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Voting data is being sold online.
Featured Government

Your Voting Data Is Being Sold Online. But Who’s Buying It?

State and local governments make voter databases readily available to give academics, pollsters, and pretty much anyone who asks a nationwide impression of

The Department of Justice unsealed a series of cybersecurity indictments.
Featured Government

Flurry of Indictments Signal a New U.S. Strategy for Combating Foreign Hackers

The federal government isn’t always known for its speed in the cybersecurity realm. But last week it moved at a breakneck pace to

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Featured Nation-state

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

Chinese government building
Featured Nation-state

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

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People

How To Write for The Record

The Record by Recorded Future is looking for talented freelance writers to cover the untold stories of cybersecurity. These can be profiles of

The Vatican was again targeted by RedDelta hackers.
Featured Nation-state

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

A phone caller ID.
Featured Government

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

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Cybercrime Featured

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

Lab equipment
Featured People

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

An "I Voted" sticker in Russian.
Featured Nation-state

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

A chart showing a decline in DDoS attacks.
Cybercrime Featured

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

An interview with RedBear
Cybercrime Featured

An Interview With RedBear: A Hacker Training the Next Generation of Cybercriminals

Editor’s Note: In the interest of exploring the untold stories of cybersecurity, The Record is publishing a recent interview between

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Cybercrime

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

Government

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

Ballot voting
Nation-state

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