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Chinese OEMrsquo;s export ban also means the US will have to wait for Android Go.
Kaspersky Lab has been tracking a series of attacks utilizing unknown malware since early 2017.

The attacks appear to be geopolitically motivated and target high profile organizations.

The objective of the attacks is clearly espionage – they involve gaining access to top legislative, executive and judicial bodies around the world.
Hackers use Cisco gear to send Russia a message not to mess with US elections.
Security investigations by incident responders at FireEye's Mandiant in 2017 found more prolific and sophisticated attacks out of Iran.

Pocket cryptofarms

In recent months, the topic of cryptocurrency has been a permanent news fixture — the value of digital money has been see-sawing spectacularly.
Such pyrotechnics could hardly have escaped the attention of scammers, which is why cryptocurrency fluctuations have gone hand in hand with all kinds of stories.

These include hacked exchanges, Bitcoin and Monero ransoms, and, of course, hidden mining.
Rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Russia, Iran, and others are the perfect recipe for nastier nation-state cyberattacks.
"Password spraying" attack gave Mabna group access to 32TB of diverse research data.
In all, 320 universities around the world were attacked and the 31.5 terabytes of stolen data was sold for profit in Iran.
US sanctions? Iranian actions? Simple error?
An Iran-linked group is linked to a massive spear phishing campaign that sends malicious Word Docs to victims in Asia and the Middle East.