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Microsoft Accuses China of Conductong Email Cyber Attacks

Microsoft alleged that hackers with links to the Chinese government have been conducting cyberattacks against its Exchange email server software.According to Microsoft, Hafnium tried...

German Citizen Charged for Passing Bundestag Plans to Russian Intelligence

German Federal prosecutors announced that they have charged a citizen for giving architectural plans of the Bundestag parliament to an alleged GRU agent in...

Chinese Hackers Cloned And Reused NSA’s Hacking Software

Investigations into malware attacks by Chinese hackers have revealed that the software used in the attacks was originally developed by the US National Security...

DOJ Charges North Korean Hackers Behind Cryptocurrency Heist

The US Justice Department (DOJ)  has charged three North Korean hacker spies accused of conspiring to steal and extort more than $1.3 billion in...

North Korea Accused of Cyber Espionage to Acquire Vaccines from Phizer

South Korea's intelligence agency (NIS) reported that North Korea has tried to steal information on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments by hacking Pfizer."There were attempts...

Iranian Diplomat Arrested for Murder Charges in Turkey

An Iranian diplomat was reportedly arrested for his involvement in the 2019 murder of Masoud Molavi Vardanjani, an Iranian dissident who was critical of...

Iranian Hackers Hiding Malware in Food and Wallpaper Apps

Cyber-security company Check Point reported that two Iranian surveillance operations are using malware hidden in wallpaper, game, and food apps to target over 1000...

UK Expels Three Chinese Spies Pretending to be Journalists

The UK has reportedly expelled three alleged Chinese spies who were posing as journalists. Three intelligence officers working under the Chinese Ministry of State Security...

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