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US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas at a joint news conference with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard and Mexican Security Secretary Rosa Icela Rodriguez at the State Department in Washington on October 13. Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

Mayorkas warns Latin American leaders of Beijing’s technology influence

The Biden administration sees Chinese investments in Latin America as a potential precursor to cyber operations.
A mural near the Giraffe shopping mall depicting two girls drawing a lightning bolt in the colors of the Ukrainian flag on September 25, 2023 in Bucha, Ukraine. (Photo by Andrii Nesterenko/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)

Russian hacking operations target Ukrainian law enforcement

Ukrainian officials say Russian hackers targeted counter-intelligence and law enforcement data during the first half of this year.
The facade of the headquarters of the African Union is pictured on March 13, 2019, in Addis Ababa. Technology supplied by Chinese firms to the structure is believed to have enabled espionage by Beijing of the multinational body. (LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images)

New threat intel effort to study ‘undermonitered’ regions

Cyber operations in Africa and Latin America need more attention from the threat intelligence industry, the organizers of the effort argue.
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A portrait of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died after being detained on the grounds she did not comply with the headscarf rules, near the Iranian consulate on Oct. 31, 2022, in ─░stanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Omer Kuscu/ dia images via Getty Images)

Hackers push anti-Iranian government messages to millions via breached app

The apparent hack comes just ahead of the one-year anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini, the Iranian woman who died in police custody.
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