Vietnam Rises as Cyberthreat

Vietnam Rises as Cyberthreat

The country’s rapid economic growth and other factors are driving an increase in cybercrime and cyber espionage activity. Vietnam has rarely been associated with cybercrime…

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'Malware-free' attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

‘Malware-free’ attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

More than half of attacks last year leveraged fileless or “malware-free” techniques, as hackers increasingly turn to stolen credentials in their efforts to breach corporate…

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Lazarus Group Widens Tactics in Cryptocurrency Attacks

Lazarus Group Widens Tactics in Cryptocurrency Attacks

MacOS users, as well as Windows, are in the cross-hairs, especially those based in South Korea. North Korea-linked APT Lazarus Group has been spotted targeting…

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Malaysia warns of Chinese hacking campaign targeting government projects

Malaysia warns of Chinese hacking campaign targeting government projects

A Chinese state-sponsored hacking group has been targeting Malaysian government officials, computer experts with the Malaysian government said on Wednesday. The purpose of the attacks…

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DHS Warns of Potential Iranian Cyberattacks

DHS Warns of Potential Iranian Cyberattacks

Recent US military action in Baghdad could prompt retaliatory attacks against US organizations, it says. Concerns about an Iranian cyber response to the recent American…

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Hackers use free tools in new APT campaign against industrial sector firms

Hackers use free tools in new APT campaign against industrial sector firms

Researchers have recently detected an advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign that targets critical infrastructure equipment manufacturers by using industry-sector-themed spear-phishing emails and a combination of…

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APT33 Is Targeting Industrial Control Systems

APT33 Is Targeting Industrial Control Systems

Iranian hackers have carried out some of the most disruptive acts of digital sabotage of the last decade, wiping entire computer networks in waves of…

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Extensive hacking operation discovered in Kazakhstan

Extensive hacking operation discovered in Kazakhstan

Chinese cyber-security vendor Qihoo 360 published a report on Friday exposing an extensive hacking operation targeting the country of Kazakhstan. Targets included individuals and organizations…

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Russian state hackers rarely share code with one another

Russian state hackers rarely share code with one another

Russia’s state-sponsored hacking groups rarely share code with one another, and when they do, it’s usually within groups managed by the same intelligence service, a…

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Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Researchers believe that nation-state actors are behind several spearphishing campaigns targeting U.S. utility companies with newly-identified malware, which has the capabilities to view system data…

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