US hits Iran with crippling cyberattacks, says a report

US hits Iran with crippling cyberattacks, says a report

With an OK from the US president, the Pentagon this week launched cyber strikes that took down Iranian computer networks used to control missile launches, says a…

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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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China supported C919 airliner development through cyber espionage

China supported C919 airliner development through cyber espionage

Security researchers have correlated the activity of a Chinese hacker group known for targeting aerospace companies to a multi-year espionage effort by China’s intelligence agencies…

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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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Newly discovered cyber-espionage malware abuses Windows BITS service

Newly discovered cyber-espionage malware abuses Windows BITS service

Security researchers have found another instance of a malware strain abusing the Windows Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS). The malware appears to be the work…

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