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Category: Cyber warfare


Cyber warfare

Russian police detained cybercriminals who broke into the accounts of 700,000 customers of popular Internet stores

June 27, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

The Administration “K” of the MIA of Russia, with the assistance of Group-IB, an international company specializing in the prevention of cyberattacks and the development of information security products, detained two cybercriminals who were breaking into and stealing the accounts […]


Cyber warfare

Chinese hackers stole 614GB of undersea warfare data from U.S. Navy contractor

June 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Hackers linked to the Chinese government reportedly stole 614 gigabytes of highly sensitive data from a U.S. Navy contractor, including plans related to a supersonic anti-ship missile meant to be usable by 2020 and other details about undersea warfare. The […]


Cyber warfare

Former GCHQ chief Hannigan warns of Russia’s aggressive approach to the cyberspace

June 11, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

According to former GCHQ chief, the recently discovered VPNFilter botnet is the demonstration that Russia appears to be live-testing cyberattacks. Former GCHQ chief Robert Hannigan has warned that the availability of hacking tools in the main marketplaces is rapidly changing […]


Cyber warfare, Hacker

Tech firms fret over push to legalize ‘defensive’ hacking

May 3, 2018

Via: The Hill

The debate around whether companies should be able to engage in “active cyber defense” is heating up. Often described by critics as “hacking back,” the controversial concept involves organizations employing a variety of techniques to prevent breaches or track down […]


Cyber warfare

Fancy Bear abuses LoJack security software in targeted attacks

May 3, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

LoJack for laptops is a security software designed to catch computer thieves, but it could be theoretically abused to spy on legitimate owners of the device. LoJack could be used to locate a stolen laptop, lock it or wipe its […]


Cyber warfare

Trump sends cyber warfare strategy to Congress

April 20, 2018

Via: The Hill

President Trump has sent to Congress a long-awaited report on U.S. policy for deterring and responding to attacks in cyberspace. The policy was sent to the House and Senate committees with oversight of the departments of State, Homeland Security, Defense […]


Cyber warfare, Threats & Malware

Microsoft engineer charged with money laundering linked to Reveton ransomware

April 16, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

The Microsoft network engineer Raymond Uadiale (41) is facing federal charges in Florida for the alleged involvement in Reveton Ransomware case. The man is suspected to have had a role in helping launder money obtained from victims of the Reventon […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

What Is the Dark Web and Why Would Businesses Use It?

April 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

There’s the World Wide Web, and then there’s the less understood and presumably nefarious Dark Web — but not all who use the Dark Web have malicious intent. So what is the Dark Web, and why would cybersecurity companies access […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

The Future of Cognitive Security Is Now

April 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Many security conversations today are likely to touch upon security intelligence, behavioral anomaly detection and the value of augmented intelligence (AI) in security. But is cognitive security all hype, or are there real applications in use today? Is it feasible […]


Cyber warfare

U.S. Military Should Step Up Cyber Ops: General

March 21, 2018

Via: Security Week

Washington – US efforts to conduct offensive and defensive operations in cyberspace are falling short, a top general warned Tuesday amid ongoing revelations about Russian hacking. General John Hyten, who leads US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told lawmakers the US has […]