Cyber Threat Report

A weekly review of cyber threats to America

The Cyber Threat Report will return in spring 2023.

Cyber Threat Report
February 6, 2023

Last Week in Review

Cyber Espionage

Russian-backed hackers target U.S. health care sector
The Hill

North Korean hackers steal research data in two-month-long breach
Bleeping Computer

Iranian hackers use new backdoor to exfiltrate data from government agencies
Hacker News

Cyber Crime

Malware-as-a-service goes mainstream
IBM Security Intelligence

Cyberattack on Fintech firm disrupts derivatives trading globally
Dark Reading

Crypto hackers stole record $3.8 billion in 2022, led by North Korea groups
NBC News

Cyber attack forces Florida hospital to cancel divert EMS patients 
Tallahassee Democrat

In-Depth Look at Cyber Security

Hacking the Hackers
A look at the FBI’s infiltration of the Hive syndicate
The Journal (audio)

Iran’s AI-Powered Surveillance State
Cyber (audio)

Thinking Proactively About Cybersecurity
The Cyber Crime Lab (audio)


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