NSO Spyware Targets Saudi Human Rights Activists and Researchers

Amnesty International, one of the most prominent non-profit human rights organizations in the world, claims one of its staff members has been targeted by a sophisticated surveillance toolmade by Israel’s NSO Group. The NSO Group is an Israeli firm that’s mostly known for selling Read More …

New Malware Family Uses Custom UDP Protocol for C&C Communications

Security researchers have uncovered a new highly-targeted cyber espionage campaign, which is believed to be associated with a hacking group behind KHRAT backdoor Trojan and has been targeting organizations in South East Asia. According to researchers from Palo Alto, the hacking Read More …

Chinese Hackers Carried Out Country-Level Watering Hole Attack

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered an espionage campaign that has targeted a national data center of an unnamed central Asian country in order to conduct watering hole attacks. The campaign is believed to be active covertly since fall 2017 but was Read More …

Tools like Palantir illustrate how easily big data can be misused

Data privacy has become a topic of critical concern among tech and business leaders, following revelations that Cambridge Analytica harvested the data of some 87 million Facebook users to build targeted political content. However, Cambridge Analytica is only one of perhaps many Read More …

Gold Galleon Hacking Group Plunders Shipping Industry

Researchers have identified the hacking group behind several widescale business email compromise (BEC) attacks gouging the maritime shipping industry millions of dollars since last year. Attackers are taking advantage of the industry’s lax security and the use of outdated computers, according Read More …