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The Record by Recorded Future is looking for talented freelance writers to cover the untold stories of cybersecurity. These can be profiles of extraordinary people in the industry, investigations, news updates, personal essays, or deep dives explaining specific cybersecurity-related topics…

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Chinese State-Backed Hackers Target the Vatican, Again

Hackers sometimes come back for seconds — even if they’re caught. Just days after being exposed for targeting the Vatican and the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong with malware, the suspected Chinese-state sponsored threat group known as RedDelta resumed cyberoperations against Catholic Church-related organizations…

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Officials Warn of Phone Scams Targeting Hospitals and Patients

Tucked into the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute treats a range of health issues and pioneers research in oncology and drug discovery. But the Moffitt staff — like hospital workers throughout the country — have struggled to deal with a particular IT problem in recent years: robocalls and phone scams that clog lines and put sensitive data at risk…

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Wire Transfer Scams Are Getting More Costly

Law enforcement officials have warned companies for years about the huge losses associated with business email compromise attacks, in which

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A Malware Detective Shares What Makes Some Attacks More Alarming Than Others

Few people have spent as much time studying malware as Costin Raiu. This year marks Raiu’s 20th anniversary with the

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Why Election Interference Attempts Are Getting Harder to Detect

When Facebook disclosed earlier this week that a Kremlin-backed group was running a disinformation campaign that hired real journalists to

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DDoS Attacks Decline, but Big Incidents Still Resonate

Are the days of DDoS attacks over? Reports last week that the New Zealand Stock Exchange suffered a multi-day disruption

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Chart of the Week: Ransomware Attacks on Schools

As students across the country return to class — whether in-person or remote — cybersecurity practitioners are bracing for the

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Five Reasons Voters and Election Officials Should Be Worried About Ransomware

In the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, federal officials have raised concerns about how a well-timed ransomware attack could

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Election Security Official Warns of Emerging Nation-State Threats

A top U.S. counterintelligence official warned Wednesday that Americans should be prepared for a “rocky” election season with possible interference