The National Counterintelligence and Security Center began sending out detailed advisories, in brochure and video forms, to companies around the country to show them how to guard against cyber-incursions. The blitz follows hotel chain Marriott’s disclosure last week that hackers stole more than five million passport numbers of guests at its properties. It was the…

The United Kingdom on Thursday officially accused the Russian government of launching the destructive NotPetya attack, which had a significant financial impact on several major companies. British Foreign Office Minister for Cyber Security Lord Tariq Ahmad said the June 2017 NotPetya attack was launched by the Russian military and it “showed a continued disregard for…

A Moscow court on Thursday jailed the leader of a notorious hacking group for two years for breaking into the accounts of high-ranking Russian officials. Vladimir Anikeyev headed the Shaltai Boltai collective — Russian for “Humpty Dumpty” — believed to be behind high-profile hacks, including into the Twitter account of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Anikeyev…