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‘Cobalt Dickens’ group is phishing universities at scale again, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

A 2018 indictment hasn't disrupted the Iran-linked hacking group.

Suspected North Korean hackers target universities using Chrome extension

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Pyongyang's hackers have expanded their targeted base, according to ASERT, the threat intelligence group of Netscout’s Arbor Networks.

Security companies give public free way to sift through malware research

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Comodo and Check Point Software Technology are giving away their research — and in Comodo's case, the tools used to conduct it, as well.

U.S. universities race to contain WannaCry ransomware, officials say

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 years ago

At least five American universities have been impacted by the global ransomware virus known as “WannaCry,” CyberScoop learned today. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Trinity College, University of Washington and North Dakota State University confirmed Tuesday that computers connected to university networks were infected by the virus, while University of Maine denied widespread infection on the Orono campus.

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