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Russian government hackers used office technology to try to breach privileged accounts

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

More bad news for private and public sector organizations nervous about the rise of connected devices.

Researchers are still using lessons from VPNFilter to track threats one year later

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The lessons learned from that takedown of the 500,000-router botnet are still reverberating today in the cybersecurity community.

VPNFilter now has 'even greater capabilities,' research shows

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

VPNFilter, the malware framework that co-opted half a million routers into a botnet earlier this year, has “even greater capabilities” than previously documented, new research shows.

Cisco Talos' Craig Williams on the hunt for bugs and abnormal behavior

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Craig Williams, Talos’s director of outreach, gives his take on high-profile threats and how he approaches the craft of investigating malware campaigns.

Russian-linked VPNFilter malware is even worse than originally thought, new research suggests

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

A malware framework that's already infected hundreds of thousands of routers across the globe — particularly in Ukraine — appears to be even more dangerous than originally thought, according to new findings by Cisco Talos.

FBI shuts down domain behind Russian 'VPNFilter' botnet

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

The FBI action cut off a massive botnet that was possibly being used for a forthcoming cyberattack aimed at Ukraine.

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