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Another well-known hacking group using leaked NSA hacking tools

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

Most of the tools used by Chafer, including SMB hacking tools like EternalBlue, were stolen from the NSA and are freely available on the public internet.

Trisis has the security world spooked, stumped and searching for answers

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

What researchers found has been described to CyberScoop as a tool so dangerous that its mere existence significantly intensifies the global digital arms race.

Middle Eastern hacking group is using FinFisher malware to conduct international espionage

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

The discovery by Kaspersky Lab marks at least the fifth zero-day exploit used by the so-called BlackOasis group and exposed by security researchers since June 2015.

Al Jazeera comes under cyberattack as Persian Gulf crisis escalates

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

This closely follows a rash of political hacks across Persian Gulf states that triggered a diplomatic crises.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 year 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.

Shamoon 2.0 and StoneDrill are separate campaigns, but target the same country

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The complex, destructive cyberattacks launched against Saudi Arabian businesses and government organizations are likely coming from at least two separate groups with aligned interests.

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