Tag: cybercrime

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As Election Day Nears, Kremlin Leans on Hackers-for-Hire

The DOJ indicted a Russian national for his role in a campaign to undermine the U.S. election…and mine some cryptocurrency along the way. It is the latest evidence of Russia’s willingness to use cyber criminals to conduct state-sponsored espionage.

Report: China Rides Cyber Attacks to Superpower Status

China has used offensive cyber capabilities to propel domestic industry and suppress opposition at home and abroad. As China seeks independence from Western interests, the role of cyber is likely to increase, a report from IntSights finds.

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As Cybercrooks Specialize, More Snooping, Less Smash and Grab

Cybercriminals are becoming more specialized as they try to extract the maximum value out of email account compromises, a new report by researchers at UC Berkeley and the security firm Barracuda Networks has found.

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401(k) Cyber Fraud Is Growing. Everyone Could Be Liable

Hacking attacks on 401(k) plans and retirement savings accounts are growing and court rulings could have a far-reaching impact on who is liable.

Firm Uncovers Major Cyber-Espionage Campaign Against Telcos

The security firm Cybereason has uncovered a persistent cyber espionage attack on telecommunications companies worldwide to steal data on high-profile users and then spy on them.