China’s next generation of hackers won’t be criminals. That’s a problem. – TechCrunch
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China’s next generation of hackers won’t be criminals. That’s a problem. – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines how the tech sector and global politics are increasingly interrelated. Cyber espionage has been a
Hackers Targeted Apple Devices in Hong Kong for Widespread Attack
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Hackers Targeted Apple Devices in Hong Kong for Widespread Attack

At least since August, hackers have used flaws within iOS and macOS to install malware on Apple devices visiting pro-democracy and Hong Kong-based
RE:WIRED 2021: Jen Easterly Wants Hackers to Help US Cyber Defense
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RE:WIRED 2021: Jen Easterly Wants Hackers to Help US Cyber Defense

Jen Easterly has a lot of work ahead of her. She is the second director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the US
The US Puts a $10M Bounty on DarkSide Ransomware Hackers
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The US Puts a $10M Bounty on DarkSide Ransomware Hackers

DDoSecrets, a radical transparency group, released hundreds of hours worth of surveillance footage from police helicopters on Friday. Although it is
US government offers $10 million bounty for information on Colonial Pipeline hackers
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US government offers $10 million bounty for information on Colonial Pipeline hackers

A ransomware attack in May shut down a pipeline that carried 45 percent of the US East Coast's fuel. Panic buying and increased fears about simple
Hackers are stealing data today so quantum computers can crack it in a decade
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Hackers are stealing data today so quantum computers can crack it in a decade

Dustin Moody (a mathematician at NIST) says that the threat of a nation state adversary getting large quantum computers and being able access to your
The SolarWinds Hackers Are Looking for Their Next Big Score
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The SolarWinds Hackers Are Looking for Their Next Big Score

Dark HunTor, an international collaborative law enforcement operation, saw 150 arrests of dark web sellers and the seizure $31.6 million in
Russian Hackers Reportedly Hid Behind Americans' Home Networks
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Russian Hackers Reportedly Hid Behind Americans' Home Networks

Russian military hackers have been hacking high-ranking targets in the United States and using a unique technique to conceal their activities. This
iPhones Can Apparently Now Be Hacked Just By Texting Them
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iPhones Can Apparently Now Be Hacked Just By Texting Them

It's almost like being robbed of your soul by a ghost. Zero-Click Exploit A New York Times journalist claims that a hacker gained access to his
How hackers hijacked thousands of high-profile YouTube accounts
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How hackers hijacked thousands of high-profile YouTube accounts

Hackers have been taking over YouTube channels with high profile content since at least 2019. They broadcast scams and sometimes simply sell access