Cyberespionage and nation state cyberattacks
- March 13, 2019
Fragile electronic voting systems and the weaponization of social media continue to menace U.S. election systems as presidential candidates ramp up their 2020 campaigns.
- March 13, 2019
Citrix disclosed a potential data breach blamed on poor password security, but a lack of details about the attack leaves only unconfirmed claims from a single cybersecurity firm.
- March 08, 2019
Facebook and Twitter executives say finding a pattern of malicious activity is more effective in identifying bad actors on sites than looking at the misleading information itself.
- March 07, 2019
Incident response experts say nation-state cyberattacks are so common that they find threat actors from multiple nations operating in the same victim environment.
- January 22, 2019
A Democratic National Committee lawsuit regarding Russian cyberattacks in the lead-up to the 2016 election now also claims Russia attacked DNC systems after the 2018 midterms.
- January 10, 2019
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast discusses how a Chinese state-sponsored threat group known as APT10 hacked into managed service providers to gain access to their clients.
- December 21, 2018
The Department of Justice indicted two alleged members of the Chinese state-sponsored hacking group APT10, which hacked managed service providers to steal data from enterprises.
- November 29, 2018
The FBI indicted two threat actors involved with the SamSam ransomware attacks while the US Treasury sanctioned two others for their role in exchanging Bitcoin earned from attacks.
- November 16, 2018
Despite early speculation, experts concluded the BGP route leak that sent Google traffic through China and Russia was due to an accidental misconfiguration and not malicious activity.
- November 14, 2018
An international cybercrime agreement was signed by 50 nations and 150 companies in Paris, but the U.S., China and Russia were not part of the accord.
- October 25, 2018
FireEye security researchers claimed the Russian government was 'most likely' behind the Triton malware attack on an industrial control system in Saudi Arabia last year.
- October 19, 2018
Researchers claim a new threat group called GreyEnergy is the successor to BlackEnergy, but experts are unsure if the evidence supports the claims or warnings of future attacks.
- October 12, 2018
News roundup: An APT group called TeleBots group was linked to Industroyer malware and NotPetya ransomware, according to researchers. Plus, Imperva is acquired by Thoma Bravo and more.
- October 05, 2018
The U.S., U.K. and other allies accused seven Russian military officers in cybercrimes around the world, and the GRU indictment from the U.S. formally pressed charges.
- October 04, 2018
Security researchers tracked an aggressive cybertheft campaign -- attributed to North Korean APT38 -- in which threat actors attempted to steal more than $1 billion and destroy all evidence along the way.