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Harvard Researchers Say These Countries Have the Greatest Cybersecurity Skills

When it comes to cybersecurity, countries like North Korea, Iran, and Israel garner plenty of headlines. But according to a study released this month from a Harvard University research center, the United States reigns supreme in terms of cyber capabilities, followed by China, the United Kingdom, and Russia…

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U.S. Ramps Up Pressure on Chinese Hackers With New Charges Against 5 Chinese Nationals

Federal law enforcement officials on Wednesday announced that five alleged members of a Chinese hacking group known as APT41 had been charged for their role in “unprecedented” efforts to compromise and siphon sensitive data from more than 100 companies…

The Vatican was again targeted by RedDelta hackers.
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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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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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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