U.S. Indicts North Korean Hackers in Theft of $200 Million

The U.S. Justice Department today unsealed indictments against three men accused of working with the North Korean regime to carry out some of the most damaging cybercrime attacks over the past decade, including the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures, the global WannaCry ransomware contagion of 2017, and the theft of roughly $ 200 million and […]

Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day Attackers Spy On U.S. Targets

Packet Storm

At Least 30,000 U.S. Organizations Newly Hacked Via Holes in Microsoft’s Email Software

At least 30,000 organizations across the United States — including a significant number of small businesses, towns, cities and local governments — have over the past few days been hacked by an unusually aggressive Chinese cyber espionage unit that’s focused on stealing email from victim organizations, multiple sources tell KrebsOnSecurity. The espionage group is exploiting […]

U.S. Launches National Security Probe Into Chinese-Owned App TikTok

U.S. Launches National Security Probe Into Chinese-Owned App TikTok The Treasury Department’s Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has reportedly launched a national security investigation into TikTok, a rapidly growing video-streaming and social media app owned by Chinese social media company ByteDance. TikTok, which has more than 110 million downloads in the […]

U.S. Cyber Command and the Russian Grid: Proportional Countermeasures, Statutory Authorities and Presidential Notification

The New York Times published a remarkable article from David Sanger and Nicole Perlroth on Saturday, titled “U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russian Power Grid.”  To be clear, the lights are not currently flickering in Moscow. The thrust of the story, instead, is that U.S. Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) has established the ability to disrupt the […]

Next Page »