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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.

Hacker-for-hire group leverages zero-days, disinformation in Middle East

by Shannon Vavra

Meet "Bahamut," a group that has included malicious apps in the Play Store and iOS marketplace.

Researchers say hackers responsible for 2013 Microsoft, Facebook breaches have disappeared

by Chris Bing

The group has become virtually untraceable since September 2015.

Russia's reliance on cybercriminals has a 'silver lining,' says top DOJ lawyer

by Chris Bing

A top Justice Department official says that a “silver lining” exists in the fact that Russia’s Federal Security Service, or FSB, a foreign intelligence service, were reliant on a pair of cybercriminals to hack into Yahoo and collect information. On March 15, the Justice Department announced the indictment of four individuals involved in a massive data breach that occurred at Yahoo in 2014, including two FSB officers and two cybercrime-oriented contractors.

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