Tags nation-state hackers

Security researchers suggest naming state-harbored hackers 'privateers'

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Cybersecurity executives have compared the safe havens that some governments provide cybercriminals today with 17th century piracy.

Biden’s DHS pick was a ‘quick study’ of cybersecurity issues as the department’s deputy

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

"He recognizes he’s not a cyber expert, but he goes to those who help him make informed decisions," said Greg Touhill, a former senior DHS official.

How the Pentagon is trolling Russian, Chinese hackers with cartoons

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Cyber Command has a graphics company on hand to mock foreign hackers.

Global cyber community can do more to stop state-sponsored malware, EFF researcher says

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

A range of countries are developing tools to monitor dissidents, while also maintaining plausible deniability.

Chinese cyber power is neck-and-neck with US, Harvard research finds

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

The study also found that several countries that are not currently considered conventional cyber powers are rising on the world stage.

Hackers are still running coronavirus-related campaigns, CrowdStrike warns

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years 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.