Cyberespionage and nation state cyberattacks
- August 11, 2017
Dell SecureWorks researchers detected suspicious activity on social media accounts of Mia Ash. When they dug deeper, they discovered a new, complex social engineering attack.
- July 28, 2017
At Black Hat 2017, security researcher Matt Suiche analyzed the Shadow Brokers dumps, postings and behavior to get to the bottom of one of the infosec industry's biggest questions.
- June 20, 2017
At the 2017 Cloud Identity Summit, former covert CIA officer Valerie Plame discussed the increasing risks of nation-state cyberattacks focused on geopolitical influence.
- June 14, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss former FBI Director James Comey's testimony on election hacking and election interference from Russia.
- June 12, 2017
RSA's GM Peter Tran sheds light on the value of cyber attribution, explains why the 'how' and 'why' of an attack may be more important than finding who did it.
- June 07, 2017
A new NSA leak allegedly shows Russian agents engaged in election cyberattacks against local U.S. governments and proves people are still the hardest cybersecurity risk to mitigate.
- May 26, 2017
Possible voting machine hacking has been a topic of conversation since before the 2016 election and at DEFCON 2017; professional pentesters will find out what damage can be done.
- April 25, 2017
A new security tool will let users scan their systems for the presence of NSA spyware found in the latest Equation Group leak, and tens of thousands are already infected.
- April 21, 2017
Security researchers say the vulnerability behind the infamous Stuxnet worm is still the most exploited in the world, seven years after being patched.
- April 13, 2017
The government needs a better definition for an act of cyberwarfare, says ex-CIA Director Michael Hayden, because he doesn't think the U.S. election hacking applies.
- April 11, 2017
Security researchers said the CIA Vault 7 tools and techniques are linked to cyberattacks over the past six years targeting various foreign entities.