Attack on Viasat modems possibly came from wiper malware deployed through supply chain

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 31, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The malware used Feb. 24 to hobble thousands of modems as an effort to disrupt Ukrainian communications networks might be a…

Top Ukrainian cyber official praises volunteer hacks on Russian targets, offers updates

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Ukrainian government’s cyber efforts are focused on defense, not offense, a top official said Tuesday, but leaders are “grateful” for…

Another round of 'wiper' malware appears in Ukrainian networks

Written by Tim Starks Feb 23, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Security researchers detected new destructive malware spreading in Ukraine on Wednesday, following evidence of distributed denial-of-service disruptions for government agencies —…

Iranian state media blames hack for apparent fuel shortage, the latest incident to draw attention

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 26, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Iranian officials say a cyberattack has forced the temporary closure of a government system that manages fuel subsidies, rendering it difficult…