Dozens of Mexican journalists, lawyers, and even a child, were hit with Pegasus, commercially-produced spyware, as part of a campaign believed to be carried out by the nation’s government.
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The number of new malware samples in the wild this year targeting connected internet-of-things (IoT) devices has already more than doubled last year’s total.
The latest dump from Wikileaks alleges the CIA installed custom router firmware on unsuspecting targets in order to spy on internet activity.
As reports of the NSA officially connecting WannaCry to North Korea surface, experts are saying developers failed to contain the ransomware before it was ready for deployment.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including Microsoft’s XP patches, Hidden Cobra, a Nigerian BEC campaign, MacRansom, and more.
A Kaspersky Lab report on Thursday said an especially potent Nigerian Business Email Compromise campaign has stolen sensitive data from over 500 companies in 50 countries.
University officials said users likely kicked off a ransomware attack that infected a dozen personal and shared drives by visiting a compromised website.
Researchers at Telefonica’s cybersecurity unit ElevenPaths conducted an analysis of WannaCry metadata.
Researchers have neutralized the latest strain of the Jaff ransomware, releasing a decryption tool for unlocking files.
DHS and the FBI warned that North Korean attackers are targeting U.S. businesses with malware- and botnet-related attacks that are part of concerted effort dubbed “Hidden Cobra.”