Cyber Espionage News, Articles and Updates
Russian hackers are employing zero-day exploits to infect target networks, according to security researchers at ESET.
A research team offered evidence that the account of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, was hacked by the top military foreign-intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
Russian advanced persistent threat group Sofacy has another ace up its sleeve: a Flash Player exploit tool, dubbed DealersChoice, that in some ways resembles a Russian nesting doll.
Patent reveals firm wants to use billboards to collect people's information
An FOI disclosure from the NHS has shown nearly 30 NHS trusts to be the victims of ransomware attacks in the past 12 months.
To comply with a directive from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to dig through all of its customers' email, Yahoo customized an already existing technology intended to search for child porn and spam.
A recently passed Russian law has given that country's security firms the green light to crack encrypted communications services.
Al Jazeera has launched a new mobile game #Hacked - Syria's Electronic Armies, in which the player assumes the role of an investigative journalist tasked with discovering the identities of pro-Syrian government hackers.
The Shadow Brokers Saturday posted a rant to voice their discontent over the lack of bids for the stolen goods.
At a rally in Virginia, Donald Trump pledged to make cybersecurity a top priority.
A UK-based investigative journalism site has come under cyberattack, purportedly from Russia, for its articles critical of Russia's involvement in the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 and corruption.
Nearly a quarter (23 percent) of UK IT decision makers believe STEM and the need for young IT talent are one of the main technology issues for enterprises in 2017.
The Swiss intelligence service received permission to begin tapping phones and monitoring emails following a vote in the nation's parliament and approval by a public referendum.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said there have been previous instances of Russian attempts to influence U.S. elections going back to the 1960s.
President Obama may be urged to split the joint leadership of the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command in favor of two distinct forces for cyberespionage and cyberwarfare.
On the eve of the release of "Snowden," the ACLU's Ben Wizner said the civil rights organization had joined forces with Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to persuade President Obama to pardon the whistleblower.
The Russian espionage group Tsar Team, aka Fancy Bear, got into the ADAMS system through an account created by the International Olympic Committee for the 2016 Rio Games.
CIA Director John Brennan warned against Russian hacking skills calling them "exceptionally capable and sophisticated."
France's former head of external intelligence service discussed a French cyber campaign that targeted Iran, Canada, Spain, Greece, Norway, and other nations.
An individual who self-identified as Guccifer 2.0 continues to deny reports by security firms that link the purported hacker or hacking group to Russian advanced persistent threat (APT) groups.
As the November election nears, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Monday accused the Kremlin of wanting to interfere with the U.S. election.
Kaspersky Lab today released an analysis of a newly discovered version of Mokes - a malicious, cross-platform backdoor with spying functionality - this one targeting Apple's OS X operating system.
A recently declassified group of 45 messages from NSA Director Michael Hayden to his workers reveal the daily ins and outs of the agency while it supported the Iraq War.
ThreatConnect researchers have found an "infrastructure nexus" between recent attacks on election boards and a spearphishing campaign against three governments that "fits a known Russian targeting focus and modus operandi."
Researchers recently discovered a new spyware campaign that used cybersquatting techniques to distribute the AgentTesla keylogger via a domain whose name was strikingly similar to the consulting firm Diode Technologies.
Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University have created a software program that causes air-gapped computers to leak data via radio-frequency electromagnetic emissions generated through USB-connected devices.
The same cybergang that launched attacks against the Pentagon, State Department and DNC is also believed to have targeted Russia-focused think tanks in the U.S.
A Malwarebytes analysis of the espionage toolkit that recently infected Vietnam Airlines revealed a modular variant of the Korplug remote access trojan (RAT) that in this case disguises itself as a McAfee antivirus program.
Updated! News reports yesterday that the New York Times and other news organizations were attacked by hackers should not only come as no surprise, but industry insiders believe news organizations should prepare to be struck again in the future.
The FBI is investigating the possible hack by Russian intelligence agencies of the New York Times and other news organizations.