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