Researchers warn of malware infecting 500,000 popular routers in a campaign mostly targeting the Ukraine, but also 54 other countries.
Browsing Category: Government
The U.S. Senate gave the nod to restoring the 2015 Open Internet Order, putting net neutrality on the fast track to a House vote.
The Sun Team APT, likely linked to North Korea, uses Google Play and Facebook as attack vectors.
Researchers have discovered a set of custom surveillanceware tools being deployed against Android and iOS devices primarily in the Middle East.
Sources said the funds were diverted to fraudulent accounts in a coordinated heist that involved hundreds of wire transfers and on-the-ground accomplices.
The actors behind this kind of code, whether they’re bent on sending a political message or simply wanting to cover their tracks after data exfiltration, have adopted various techniques to carry out those activities.
The bill would have allowed companies in the state to perform offensive cyberactions in the face of an attack.
Tech-support scams took off during the year, while whaling/business email compromise was the main threat, accounting for losses of more than $675 million.
Secure-messaging firm Signal was told by Amazon not to use its AWS servers for domain-fronting, a technique used to enable communications in countries such as Egypt, Oman, Qatar and UAE where the service is banned.
Google, Microsoft, security researchers and hacking groups have lined up to protest the bill, which would criminalize unauthorized computer access.