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Fake ransomware named after Donald Trump tries to trick victims out of a buck

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Hackers are trying to spread malicious software by using world leaders' names to generate interest.

A malicious Tor browser is helping scammers steal bitcoin, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The attacks comes as the Tor Project is trying to enhance trust in the anonymity browser.

North Korean hackers target U.S. entities amid stalled denuclearization talks

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

A hacking group with North Korean ties has been targeting U.S. entities with malicious documents this summer as it works to hide its tracks better, according to research from Prevailion.

Symantec finds that a 'new' Chinese hacking group has actually been around for a decade

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Symantec now says that Thrip is likely another threat group — known Billbug or Lotus Blossom — that has been operating against targets in South Asia for approximately a decade.

Cyber Command's biggest VirusTotal upload looks to expose North Korean-linked malware

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Cyber Command looks to have uploaded its biggest cache of malware on a North Korean holiday.

U.S. government issues new warning about North Korea-linked malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The mitigations DHS recommends have added urgency because of the way the North Korean hackers are seizing on weak security practices.

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