Israel Bombing ‘Cyber Operatives’ Isn’t Cyber War, It’s Just War
Experts in cybersecurity and conflict warn that it’s too early to draw dramatic conclusions about Israel’s strike against the alleged Hamas cyber headquarters.
Someone Is Hacking GitHub Repositories and Holding Code Ransom
Hackers are trying a novel approach to extort developers of some money.
A ‘Cyber Event’ Disrupted the Power Grid in California and Wyoming, But Don’t Panic Just Yet
The Department of Energy says a “cyber event” disrupted operations in California, Wyoming, and Utah last month. But it’s unclear if hackers were behind it.
Hackers Breached a Programming Tool Used By Big Tech and Stole Private Keys and Tokens
Docker Hub lost keys and tokens for around 190,000 accounts, which could have downstream effects if hackers used them to access source code at big companies.
‘WannaCry Hero’ Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Making Banking Malware
The researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware pleaded guilty to two counts of hacking for writing banking malware in 2014.
Thieves Somehow Stole 100 Car2Go Cars in Chicago
The company says it was not a “hack,” but Chicago police say that some of the carsharing cars may still be unaccounted for.
Kaspersky Lab Will Now Alert Users to 'Stalkerware' Used In Domestic Abuse
Antivirus company Kaspersky Lab announced that its Android security product will now mark all stalkerware apps as malware, prompting users to delete them.
NSO Group Says It Didn’t Hack Jeff Bezos On Behalf of Saudi Arabia
The controversial Israeli spyware vendor denied any role in the bizarre saga of Jeff Bezos against The National Enquirer.
Researchers Find Google Play Store Apps Were Actually Government Malware
Security researchers have found a new kind of government malware that was hiding in plain sight within apps on Android’s Play Store. And they appear to have uncovered a case of lawful intercept gone wrong.
Why Hackers Are Stoked That Beto O’Rourke Was One Of Them
This week, CYBER speaks to Oxblood Ruffin, a long-time member of the legendary hacking group Cult of The Dead Cow.
When Spies Come Home
Hosting Provider Finally Takes Down Spyware Leak of Thousands of Photos and Phone Calls
After Motherboard reported that a consumer spyware vendor left a lot of incredibly sensitive and private data online, the company’s hosting provider took it down.
This Spyware Data Leak Is So Bad We Can't Even Tell You About It
A consumer spyware vendor left a lot of incredibly sensitive and private data, including intimate pictures and private call recordings, for all to see on a server freely accessible over the internet. And it still hasn’t taken the data down.