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DNC hackers using NATO cyber conference to find phishing targets, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

According to Cisco's Talos research team, Fancy Bear was sending phishing emails to people looking to attend CyCon.

Researchers say hackers responsible for 2013 Microsoft, Facebook breaches have disappeared

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The group has become virtually untraceable since September 2015.

Former U.S. spies say anti-virus software makes for a perfect espionage platform

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Popular anti-virus software companies are a prime target for intelligence agencies because most store large quantities of intuitive data on external servers and have direct, continuous access into their clients' networks, former U.S. intelligence officials and cybersecurity experts say.

APT28 targeted Montenegro's government before it joined NATO, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

As Montenegro preprepared to join NATO, a hacking group linked to Russian intelligence was actively engaged in a cyber espionage campaign against Montenegrin officials, according to U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye.

Researchers: WannaCry ransomware shares code with North Korean malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

The link is important, but shared code is not the same as attribution, experts warned.

U.S. warns of 'emerging' global cyber-espionage campaign by Chinese hackers

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

An "emerging" international cyber-espionage campaign by a group with suspected ties to the Chinese government is affecting a growing number of companies globally, according to a warning from the U.S. government.

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