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

by Chris Bing • 4 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 • 4 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 • 5 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.

Leaked NSA hacking tools are a hit on the dark web

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A shadowy cast of random hackers are now sharing, promoting and working to reverse engineer the tools in the latest Shadow Brokers dump.

Israeli soldiers' personal Android phones hacked by spies, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

A group of highly talented and well resourced hackers are spying on the Israeli Defense Force by hacking into the personal smartphones of individual soldiers, according to newly released research by Lookout and Kaspersky.More than a 100 Israeli servicemen are believed to have been effectively targeted with the spyware.

Shadow Brokers' latest leak could have come from beyond NSA staging servers

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

The Microsoft Windows software exploits recently leaked by the Shadow Brokers provide some clues about where the hacking tools came from and when they were developed.

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