Tag Archives: hacking

Report: Microsoft Aided Gov’t Response Against Hacking Attempts on 3 Midterm Election Candidates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 23, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) helped detect and counter hacking attempts against three congressional candidates earlier this year and worked with the U.S. government to shut down the domain used and block the phishing messages, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Politico reported Thursday that Tom Burt, vice president …

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Experts Warn Lawmakers of Increasing China Cyber Espionage Attacks

Experts at a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing warned lawmakers Tuesday that Chinese government hackers appear to be once again targeting private U.S. companies and organizations. “Anecdotally,” there appears to be a re-emergence of economic-related espionage by Chinese hackers, reported Samantha Ravich, an adviser to D.C.-based think tank the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. …

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Symantec: Similarities Found Between Cyber Espionage Group’s Practices & Vault 7 Info

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has released a report that points to similarities in the hacking tools and techniques used by a cyber espionage group dubbed “Longhorn” and what appears to be CIA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Vault 7 documents that WikiLeaks …

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Intel Security’s Steve Grobman: U.S. Retaliation Against Russia Could Escalate to War

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2017 — Steve Grobman, Intel Security‘s chief technology officer, has said that retaliating against Russia’s alleged cyber hacking of the U.S. elections could escalate to war, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Obama administration’s response could range from additional economic sanctions, indictments, information leaks on Russian politicians and business leaders …

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BAE Systems Links Bangladesh Bank Cyber Heist to 2014 Sony Hack

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2016 — A BAE Systems report indicates that the cyber heist on Bangladesh Bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is linked to the 2014 hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Friday that BAE Systems found a similarity in the …

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