Malware

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How the tech community has rallied to Ukraine’s cyber-defence | Joyce Hakmeh and Esther Naylor
The variety of online actors working for the cause is unprecedented, say Joyce Hakmeh and Esther Naylor of Chatham House’s International Security Programme

Joyce Hakmeh and Esther Naylor

07, Mar, 2022 @1:52 PM

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Russia unleashed data-wiper malware on Ukraine, say cyber experts
UK government and banks on alert for new form of electronic attack said to have affected hundreds of machines

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

24, Feb, 2022 @10:28 PM

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Police use of Pegasus malware not illegal, Israeli inquiry finds
Police have been accused of spying on at least 26 individuals who are not criminal suspects

Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem

22, Feb, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Russian ransomware attacks increased during 2021, joint review finds
Britain, the US and Australia point to growth in ‘sophisticated, high-impact ransomware incidents’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

09, Feb, 2022 @2:07 PM

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How the growing Russian ransomware threat is costing companies dear
With KP Snacks the latest cyber-attack victim, firms must learn to defend themselves against a mounting menace

Rob Davies and Dan Milmo

05, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UN-backed investigator into possible Yemen war crimes targeted by spyware
Exclusive: Analysis of Kamel Jendoubi’s mobile phone reveals he was targeted in August 2019

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

20, Dec, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How cut-and-pasted programming is putting the internet and society at risk | John Naughton
A vulnerability has been exposed in Minecraft, the bestselling video game of all time – and the security implications outside the world of gaming are vast

John Naughton

18, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Anti-virus firm McAfee seems to be sending junk emails
I received a flood of renewal demands and unsubscribing doesn’t work

Miles Brignall

30, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Amoral 21st-century mercenaries’: problems mount for NSO Group
Israeli spyware firm’s problems go from bad to worse as scathing Apple lawsuit follows US blacklisting

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington DC

26, Nov, 2021 @3:37 PM

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UK tackles record cyber incidents as Russian ransomware attacks increase
National Cyber Security Centre says cyberattacks at record high and urges businesses not to pay up

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

17, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Israeli firm’s spyware linked to attacks on websites in UK and Middle East
Canada-based researchers say new evidence suggests Candiru’s software used to target critics of autocratic regimes

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

16, Nov, 2021 @4:15 PM

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Hacking of activists is latest in long line of cyber-attacks on Palestinians
Analysis: while identity of hackers is not known in this case, Palestinians have long been spied on by Israeli military

Peter Beaumont

08, Nov, 2021 @4:22 PM

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