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Kaspersky catches hacker-for-hire group using 'PowerPepper' malware

by Sean Lyngaas

The market is driven by cash-flush organizations that don’t want a malicious campaign traced back to them.

Maze ransomware spree continues amid advisories from French, FBI officials

by Jeff Stone

Officials have tied at least some of the Maze attacks to a group known only as TA-2101.

Roy Moore scandal used for phishing schemes aimed at U.S. law firms

by Chris Bing

A group loosely connected to China is trying to capitalize on the scandal surrounding the special election in Alabama.

American Bar Association to offer cybersecurity insurance to law firms

by Chris Bing

After a year which saw multiple law firms end up in the headlines for data breaches, the American Bar Association expanded its insurance program Tuesday to offer cybersecurity coverage.

U.S. charges Chinese citizens with $3 million insider-trading hacking scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

A "hacking to trade" scheme allegedly netted millions for hackers who targeted corporate law firms involved in multibillion dollar mergers. Law firms are regular targets for hackers of all stripes.

Researcher finds files through security flaw that raise questions over Calif. prisoner death

by Chris Bing

Leaked law firm client records may have led to the public disclosure of a video recording that appears to show negligence on the part of prison staff in the 2015 suicide of a California man.