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Category: Cyber warfare


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

CISA, FBI Warn of Attacks Targeting U.S. Think Tanks

December 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

This persistent malicious activity, the two agencies say, mostly targets individuals and organizations that are connected to international affairs or which focus on national security policy. The adversaries, CISA and the FBI say in an advisory this week, attempt initial […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Did Nation-State Attacks Impact the U.S. Elections?

November 19, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

Every election process, going back for ages, has faced the threat of possible election interference in one form or another. The only thing that has changed in terms of foreign election intervention today is the way current operations are conducted […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

The U.S. Government’s Response to Election-Related Cyber Threats

November 17, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

The presidential election in the United States is unofficially over, with the race being called by every major news outlet in favor of Joe Biden. The United States, as many predicted, did not converge on an instant or an uncontested […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Czech Intel Report Targets Russian, Chinese Spies

November 11, 2020

Via: Security Week

In its annual report, the Security Information Service (BIS) said the intelligence services of Russia and China played an important role in promoting their interests abroad. “The key difference is that Russia seeks to destabilise and disintegrate its opponents, while […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Biden’s hard stand on foreign election interference signals funding fight

November 10, 2020

Via: The Hill

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to take a hard line against foreign election interference by pushing back against persistent cyber adversaries like Russia and Iran. Biden took a hard line on the issue in the lead-up to last week’s election, […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Officials on alert for potential cyber threats after a quiet Election Day

November 5, 2020

Via: The Hill

Election officials are cautiously declaring victory after no reports of major cyber incidents on Election Day. “After millions of Americans voted, we have no evidence any foreign adversary was capable of preventing Americans from voting or changing vote tallies,” Christopher […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

The cold cyberwar and geopolitics: which weapons can protect endpoints?

November 5, 2020

Via: Panda Security

Following World War II, the technological and arms race that began between the United States and the Soviet Union became known as the Cold War. The Cold War nowadays has entered into a new phase: cyberwarfare. Technology is increasingly being […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Post-Election Day: US on Guard for Hacking, Misinformation

November 4, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

After weeks of rising anxiety, Election Day proceeded in the U.S. with no public indications of interference. But experts say misinformation campaigns are still likely, and there’s plenty of time for malicious activity as the vote tallying proceeds. U.S. officials, […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

North Korean Group Kimsuky Targets Government Agencies With New Malware

November 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

Also known as Black Banshee, Velvet Chollima, and Thallium, the adversary is believed to have been active since at least 2012, mainly targeting think tanks in South Korea, but more recently expanding operations to the United States, Europe, and Russia. […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

U.S. Says Iranian Hackers Accessed Voter Information

November 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

The warning comes roughly one week after the United States revealed that the same adversary targeted Democratic voters in multiple states with emails seeking to intimidate them into voting for President Donald Trump. In the previous alert, CISA and the […]