Cyberespionage and nation state cyberattacks
- April 20, 2018
A panel of experts at the RSA Conference all expressed support for the idea of hacking back against threat actors, but each offered caveats in hopes of minimizing collateral damage.
- April 17, 2018
The RSAC keynote speakers pushed a unified idea of collaboration across public and private sectors, improved teamwork and the value of incremental improvements in cybersecurity.
- April 17, 2018
At RSA Conference 2018, Microsoft President Brad Smith warned of nation-state cyberattacks and called on governments and the private sector to do more to address them.
- April 16, 2018
The second annual Black Report -- a hacker survey aimed at getting a different perspective on cybersecurity -- detailed how long it takes to breach a perimeter and what attacks are easiest.
- April 12, 2018
Cryptojacking attacks are on the rise, but experts are unsure if the threat can overtake the malware dominance of ransomware due to regulatory and profit questions.
- March 16, 2018
The U.S. Treasury Department levied sanctions for Russian government hacking, as a joint alert from the FBI and DHS confirms election meddling and critical infrastructure attacks.
- March 12, 2018
New research claims Olympic Destroyer was not the work of the North Korea-backed Lazarus Group; rather, it was a false flag cyberattack designed to mislead attribution efforts.
- March 08, 2018
Researchers discovered evidence of an NSA tracking program designed to watch nation-state hackers and gather information as attacks were in progress.
- 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.