Tags virtual private network (VPN)

US agencies circulate warning about 'aggressive' Chinese hacking effort to steal secrets from a range of targets

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Despite all the attention on ransomware gangs based in Russia, Chinese state-backed hacking remains a formidable threat to U.S. interests.

International cops seize DoubleVPN, a service allegedly meant to shield ransomware attacks from investigators

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Police have seized VPN technologies before.

Suspected Iranian hackers exploit VPN, Telegram to monitor dissidents

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The research shows the limits of the cyber industry’s knowledge of Tehran-linked hacking against those who often bear the brunt of it.

Pulse Secure VPN hacking also hit transportation, telecom firms, FireEye says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The U.S. government has also been affected.

Hacking group exploited SonicWall zero-day for ransomware attacks, FireEye says

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The malware in questions bear similarities to another hacking tool named after the popular cartoon.

At least 24 agencies run Pulse Secure software. How many were hacked is an open question.

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Multiple U.S. government-funded labs conducting national security-related research appear to use the software.