Cyber Espionage

Industry leaders debate how government and businesses can work together on key cybersecurity issues. If money were no object, and you didn’t have to worry about bureaucracy or politics, what would you have your organization do to make a difference in the public-private sector discourse on cybersecurity? How would you improve tactics and techniques? “The […]

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Virtualisation software provider Citrix has been breached by international cyber criminals using password spraying, according to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The technique exploits weak passwords by attempting to access a large number of accounts with a few commonly used passwords. In May 2018, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued a […]

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(jijomathaidesigners/shutterstock.com) SAN FRANCISCO—At PCMag, we often warn people that attackers are savvy and will use current events to tailor their attacks. It turns out that nation-states are also watching the news very closely, and perhaps leaving a trail of malware infections in the wake of major geopolitical events. At least that’s what the data on […]

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The deepening saga of the US government’s campaign against Chinese tech company Huawei intensified this week, with Huawei filing a lawsuit in Texas alleging that the government’s ban of Huawei equipment is “illegal” and based on propaganda, not facts. The case may not have much of a chance legally, but it underscores how this contest […]

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Financial damage associated with cybercrime and insider threats jumped 12% globally in 2018 and accounted for a third of all cybersecurity costs, new research shows. A study by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of Accenture looks at costs last year associated with cyberattacks to IT infrastructure, economic cyber espionage, business disruption, exfiltration of intellectual property […]

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Updated Citrix today warned its customers that foreign hackers romped through its internal company network and stole corporate secrets. The enterprise software giant – which services businesses, the American military, and various US government agencies – said it was told by the FBI on Wednesday that miscreants had accessed Citrix’s IT systems and exfiltrated files. […]

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