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A persistent group of hackers has been hitting Saudi IT providers, Symantec says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

The findings come at a time of heightened tension in the Persian Gulf.

‘Cobalt Dickens’ group is phishing universities at scale again, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

A 2018 indictment hasn't disrupted the Iran-linked hacking group.

A phishing campaign with nation-state hallmarks is targeting Chinese government agencies

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The identity of the hackers responsible remains elusive, though the phishing targets in China and the IP addresses involved indicate a coordinated effort, researchers from Anomali said.

Meet APT41, the Chinese hackers moonlighting for personal gain

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In a first for China-based group, FireEye said, the hackers are using malware typically reserved for spying for personal gain.

How offense and defense came together to plug a hole in a popular Microsoft program

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A vulnerability in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Services prompted close collaboration between an offensive and defensive security expert.

Camera obscura: Researchers say weak protocols are Achilles' heel of surveillance cameras

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

There are secure versions of data-transfer protocols used by the cameras, but they are rarely implemented.

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