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'Highly active' Hamas-linked hackers found spying on Palestinian political group

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

According to mobile security firm Lookout, a group called "Two-tailed Scorpion" has been able to remotely collect thousands of hours of stolen audio from infected smartphones across the Gaza Strip.

Research claims CCLeaner attack carried out by Chinese-linked group

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Israeli cybersecurity startup Intezer Labs claims its highly likely that APT17 is behind the supply chain attack that targeted the popular disk cleanup utility.

In the face of government pressure, Kaspersky pledges to open new U.S. offices

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Chief Executive Eugene Kaspersky confirmed the decision on social media after Reuters reported that the anti-virus company had plans to close its D.C.-area office.

New Microsoft Word zero day used to spread 'lawful intercept' malware, analysts say

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A well-funded spy group appears to have recently acquired a highly-sophisticated zero day vulnerability to deploy a remote access trojan, developed by infamous surveillance technology firm FinFisher, against a Russian-speaking "entity."

As Trump promises 'fire and fury,' North Korean hackers target U.S. defense contractors

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Hackers linked to a North Korean cyber espionage group — best known for a global ransomware attack dubbed "WannaCry" — are now actively targeting U.S. defense contractors.

North Korean hackers came close to hacking Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

North Korean hackers targeted foreign policy advisers to Clinton's presidential campaign, focused on stealing policy documents, memos and other confidential information, multiple sources told CyberScoop.

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