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IBM sounds alarm about more data-wiping malware from Iran

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The new research is the latest indication of Iran’s disruptive capabilities in cyberspace.

Why Cyber Command’s latest warning is a win for the government's information sharing efforts

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

New details uncovered by CyberScoop show how much coordination went into Cyber Command's public VirusTotal upload of an Iran-linked tool.

How nation-state hacking groups are changing their TTPs

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 years ago

Jen Miller-Osborn, Deputy Director of Threat Intelligence for Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42, breaks down all of the research their unit has issued with regard to nation-state-linked APTs.

Shamoon resurfaces, targeting Italian oil company

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

The Shamoon virus known for the destructive 2012 attack on Saudi Aramco appears to have hit Italian oil and gas company Saipem.

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

by Chris Bing • 4 years 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.

Researchers find link between cyber espionage group and Saudi hacking campaign

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

Security researchers are closely investigating a spate of newly discovered data breaches in the Middle East, which in each case involved the deployment of an advanced, disk-wiping malware variant, in an effort to attribute the attacker.

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