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CyberScoop

September 11, 2019  |  CyberScoop, Shannon Vavra

North Korean hackers target U.S. entities amid stalled denuclearization talks

A hacking group with ties to North Korea has been targeting U.S. entities with malicious documents as it works to hide its tracks better, according to research from Maryland-based cybersecurity firm Prevailion. The group has started placing its malware in obscure file formats, namely Kodak FlashPix (FPX) files, to...
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CyberScoop

August 21, 2019  |  CyberScoop, Jeff Stone

Hacking group targets organizations focused on North Korea’s missile program

Hackers using web infrastructure associated with a known North Korean threat group are behind a dormant phishing campaign that’s targeted the ministry of foreign affairs in at least three countries, as well as a number of research organizations, according to findings shared exclusively with CyberScoop before their...
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Dark Reading

August 19, 2019  |  Dark Reading

What Americans Think About Ransomware

Nearly half of Americans whose endpoint devices were affected in a ransomware attack say their employers paid the ransom to attackers, a new survey shows. A new ransomware survey by the Harris Poll on behalf of Anomali also found that one in five Americans say they have experienced a...
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Help Net Security

August 19, 2019  |  Help Net Security

Ransomware attacks hit 1 in 5 Americans

Anomali announced the results of a survey conducted by The Harris Poll. It includes responses from more than 2,000 American adults and reveals how Americans believe business and government organizations should respond to ransomware attacks as well as their opinions on cybersecurity in general.Read More
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Politico

August 16, 2019  |  Politico, Mary Lee

Candidates’ cybersecurity positions matter, voters say

ATTN: 2020 CANDIDATES — Nearly 90 percent of Americans say cybersecurity should be a top priority for the government, but only about half feel like the government is effectively tackling digital threats, according to a survey out this morning from cybersecurity firm Anomali.Read More
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The Hill

August 16, 2019  |  The Hill, Maggie Miller

Poll: Nearly 4 in 5 say they will consider candidates’ stances on cybersecurity

Almost 80 percent of Americans will consider a candidate’s stance on cybersecurity when deciding their vote in elections, a poll made public Friday by IT security company Anomali found. The poll, complied by both Anomali and The Harris Poll in July, also found that 87 percent of Americans ...
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The Washington Times

August 16, 2019  |  The Washington Times, Andrew Blake

Most Americans support raising federal income tax rates to pay for cybersecurity: Poll

Most adults in the country favor increasing federal income taxes to raise money specifically for defending against cyberattacks, the results of a recent survey suggested Friday. Three-in-five adults polled said they support hiking taxes to help fund government cybersecurity efforts, and nearly four-in-five said they will consider a candidate&rsquo...
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Help Net Security

August 12, 2019  |  Help Net Security

Anomali discovers phishing campaign targeting Chinese government agencies

The Anomali Threat Research Team discovered this new phishing attack leveraging spoof sites that appear to be designed to steal email credentials from target victims within the government of the People’s Republic of China. Although the attackers’ exact motivation is unknown, it is logical to conclude that...
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CyberScoop

August 8, 2019  |  CyberScoop, Jeff Stone

A phishing campaign with nation-state hallmarks is targeting Chinese government agencies

Hackers with possible ties to an advanced persistent threat (APT) group are trying to steal usernames and passwords of Chinese government officials as part of an apparent cyber-espionage effort, according to findings provided exclusively to CyberScoop prior to scheduled publication Thursday.Researchers from the threat intelligence company Anomali have ...
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Dark Reading

July 10, 2019  |  Dark Reading, Jai Vijayan

New Ransomware Targets QNAP’s Network-Attached Storage Devices

Researchers at Anomali have spotted a new ransomware strain that is targeting users of QNAP Systems' network-attached storage (NAS) devices. The operators of the malware appear to be gaining access to the devices either by brute-forcing weak credentials or by exploiting known vulnerabilities in them. However, the exact infection vector...
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