Rep. Katie Hill’s husband claimed his computer was ‘hacked’ before her private photos appeared online, report says

Yelena Dzhanova and Dan Mangan report: Rep. Katie Hill, who is resigning her seat in Congress following disclosure of actual and alleged romantic relationships with subordinates, is set to give a final House floor speech Thursday — as two reports raise new questions about the possible role the California Democrat’s estranged husband played in...

Mongolia arrests 800 Chinese citizens in cybercrime probe

Anthony Cuthbertson reports: Police in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar have apprehended 800 Chinese citizens and confiscated hundreds of computers and mobile phone SIM cards as part of an investigation into a cybercrime ring, local security authorities said. The arrests took place after police raided four locations on Tuesday, and followed two months of...

MESSAGETAP: Who’s Reading Your Text Messages?

Raymond Leong, Dan Perez, and Tyler Dean report: FireEye Mandiant recently discovered a new malware family used by APT41 (a Chinese APT group) that is designed to monitor and save SMS traffic from specific phone numbers, IMSI numbers and keywords for subsequent theft. Named MESSAGETAP, the tool was deployed by APT41 in a telecommunications...