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'Cobalt Group' launches new campaign against banks in Romania, Russia

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

An infamous hacking group is back to aggressively targeting banks less than a month after the Justice Department announced the arrest of three of its high-level members, according to new research.

Accused Romanian hackers and financial fraudsters extradited to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

The Justice Department's announcement on the extradition characterize the tactics as "vishing" and "smishing" -- phishing by voice and text messages respectively.

Atos, IT provider for Winter Olympics, hacked months before Opening Ceremony cyberattack

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

Hackers appear to have compromised the main IT service provider for the Winter Olympic Games months before last week's highly publicized cyberattack.

Russia-linked hackers impersonate NATO in attempt to hack Romanian government

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

An elite hacking group linked to the Russian government masqueraded as a NATO representative to send a barrage of phishing emails to diplomatic organizations in Europe, including Romania’s Foreign Ministry of Affairs, documents show.