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Financial cyberthreats in 2016

In 2016 we continued our in-depth research into the financial cyberthreat landscape. We’ve noticed over the last few years that large financial cybercriminal groups...

Cyber-Reconnaissance Malware Bugging Computers in Ukraine

NEWS ANALYSIS: An industrial security company CyberX finds malware that is suspects was created by Russian hackers infecting computers and gathering audio data at...

At Least 70 Organizations Targeted In Sophisticated Cyber Surveillance Operation

Most of the targets are in Ukraine, though a few have been spotted in Russia and elsewhere, CyberX says

Eavesdropping Malware Discovered Gathering Audio Data in Ukraine

NEWS ANALYSIS: "Operation BugDrop" malware stealthily infects computers and turns on the onboard microphone to gather audio files, which it exports to Dropbox files...

Ukraine Blames Russia For New Virus Targeting Infrastructure

The Russian security service, software firms, and criminal hackers are accused of orchestrating cyberattacks on Ukraine's infrastructure.

New Mac malware pinned on same Russian group blamed for election...

Enlarge (credit: Sumitcommunicationcyber) APT28, the Russian hacking group tied to last year's interference in the 2016 presidential election, has long been known for...

Ransomware app hosted in Google Play infects unsuspecting Android user

Aurich Lawsonreader comments 33 Share this story Google Play, the official market for Android apps, was caught hosting a ransomware app that...

What’s the biggest danger to the power grid? Hackers? Terrorists? Er,...

Turns out Mother Nature is a killer for power and people Video For decades now people have been claiming that the power grid could be...

Who’s winning the cyber war? The squirrels, of course

Beware its furry cyber-wrath.Washington State reader comments 20 Share this story WASHINGTON, DC—For years, the government and security experts have warned of the...

Crims shut off Ukraine power in wide-ranging anniversary hacks

Phishing, denial of service, and remote exploitation part of hacking banquet Hackers of unknown origin cut power supplies in Ukraine for a second time in...

Hackers trigger yet another power outage in Ukraine

EnlargeYellowForester reader comments 10 Share this story For the second time in as many years, security researchers have determined that hackers have caused...

“Are we living in Nazi Germany?” Trump asks in response to...

Enlarge / President-elect Donald Trump at his news conference on January 11, 2017.PBS reader comments 68 Share this story President-elect Donald Trump took...