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Obama reportedly ordered hacking operation targeting key Russian networks

Covert program draws on the NSA, CIA, and US Cyber Command.

Russian hackers selling login credentials of UK politicians, diplomats – report

They're oldies but could still spill the goodies, say experts Russians hackers are trading the email addresses and passwords of top UK politicians and diplomats.…

Homeland Security: Putinrsquo;s hackers tried to crack electoral networks in 21...

Senate Intelligence Committee frustrated by lack of details Russian attempts to hack key US election systems are more advanced than first thought, according to testimony by Homeland Security officials in Congress on Wednesday.…

Russian Hackers Focused on Election Systems in 21 States

A Department of Homeland Security official testified today that hackers tied to the Russian government attempted to infiltrate election systems in nearly two dozen states.

Ztorg: from rooting to SMS

Irsquo;ve been monitoring Google Play Store for new Ztorg Trojans since September 2016, and have so far found several dozen new malicious apps.

All of them were rooting malware that used exploits to gain root rights on the infected device.
In May 2017, a new Ztorg variant appeared on the Google Play Store – only this this time it wasnrsquo;t a rooting malware but a Trojan-SMS.

Accused Yahoo Hacker May Comply with US Extradition

A Canadian hacker accused of collaborating with Russian cybercriminals in the 2014 Yahoo breach, may waive his right to fight US extradition.

Grand Theft Auto modding project folds following Take-Two’s demands

Dev says Take-Two told him that modding games is “an illegal activity.”

Russia struck at election systems and data of 39 US states

Investigators find evidence attackers tried to modify voter data, reports Bloomberg.

Russian malware ‘likely’ to blame for Ukrainian power grid attack

Eset researchers call the malware a "wake-up call" for other electrical systems around the world.

Weak Security Opened Door to Russian Hack of Voter System App...

DAILY VIDEO: Russian voter system tampering the result of typical weak security; Google faces prospect of huge fine as EU antitrust probe nears end; Microsoft improves contact management in outlook mobile; and there's more.

Al-Jazeera claims to be victim of cyber attack as Qatar crisis...

Broadcaster targeted after hackers planted “fake newsrdquo; on Qatarrsquo;s state news service.