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Cyber warfare

NATO to Increase Cyber Weaponry to Combat Russia

November 9, 2017

Via: Security Week

NATO members agreed Wednesday to increase the use of cyber weaponry and tactics during military operations, with the alliance also upgrading other capabilities to combat a resurgent Russia. The changes are part of the alliance’s biggest shakeup since the Cold […]


Cyber warfare

Cognitive Mindhacks: How Attackers Spread Disinformation Campaigns

November 7, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Researchers investigate the tools and techniques behind cyber propaganda and fake news and how it changes public opinion. Disinformation campaigns, otherwise known as cyber propaganda, cognitive hacking, information warfare, and the more common “fake news,” have roots in history but […]


Cyber warfare, Hacker

Most infosec pros believe election hacks are acts of cyber war

September 11, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

IT security professionals believe the effects of cyber attacks on elections go beyond diminishing confidence in the democratic process, according to a Venafi survey of 296 IT security professionals at Black Hat USA 2017. Seventy-eight percent said they would consider […]


Cyber warfare

Tech Leaders Warn Against “Pandora’s Box” of Robotic Weapons

August 22, 2017

Via: Security Week

Elon Musk is leading demands for a global ban on killer robots, warning technological advances could revolutionise warfare and create new “weapons of terror” that target innocent people. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX joined more than 100 robotics and […]


Cyber warfare

U.S. Military to Create Separate Unified Cyber Warfare Command

August 21, 2017

Via: Security Week

President Donald Trump ordered the US military on Friday to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive operations. “This new Unified Combatant Command will strengthen our […]


Cyber warfare, Hacker, Virus & Malware

North Korea-Linked Hackers Target U.S. Defense Contractors

August 15, 2017

Via: Security Week

The North Korea-linked cyber espionage group known as Lazarus is believed to be behind attacks targeting individuals involved with United States defense contractors, Palo Alto Networks reported on Monday. The threat actor, which has been active since at least 2009, […]


Cyber warfare

The best enterprise anti-virus protection may not be enough

August 15, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Traditional signature-based anti-virus is notoriously bad at stopping newer threats such as zero-day malware and ransomware, but it still has a place in the enterprise, experts say, as part of a multi-layer endpoint security protection strategy. According to a survey of […]


Cyber warfare

Enterprise security culture: Why you need it, and how to create it

August 14, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Security awareness is a term that most information security professionals are familiar with – security culture a little less so. “Security awareness training is based on a behavioural theory that was debunked decades ago,” says Kai Roer, co-founder of European […]


Cloud security, Cyber warfare

Cloud Security and the New Cold War: Corporate Strategies for Winning Digital Battles

August 14, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Thirty years ago, the Cold War threatened to spill over from high-level espionage into full-blown warfare between the world’s two great superpowers. But there could be a new conflict on the horizon. Nature recently highlighted “The Darkening Web,” a new book […]


Cyber warfare

Has healthcare misdiagnosed the cybersecurity problem?

August 7, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Take a cursory look at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) wall of data breach shame and you might be scratching your head: Why does the healthcare sector seem so disproportionately victimized by hackers and cybercriminals? Why do its defenses seem […]