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Category: Cyber warfare


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

Russian nuclear subs come under malware attack

May 6, 2021

Via: Panda Security

Although it rarely makes the headlines, national governments around the world are fighting constant battles online against criminal hacking groups. Often sponsored by other governments, these groups work to destabilise economies, damage critical civilian infrastructure like power networks – and […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Lazarus E-Commerce Attackers Also Targeted Cryptocurrency

April 15, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

Hackers with apparent ties to North Korea that hit e-commerce shops in 2019 and 2020 to steal payment card data also tested functionality for stealing cryptocurrency. So says cybersecurity firm Group-IB in a new report that builds on findings published […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Iran Blames Israel for Sabotage at Natanz Nuclear Site

April 12, 2021

Via: Security Week

Israel has not claimed responsibility for the attack. It rarely does for operations carried out by its secret military units or its Mossad intelligence agency. However, Israeli media widely reported that the country had orchestrated a devastating cyberattack that caused […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Nation-state cyber attacks double in three years

April 8, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Nation state-backed cyber attacks are becoming more widespread, varied and open than ever before, with the number of significant incidents doubling between 2017 and 2020, according to the University of Surrey’s senior lecturer in criminology, Mike McGuire, who argues that […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

US DoD Launches Vuln Disclosure Program for Contractor Networks

April 6, 2021

Via: Security Week

Running as a pilot, the Defense Industrial Base Vulnerability Disclosure Program (DIB-VDP) covers participating DoD contractor partner’s information systems and web properties, as well as other assets within scope, and is separate from the DoD vulnerability disclosure program that already […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Biden Extends Executive Order on Cyberattack Sanctions

March 30, 2021

Via: Security Week

Executive Order 13694, issued in 2015 by president Barack Obama, enables authorities to block the property of entities engaging in “significant malicious cyber-enabled activities.” Former president Donald Trump, who took office in January 2017, also extended this executive order in […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Microsoft breach ramps up pressure on Biden to tackle cyber vulnerabilities

March 17, 2021

Via: The Hill

The Biden administration is coming under increasing pressure to address U.S. cybersecurity vulnerabilities following the Microsoft breach that has quickly been viewed as a massive threat to the U.S. Officials are still trying to wrap their heads around the extent […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Is USA at cyber war with the rest of the world?

March 17, 2021

Via: Panda Security

About a month ago, multiple media outlets reported that hackers were very close to poisoning a water source located in Florida. The cybercriminals successfully made their way into the computer system controlling a water treatment facility located in the Sunshine […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

Police Target Criminal Users of Sky ECC Cryptophone Service

March 11, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

Police say they have disrupted Sky ECC, a global encrypted communications network allegedly used by numerous criminals to plan their operations. Law enforcement authorities say Sky’s cryptophone service, which includes both infrastructure and apps, is run from the United States […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Proposed Bill Would Allow Americans to Sue Foreign Cyber-Actors

March 10, 2021

Via: Security Week

Referred to as the Homeland and Cyber Threat Act, or the HACT Act, the legislation is the reintroduced version of a bill initially introduced in August 2019. The bill was reintroduced by Reps. Jack Bergman (MI-01), Colin Allred (TX-32), Brian […]