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For now, many conversations about global 'cyber norms' start with Beijing

by Chris Bing • 7 hours ago

China's government is taking steps to become an international leader in discussions concerning "cyber norms," a formal but still vague understanding about the appropriate behavior between states regarding offensive cyber-operations.

Leaked Hacking Team tools were used by group stealing East Asian IP

by Chris Bing • 3 days ago

A sophisticated and "well-funded" hacking group with a penchant for stealing intellectual property and other trade secrets is wreaking havoc in East Asia.

Hackers are gaming the media to extort breached casinos in Canada, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

The group is faking identities when speaking to media about their work in order to extort Canadian casinos and mining companies.

What we know (and don't know) about a rash of Middle East mystery hacks

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

A spat of apparent security breaches is making an already tense situation in the Middle East worsen, and there are very few details on who is responsible for each incident.

Software vulnerabilities used to spread WannaCry are favorites for hackers, FireEye says

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The same Microsoft Windows’ software vulnerabilities that were used to spread WannaCry ransomware across the globe are now being used by a wide array of hackers to infect computers with remote access trojans, according to new research by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye.

EFF sues DOJ for information about alleged FBI-Geek Squad program

by Cassandra Stephenson • 4 weeks ago

The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Justice Wednesday after a months-long quest to obtain records regarding the FBI’s alleged use of Best Buy Geek Squad employees to search customer computers without warrants.

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