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spear-phishing

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Hacking is NSA's 'growth area,' Times says in agency profile

Drawing on thousands of leaked documents, The New York Times and the UK's Guardian offer up lengthy looks at the beleaguered spy agency.

By November 2, 2013

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Google push for faster zero day fixes hits a wall: Other companies

Google wants technology firms to cut down on the amount of time it takes to fix zero day vulnerabilities, but some are crying foul.

By May 31, 2013

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Twitter warns of additional hacks, threats

Company says the "attacks will continue," particularly against high-profile media companies.

By April 30, 2013

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ACLU to FTC: Mobile carriers fail to provide good Android security

The civil liberties group claims AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint aren't doing enough to protect users' private data because they're not sending out timely Android security updates.

By April 16, 2013

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China's cyberwar: Intrusions are the new normal (FAQ)

Security firm Mandiant delivers compelling evidence that the Chinese military is behind a torrent of intrusions targeting the networks of U.S.-based companies. Here's what happens next.

By February 19, 2013

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'Red October' malware spies on governments worldwide

It might have taken five years to discover, but a government-snooping spying campaign dubbed Red October has been exposed by Kaspersky Lab.

By January 14, 2013

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Cyberspying effort drops 'Mirage' on energy firms

Malware targets individuals at organizations in Philippines, Taiwan, Canada and elsewhere via "spear-phishing" e-mails bearing tainted PDF files.

By September 20, 2012

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Maker of smart-grid software discloses hack

Files were affected during compromise, says company that makes software used in the "smart" electric grid.

By September 26, 2012

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Experts: Google's 'Aurora' hackers still at it years later

Attacks on Google and others three years ago have similarities to new attacks, including use of rare zero-day vulnerabilities.

By September 7, 2012

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Watching the crooks: Researcher monitors cyber-espionage ring

Good guys are keeping an eye on large espionage and botnet campaigns that are stealing corporate secrets from government and private industry and money from peoples' bank accounts.

By July 25, 2012