Cyberespionage and nation state cyberattacks
- January 19, 2018
The Trisis ICS malware used in a cyberattack on an oil and gas company in Saudi Arabia in December has been publicly available for weeks after being copied by unknown actors.
- January 12, 2018
News roundup: The hacking group called Fancy Bears claims to have hacked the Olympics again. Plus, a former NSA contractor pleads guilty to stealing government data, and more.
- December 27, 2017
Researchers believe North Korean nation-state hackers from the Lazarus Group are targeting cryptocurrency exchanges and owners in a wave of financially motivated attacks.
- December 22, 2017
News roundup: Cryptocurrency exchanges are folding because of targeted cyberattacks. Plus, five hackers were arrested in connection with international ransomware attacks, and more.
- December 19, 2017
The White House officially said North Korea was behind the WannaCry attacks, and it credited Facebook and Microsoft for work in attribution. But it left questions unanswered.
- December 01, 2017
One of the Yahoo data breach hackers pleaded guilty to his involvement in the attack. Plus, the FBI failed to notify U.S. officials that they were targets of Fancy Bear, and more.
- November 16, 2017
A lengthy Kaspersky report offers more insight into how the antivirus company discovered Equation Group malware and came to possess classified U.S. government data.
- October 31, 2017
Kaspersky Lab finally explained how it came to possess Equation Group malware, but does the company's latest statement answer enough questions about the ongoing drama?
- October 20, 2017
The Kaspersky controversy continued this week as the antivirus company responded to several explosive news stories about its relationship with the Russian government.
- October 20, 2017
News roundup: Former employees reveal a 2013 database breach exposed Microsoft's bug tracking system, DHS sets new rules for federal agencies on web, email security, and more.
- October 17, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss reports implicating Kaspersky antivirus scans in the recently disclosed breach at the National Security Agency.
- October 07, 2017
An NSA contractor became the target of a cyberattack after storing agency spying software on a personal device, and this NSA breach has caused a rise in fears regarding Russia.
- October 05, 2017
Newly uncovered information indicated that all 3 billion users were affected by the 2013 Yahoo data breach, but Oath claimed passwords and credit card info was safe.
- August 29, 2017
The specter of Kaspersky-Russian ties has reportedly led to an FBI campaign urging private organizations to drop Kaspersky Lab products; experts urge the FBI to share more evidence.
- August 23, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors examine claims from intelligence veterans that the DNC hack was an inside job, and not the work of Russian hackers.