In-brief: The hacking group known as APT 3 appears to be a commercial outfit working on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS), the firm Recorded Future reported on Wednesday.
In-brief: We speak with Sean Dillon of the firm RiskSense, who helped reverse engineer DoublePulsar and EternalBlue, the Windows exploit tools used to help spread the WannaCry ransomware. We also chat with John Dickson of The Denim Group about the impact of President Trump’s Cyber Executive Order.
In-brief: A fatal flaw in its design slowed the spread of WannaCry, a virulent ransomware program that has infected more than 100,000 organizations and individuals globally.
In-brief: President Donald Trump made good on a long-held campaign promise Thursday, signing a tough-talking executive order to strengthen the cyber security of federal networks. But experts worry that the Order comes with too few specifics.
In-brief: the FBI is warning the public to beware of business email compromise attacks, saying that they have cost U.S. businesses more than $1.6 billion in losses since 2013.