Android ransomware has picked up some ominous new tricks

Though ransomware has been around for years, it poses an ever-increasing threat to hospitals, municipal governments, and basically any institution

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Russia’s Fancy Bear hackers likely penetrated a federal agency

Boris SV | Getty Images A warning that unidentified hackers broke into an agency of the US federal government and

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The FBI botched its DNC hack warning in 2016—but says it won’t next time

Enlarge / By notifying hacking victims sooner and at higher levels, the FBI hopes to avert another high-impact communications breakdown.

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Big tech companies want to help get you back in the office

Enlarge / Office staff respecting social distancing during a meeting. Group of business men and women having a meeting in

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Chinese hackers have pillaged Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

Taiwan has faced existential conflict with China for its entire existence and has been targeted by China’s state-sponsored hackers for

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Hackers broke into real news sites to plant fake stories

Enlarge / The propagandists have created and spread disinformation since at least March 2017, with a focus on undermining NATO

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Russia’s GRU hackers hit US government and energy targets

Enlarge / The FBI notified organizations in May that Russia’s elite hackers had targeted them. The campaign likely remains ongoing.

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