As the United States kicks out 35 Russian intelligence officers after alleged election-related hacks, there are clear lessons that businesses and internet users can learn to make life harder for the attackers next time.
The notorious Pawn Storm group exploited a Microsoft zero-day vulnerability in a number of spear-phishing campaigns before the tech giant had a chance to release a patch.
David Bisson reports.
I don’t often say nice things about Adobe.
But when they do something well, they should be applauded.
Sooner or later you are going to have to address the Flash problem on your computers.
And there doesn’t seem a better time with a zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited by an organised hacking gang.
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
Could this latest attack be another salvo in Operation Pawn Storm?
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
It’s “Islamic State hackers”. It’s “Kremlin-backed hackers”.
Oh please make up your mind…
CNN is claiming that hackers, backed by the Russian government, have hacked into parts of the White House computer system.
The Pawn Storm spyware campaign is now also targeting iPhones and iPads… and they don’t have to be jailbroken.
Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.