Tags security research

Vigilante hacking campaign blocks victims from visiting The Pirate Bay, other piracy sites

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

A hacker doesn’t appear to be happy with the amount of digital piracy out there.

Suspected Iranian hackers exploit VPN, Telegram to monitor dissidents

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

The research shows the limits of the cyber industry’s knowledge of Tehran-linked hacking against those who often bear the brunt of it.

Chinese hackers implicated in breach of Russian government agencies

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

An unusual report from Russia's Federal Security Service has caused a stir.

Suspected Pakistani spies use catfishing, stealthy hacking tools to target Indian defense sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Transparent Tribe’s improved capabilities are a case study in how governments not known for their hacking prowess can evolve.

Researchers find two dozen bugs in software used in medical and industrial devices

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It's a critique of the coding practices of the designers of billions of so-called IoT devices.

Researchers find flaw that leaks email addresses from Apple's AirDrop

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The tech we take for granted in our phones deserves closer examination.