktivists and criminals, are still using COVID-19 themed lures.

Google finds Indian hack-for-hire firms exploiting coronavirus fears via spearphishing schemes

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Indian hack-for-hire firms are impersonating the World Health Organization in spearphishing email campaigns, according to Google.

Vietnamese hackers exploited Google Play Store for espionage campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months 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 • 4 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 • 7 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 • 8 months ago

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

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