Nov 22, 2018: Interesting security news

BlackBerry plans to acquire cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion.

Hackers linked to Russia are impersonating employees of the U.S. State Department in an effort to infect the networks of American government agencies.

Instagram patched a bug in its website that could allow an attacker to view the passwords of some of its users in plain text.

A new variant of the Olympic Destroyer malware is out in the wild, being delivered via malicious email attachments.

APT29, otherwise known as the Russian threat group “Cozy Bear” is likely behind a massive string of spear-phishing emails over the past few weeks.

A new campaign distributing the Zebrocy trojan has attacked several countries recently using specially crafted templates containing malicious macros.

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