"The attackers focus on Russia's technologies in the defense and nuclear industries," an official said.
The campaign, which is designed to hijack login details, is currently being circulated to Steam inboxes by accounts compromised to spew out spam messages.
Pegasus malware, typically sold to intelligence agencies, can spy on calls and texts while also recording audio and video from phones.
Two Russian air force planes landed near the capital city of Caracas with about 100 soldiers aboard, and U.S. officials believe the group included cybersecurity experts.
The same Russian trolls who attempted to provoke racial tensions and influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election were also responsible for spreading propaganda against vaccinations.
"Even the best and brightest can fall prey to hacking," one cybersecurity researcher said following the suspected breach.
Israel-headquartered HolaVPN is "not a secure VPN," Trend Micro has warned in a report this week.
Marriott said it received an alert from an "internal security tool" regarding an attempt to tap the Starwood U.S. guest reservation database on September 8.
"When computer use is necessary, I order my employees or secretaries," Yoshitaka Sakurada said.
"The airline should have immediately informed those affected," claimed one cybersecurity expert.
Cyber tools—deployed to snoop on phone calls, texts, online activity and audio—were allegedly used on civilians, often to grave consequence.
"We're up against smart and well-funded adversaries who change their tactics as we spot abuse," Facebook executives said.
The potential attack likely affects other manufacturers as well, including McLaren, Karma and Triumph.
Hackers could infiltrate a home's Wi-Fi and steal information from computers, researchers claim, but not everyone is convinced it's an issue.
The issue existed in a feature that let users search existing FOIA records.
Government officials want greater access to secure communications data.
During a raid, police reportedly found hacking files and instructions had been saved in a folder named "hacky hack hack."
Instagram users are flooding the company's Twitter account with requests for help.
New research has unveiled how hackers could compromise vulnerabilities in "smart city" technology systems.
WhatsApp dismissed the report, claiming they were aware of the issue.
Source code is not typically made public, and is the basic component of an app's design.
The group uses booby-trapped websites in an attempt to steal Windows usernames and passwords.
A sham website advertising penetration-testing job roles even listed U.S. hacking victims as "clients."
The culprits—who threaten to release footage to the victims' contacts—have made around $125,000 from the scheme.
A technology expert gives their view of how hacking is depicted in the movies.