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Category: Cyber warfare


Cyber warfare, Network security, Threats & Malware, Tracking

Dem senator introduces bill to help DHS identify terror threats

February 8, 2018

Via: The Hill

Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) on Wednesday introduced a bill in the upper chamber designed to help the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) improve its ability to identify potential terrorist threats. Hassan said the DHS Data Framework Act will streamline the […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Ransomware and Bitcoin Enter New Phase

January 5, 2018

Via: Security Week

The phenomenal appreciation in Bitcoin’s value against the dollar, up roughly 18x in 2017 and 4x since September, gives us pause to consider – from a security perspective – what this might mean for ransomware in the near and distant […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Cybersecurity in 2018: Three predictions and one hope

January 2, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Effective cybersecurity means keeping a close eye on the threats you currently face, and an even closer eye on the threats to come. As you consider your security strategy and investments for the coming year, here are three key trends that will define […]


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 […]