The Russian Hackers Playing ‘Chekhov’s Gun’ With US Targets

Berserk Bear has had plenty of opportunity to cause serious trouble. So why hasn't it yet?

The US Sanctions Russians for Potentially ‘Fatal’ Malware

The message is meant to deter any similar attack against US infrastructure.

How 30 Lines of Code Blew Up a 27-Ton Generator

A secret experiment in 2007 proved that hackers could devastate power grid equipment beyond repair—with a…

US Indicts Sandworm, Russia’s Most Destructive Cyberwar Unit

The Department of Justice has named and charged six men for allegedly carrying out many of…

Twitter’s ‘Hacked Materials’ Rule Tries to Thread an Impossible Needle

The company’s flip-flopping on the policy after banning a shady New York Post story highlights the…

A Trickbot Assault Shows US Military Hackers’ Growing Reach

Despite the operation's short-term effects, it sets new precedents for the scope of Cyber Command's mission.

His Writing Radicalized Young Hackers. Now He Wants to Redeem Them

Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother series has been a young-adult sci-fi bible for teen hacktivists. But with…

Split-Second ‘Phantom’ Images Can Fool Tesla’s Autopilot

Researchers found they could stop a Tesla by flashing a few frames of a stop sign…

A China-Linked Group Repurposed Hacking Team’s Stealthy Spyware

The tool attacks a device’s UEFI firmware—which makes it especially hard to detect and destroy.

Russia’s Fancy Bear Hackers Likely Penetrated a US Federal Agency

New clues indicate that APT28 may be behind a mysterious intrusion that US officials disclosed last…