Syrian Electronic Army

New Malware Attacks Target Syrian Activists

A new set of malware campaigns targeted at Syrian activists, journalists and NGOs has emerged, and security researchers say that the attackers are employing a variety of tactics, including a new OS X Trojan that could be part of a “false flag” operation. The details of the new round of attacks on government opposition groups […]

Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the big stories of the last couple of weeks, including the Syrian Electronic Army’s attacks against the registrar for the New York Times and Twitter, and the release of Facebook’s first transparency report.

Twitter is facing increased pressure to beef up authentication for users after the hijacking of another high-profile account yesterday caused some temporary tremors on the stock market. The social network has reportedly been testing two-factor authentication internally; Twitter lags behind Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple in implementing a two-factor authentication system. Wired claimed in a […]

Subscribe to our newsletter, Threatpost Today!

Get the latest breaking news delivered daily to your inbox.