Russian hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers around the world with a new malware called VPNFilter. The malware has affected routers manufactured by Linksys, MikroTik, Netgear, and TP-Link, among others.
Security May 24, 2018
Twitter posted updates on its official blog regarding the investigation of Russian propaganda during the most recent presidential election. The data confirms that almost 700,000 Americans interacted with bots that were designed to mislead voters.
Security January 22, 2018
Facebook said that it’ll roll out a new tool later this year that will help users determine if they’ve liked or followed a Russian propaganda account. This is the latest in a series of updates that address its fake news problem.
Internet November 24, 2017
Google is now the latest company from Silicon Valley who might have had a hand in influencing the 2016 election. It has discovered that Russian operatives bought ads and used Google’s many platforms to distribute them.
Google October 10, 2017
Hackers working for the Russian government were able to steal classified documents from the NSA after a contractor placed the files on his home computer, which was running Kaspersky Lab antivirus software. Did the security company work with the hackers?
Security October 6, 2017
During the end of Yom Kippur, Mark Zuckerberg took it upon himself to apologize about Facebook’s role in allowing advertisers to divide people politically. This comes amid an ongoing investigation into President Trump’s possible ties to Russia.
Internet October 2, 2017
As part of its nine-step plan to promote election integrity, Facebook will give government officials and investigators $100,000 worth of Russian ads it uncovered. It’s the latest development in an ongoing investigation of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia.
Internet September 22, 2017
Facebook has reportedly given special counsel Robert Mueller more information about Russian ad spending on its network during the 2016 presidential election. This is the latest development in the investigation of President Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia.
Internet September 16, 2017
A Slovakian cybersecurity firm has found that Russian hackers used Britney Spears's Instagram account for a malware operation. The hackers posted coded messages linking to the Turla hacker server.
Security June 9, 2017
Gamers are not happy with CNN's use of 'Fallout 4' screenshot in a report that discussed the Russian election hacking attack. According to them, there are better options aside from using the screenshot of the game.
Security January 3, 2017
Microsoft has officially responded to Google's public disclosure of a Windows flaw, promising to patch it on Nov. 8. At the same time, the company says a Russian-linked hacker group called STRONTIUM has been exploiting the vulnerability.
Security November 2, 2016
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has banned the Apple Watch from cabinet meetings on fears of Russian hackers. Has it gone too far, considering that the Apple Watch can't even be online on its own?
Security October 10, 2016
Russian hackers attempted to breach the systems of the Moscow bureau of the New York Times. Could Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump be influencing the targets of the cyberattacks?
Security August 24, 2016
The hacker linked to data breaches on MySpace, Tumblr and LinkedIn is now selling millions of Twitter accounts for 10 bitcoins. According to LeakedSource, the evidence points to the victim of the hacking not being Twitter itself, but rather its users.
Internet June 9, 2016
Hackers have attempted to steal top secret information about Australia's project on building its future submarines, dubbed Sea 1000 Future Submarine program. The bidders of the project are pointing their fingers to Chinese and Russian spies as primary suspects.
FUTURE TECH November 9, 2015
A group of Russian hackers has reportedly infiltrated servers of Dow Jones for trading tips. However, Dow Jones has been quick to falsify the reported hacking.
Business October 17, 2015
A Russian hacking group identified as APT 28 has reportedly been gathering information about governments and military and security organizations, which have been deemed valuable to the Russian government.
Internet April 21, 2015
The FBI formally cited North Korea as responsible for the Sony hack scandal, but experts continue to differ on whether or not Kim Jong Un's government was behind the attack. Attorney and crime expert Arkady Bukh weighs in on the controversy.
Feature January 7, 2015
Tip of the day: don't use your webcam's default password.
Internet Culture November 20, 2014
A report by FireEye determined that the hacker group APT28 is working for the government of Russia, and has been breaking into computer networks for the past seven years.
Society October 30, 2014
White House officials revealed that hackers have breached the unclassified portions of its computer networks. Cybersecurity experts attempt to repel the attack.
Society October 29, 2014
Russian hackers have allegedly taken advantage of a zero-day vulnerability in Windows to gather intelligence data. Dubbed "Sandworm," the campaign spied on NATO, Ukraine and foreign governments.
Society October 15, 2014
Home Depot is investigating a huge data breach that could have compromised credit card and debit card data of its millions of customers. The breach was reported by Brian Krebs.
Society September 3, 2014
An online security company discovered that a Russian crime syndicate has the largest collection of stolen online credentials in the world. Most of the websites where the data was stolen are still vulnerable.
Internet August 6, 2014