cyber espionage


Meet 'Intrusion Truth,' the Mysterious Group Doxing Chinese Intel Hackers

Since April last year, a group calling itself ‘Intrusion Truth’ has trickled out the real names of hackers working for Chinese intelligence. Recently the group has ramped up its efforts against a Chinese operation targeting governments and businesses.
Joseph Cox
It's Hacks All the Way Down

Your Government's Hacking Tools Are Not Safe

From Cellebrite, to Shadow Brokers, to the CIA dump, so many recent data breaches have shown there is a real risk of exposure of government hacking tools.
Joseph Cox
CSI: Cold Hacks

New Evidence Links a 20-Year-Old Hack on the US Government to a Modern Attack Group

A UK company's vintage web server kept in storage for over 20 years connects the 'Moonlight Maze' attacks of the 90s to the 2000s hacker group Turla.
Kim Zetter
Internet Insecurity

These Hackers Cleverly Disguised Their Malware as a Document About Trump’s Victory

Hackers likely working for a government used an old trick to target victims with a malicious document that mentioned the new US president.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Internet Insecurity

Not Just Windows: Hackers Are Using Mac Malware to Track Iranian Activists

Where targets move, hackers will follow.
Joseph Cox

You Don't See This Often: Simultaneous FBI, DHS, and DoD Cyber Espionage Alerts

The alerts concern a prolonged hacking campaign against US government and contractor networks, likely originating from China.
Joseph Cox

The Hackers Targeting Dissidents Throughout Latin America May Be State Sponsored

An investigation by the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab found the shadowy ring operating in Ecuador, Venezuela, Argentina and Brazil, with researchers saying the evidence suggests it is state sponsored.
Nathaniel Janowitz

China's 'Putter Panda' Cyber-Spies Have Been Hacking the US Aerospace Industry

A new report ties the cyberespionage crew to the Chinese military.
DJ Pangburn