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DNC officials say Russians unsuccessfully tried to hack them after 2018 midterms

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 hours ago

Dozens of DNC officials received spearphishing emails from Cozy Bear after the midterms, according to a court filing.

Accused 'Methbot' ringleader pleads not guilty after extradition to U.S.

by Jeff Stone • 12 hours ago

Aleksandr Zhukov is the lead defendant in the “Methbot” case, in which he is accused of renting more than 1,900 computer servers to simulate ad views.

Sneaky motion-detection feature found on Android malware

by Jeff Stone • 13 hours ago

The logic seems to be that if a hacked phone was moving, the device probably wasn’t a research tool being used by a security company trying to detect malware, Trend Micro researchers said.

New code-validation project tries to spot the next industrial supply chain attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

A new DHS-funded project traces the provenance of software code.

Nearly 773 million email addresses leaked, spelling trouble for people who re-use passwords

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Some 140 million email addresses and 10 million passwords are new to Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned website, the free service that tracks whether user credentials have been made available in data dumps.

Cryptojacking malware gets past cloud security programs by uninstalling them

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 days ago

Palo Alto Networks says this type of evasive technique is likely to keep popping up.

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