Government

Iranian APT Targets Govs With New Malware
Posted on Wednesday February 26, 2020

A new campaign is targeting governments with the ForeLord malware, which steals credentials.

Sen. Schumer Pushes for TSA Employee Ban on TikTok App at Work
Posted on Tuesday February 25, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security and two U.S. military branches already had discontinued use of the app based on concerns over Chinese data-security and censorship practices.

Data Breach Occurs at Agency in Charge of Secure White House Communications
Posted on Monday February 24, 2020

A leak at the Defense Information Systems Agency exposed personal information of government employees, including social security numbers.

Hamas Ensnares Israeli Soldiers with Pretty ‘Ladies’
Posted on Wednesday February 19, 2020

The third catfish attempt in three years from the Palestinian militant group adds a few technical advances to the mix.

Iran-Backed APTs Collaborate on 3-Year ‘Fox Kitten’ Global Spy Campaign
Posted on Tuesday February 18, 2020

APT34/OilRig and APT33/Elfin have established a highly developed and persistent infrastructure that could be converted to distribute destructive wiper malware.

Huawei Controversy Highlights 5G Security Implications
Posted on Friday February 14, 2020

Security experts say that 5G supply chain concerns should be taken seriously – whether it’s in the context of Huawei or not.

Privacy Experts Skeptical of Proposed Data Protection Agency
Posted on Thursday February 13, 2020

A new Data Protection Agency would overhaul federal regulation efforts around data privacy - but experts are skeptical that the U.S. government can get it right.

FBI: $3.5B Lost in 2019 to Known Cyberscams, Ransomware
Posted on Wednesday February 12, 2020

Cybercriminals double down on successful internet scams, with a focus on phishing, BEC and other defrauding schemes that have proven to work.

Equifax Breach: Four Members of Chinese Military Charged with Hacking
Posted on Monday February 10, 2020

Feds have charged four members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in connection with the infamous 2017 Equifax breach.

Charming Kitten Uses Fake Interview Requests to Target Public Figures
Posted on Thursday February 06, 2020

APT group poses as a former Wall Street Journal journalist to launch phishing campaigns and steal victim email account details.

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