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US, UK accuse Russian military hackers of battering-ram password attacks against hundreds of targets

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The targets of Fancy Bear's brute force attacks include both government agencies and the private sector, the advisory alleges.

State-linked hacking continues amid race for coronavirus treatments, US and UK agencies warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

With a vaccine still many months away, organizations doing coronavirus research will continue to find themselves in the crosshairs of spies.

APT33 has shifted targeting to industrial control systems software, Microsoft says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Given that the group has been linked with data-wiping hacks in the past, the new activity has analysts’ full attention.

Hackers used password spraying to breach Citrix, investigation confirms

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The unsophisticated technique gave the intruders access to two corporate drives for a “limited number of days,” Citrix's president says.

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