Tag: state-sponsored hackers


State-sponsored hackers in China compromise certificate authority

November 15, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Nation-state hackers based in China recently infected a certificate authority and several government and defense agencies with a potent malware cocktail for burrowing inside a network and stealing sensitive information, researchers said on Tuesday. The successful compromise of the unnamed […]

Cybersecurity, Federal, Policy

US Treasury Department ban on ransomware payments puts victims in tough position

October 22, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Earlier this month, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) warned organizations making ransomware payments that they risk violating economic sanctions imposed by the government against cybercriminal groups or state-sponsored hackers. The advisory has the potential to […]