Hackers cause power outage with the BlackEnergy malware in Ukraine. Is it an Information warfare act? Cyber security of ICS e SCADA systems in the critical infrastructure is essential, these components are a privileged target of cyber criminals and state sponsor hackers. The most popular SCADA attack in the history is the one conducted against control systems […]

The Russian Sandworm APT group if the first suspect for the Ukrainian power outage, states experts at eiSight Partners. According to a report published by experts at eiSight Partners the cyber attack against a Ukraine power station has been managed by a Russian group called Sandworm. A few days ago experts at ESET reported the existence of a […]

The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed that the Russian Army received over 1,500 modern UAVs in the last four years. Almost every government is increasing the adoption of drones within its military. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) represent a privileged option for military surveillance, reconnaissance and attack, these vehicles could be used also to improve the physical […]

According to security experts the BlackEnergy malware was a key element of the attack against Ukrainian power grid that caused the power outage.  On December 23, the entire Ivano-Frankivsk region in Ukraine suffered a major power outage, according to security experts and the Ukrainian Government the attackers used a destructive varian of the popular BlackEnergy […]

Lights and shadows of the cyber defence market that will reach 170 billion in 2020 becoming vital to the global economy. Cyber defence industry is making money. In 2015, the market will reach 75 billion and in 2020 it will grow to around 170 billion. For some countries like the US, Israel, India and Europe, […]

Ukrainian Government is accusing Russia of organizing hacker attacks against the Boryspil airport’s networks. Cyber security experts of the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine are blaming Russian hackers for a new cyber attack against the Boryspil airport’s networks. Presidential Administration’s spokesman for ATO Andriy Lysenko (ATO), explained that the systems at […]

A collection of interesting info about the Stuxnet attack published years ago by The New York Times, a must-read for experts. The popular cyber security expert Mikko Hypponen has retwitted an old blog post on the Stuxnet malware, a good opportunity to summarize the events and understand what is happened behind the scene. In 2011, The […]

The APT group behind the attacks against critical infrastructure in Ukraine is spreading BlackEnergy malware through specially crafted Word documents. Malicious campaigns leveraging the BlackEnergy malware are targeting energy and ICS/SCADA companies from across the world. The threat actors behind the recent attacks based on the popular malware are now targeting critical infrastructure in Ukraine. In […]

Anarchist operation – US and UK intelligence secretly tapped into live video feeds from Israeli UAVs and fighter jets, monitoring military operations. According to a new lot of documents leaked by the popular whistleblower Edward Snowden, the US and British intelligence agencies have hacked for years into Israeli Air Surveillance under an operation codenamed Anarchist. Snowden, who served as an […]

Cybersecurity Operational Tests And Assessments conducted by the US Defence are essential to improve overall security … and discover that US Govt can’t check F-35 data due to insecure systems. It is difficult to understand the importance of concept like information sharing when dealing with daily work, but officers at the Pentagon are learning at […]

The South Korean NIS revealed that North Korea had hacked into smartphones belonging to a number of key government officials. The South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS) revealed that North Korea had hacked into smartphones belonging to a number of key government officials. The announcement was made on Tuesday, according to the NIS cyber spies from  North […]

Incredible, secret plans for NATO exercise Joint Warrior 161 were accidentally sent to Scottish fishermen and ferry operators emails. During the First World War, allied forces were able to read a lot of German radio traffic because of codebooks falling into allied hands.  Eerily reminiscent of those days, NATO forces recently ran into a similar scenario, […]

The Air Force earlier this month announced the launch of its first cyberspace weapon system, the Air Force Intranet Control (AFINC). The Air Force continues to invest to increase its cyber capabilities and earlier this month announced the launch of its first cyberspace weapon system, code-named Air Force Intranet Control (AFINC). The Air Force Intranet […]

The Government of Seoul reported that North Korean Hackers stole defense-related documents and photos from two South Korean companies. The news that North Korean hackers have stolen thousands of records from private firms and state agencies in the South Korea is not new. In the last wave of attacks, the North Korean hackers have stolen […]

The NATO has officially declared cyberspace a warfare domain and confirmed that a cyberattack on any of its allies will be considered as an act of war. NATO officially recognizes the cyberspace as the fifth domain of a warfare so it could respond with conventional weapons in case of a powerful cyber attack. A cyberattack on one of […]

What about cyber security issues discussed during the NATO members during the Warsaw summit held in Poland on 8 and 9 July 2016. At the Warsaw Summit this weekend NATO, as anticipated weeks ago, the alliance has officially recognised cyberspace as a military operational domain. This means that the NATO alliance will respond with conventional […]

‘We want eight and we won’t wait!’  What could this slogan or chant be for? Maybe Quentin Tarantino was only writing about 7 Hateful people and his publisher wanted a well-rounded number. Well your guess is as good as mine when it comes to novels or movie based on the American Wild West and their […]

Information warfare – The development of cyber capabilities is strategic for any governments, computer systems and Internet of Things even more at risk. By the mid-1990’s the US intelligence agencies, especially the NSA, were beginning to wake up to a grim reality – the world was quickly becoming connected and the tools to connect that […]

The British intelligence agency GCHQ is planning to create to protect the country from cyber attacks by creating a national firewall. The news was announced, during the Billington CyberSecurity Summit held in Washington DC, by the GCHQ director general of cyber security Ciaran Martin. The British GCHQ recently created the National Cyber Security Centre, led by Martin, that has […]

Hackers of the Cyber Hunta collective leaked thousands of emails allegedly stolen from the account of Vladislav Yuryevich Surkov. Last week a Russian government website was hacked by the Jester hacker who defaced the website of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MID.ru in retaliation for the recent attacks against US targets. This week a Ukrainian hacker collective […]

The Russian Government has asked Washington to provide clarifications on reports that the US cyber army has hacked into Russia’s critical infrastructure and is ready to strike back in case of interference on 2016 Presidential Election. The US Presidential election is very close and the US Government doesn’t want any interference from foreign government. Across the […]

Putin ordered cyber attacks and propaganda to influence Election. Reading the “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections” Report. The US Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has released an unclassified version of intel community’s findings on activities conducted by the Russian Government in the attempt to influence the 2016 US Presidential […]

The dreaded Shamoon has resurrected, which are possible political and technological scenarios behind the recent wave of attacks? The dreaded Shamoon has resurrected, a new version called Shamoon 2 was spotted by the security experts at Palo Alto Networks. Saudi Arabia Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)’s Abdulrahman al-Friah confirmed to Al Arabiya that at least 22 […]

NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) has published ‘Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations.’ Its world launch will be in Washington DC, February 8 at The Atlantic Council; followed by Europe at The Hague, February 13; and Tallinn, February 17. The manual will be available from February 8 […]

NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) has published ‘Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations.’ Its world launch will be in Washington DC, February 8 at The Atlantic Council; followed by Europe at The Hague, February 13; and Tallinn, February 17. The manual will be available from February 8 […]

Britain’s security has been threatened by 188 major cyber attacks in the last three months, according to the head of the National Cyber Security Centre. According to the head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the UK government suffered at least 188 major cyber attacks in the past three months. Ciaran Martin, former GCHQ cybersecurity chief, told The […]

Security experts at Bitdefender discovered a MAC OS version of the X-Agent malware used by the Russian APT28 cyberespionage group. Security experts at BitDefender have discovered a MAC OS malware program that’s likely part of the arsenal of the dreaded Russian APT 28 group (aka Pawn Storm, Sednit, Sofacy, Fancy Bear and Tsar Team). The Russian nation-state actor was involved […]

Ukraine blames Russia for a new wave of cyber attacks on its infrastructure, including the power grid and financial system. This week Ukraine accused Russia of cyber attacks against its critical infrastructure, including power grid and financial systems. State-sponsored hackers used a new strain of malware that targets industrial processes, the malicious code looked like it was designed by […]

Top NATO General Petr Pavel confirmed that Russian propaganda was behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania. Psychological Operations are not a novelty in the military and Russia demonstrated a great ability in the adoption of such techniques. Top NATO General Petr Pavel confirmed that Russia was behind a false report […]

For the second time in a few months Montenegro suffered massive and prolonged cyberattacks against government and media websites. According to the Balkan Insight, attackers have launched a renewed attack on the Montenegrin government and media. The last wave of cyber attacks started on February 15 and lasted several days, according to the government experts it was […]

South Korea is once against under attack, alleged nation-state hackers have launched a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign on organizations in the public sector. According to the experts at Cisco Talos, the cyber espionage campaign was active between November 2016 and January 2017 and leveraged on vulnerabilities in a Korean language word processing program (Hangul Word […]

The analysis conducted by Arbor Networks on the Shamoon 2 malware has shed light on the control infrastructure and the infection process. Security researchers from Arbor Networks’ Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT) have conducted a new analysis of the Shamoon 2 malware discovering further details on the tools and techniques used by the threat […]

The Singaporean Defence Ministry confirmed that threat actors have breached government systems stealing personal information of its employees. On Tuesday, the Defence Ministry confirmed that unknown hackers have breached government system and have stolen personal information belonging about 850 Singapore national servicemen and employees. Data accessed by hackers includes telephone numbers, dates of birth, and national […]

The Russian state-actor dubbed Gamaredon is back and has been using a custom-developed malware in a new cyber espionage campaign. According to the experts from Palo Alto Networks, a Russian state-actor dubbed Gamaredon has been using a custom-developed malware in cyber espionage campaign on the Ukrainian government, military and law enforcement officials. The Gamaredon APT was first spotted in […]

Experts at FireEye discovered the APT29 group adopted domain fronting long before these techniques were widely known in the IT security community. Security firm FireEye continues to follow APT29 group (aka The Dukes, Cozy Bear and Cozy Duke), on Monday it revealed that the cyber spies have been using a technique called “domain frontingâ€� to make hard […]

Today the German Military is going to launch a cyber command, the Bundeswehr’s new Cyber and Information Space (CIR) Command. Today the German Military is going to launch a cyber command, the Bundeswehr’s new Cyber and Information Space (CIR) Command, a structure that is considered strategic for the defence of the country from cyber attacks. According […]

Today the German Military is going to launch a cyber command, the Bundeswehr’s new Cyber and Information Space (CIR) Command. Today the German Military is going to launch a cyber command, the Bundeswehr’s new Cyber and Information Space (CIR) Command, a structure that is considered strategic for the defence of the country from cyber attacks. According […]

Experts at Kaspersky presented the findings of its research that definitively connect the Moonlight Maze cyber espionage campaigns to the Turla APT group. One year ago, the researcher Thomas Rid at the Security Analyst Summit disclosed the alleged links between the Moonlight Maze cyber espionage operation of mid 1990s and the Turla APT. Today at […]

Presented the voluntary, non-binding norms of State behavior during peacetime in the G7 DECLARATION ON RESPONSIBLE STATES BEHAVIOR IN CYBERSPACE. The risk of escalation and retaliation in cyberspace, the increasing number of cyber attacks and cyber threats even more sophisticated could have a destabilizing effect on international peace and security. The risk of conflict between states […]

It started quietly as a probability not a reality. Now within months cyberwarfare has become a reality plausible as the air we breathe. The revelation of governments hacking units has brought light for a new domain of conflict: Cyberwarfare. Once a secret these government agencies were public revealed like the Equation Group as well as […]

According to researchers at FireEye, Chinese hackers targeted the South Korean Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system. According to a new investigation conducted by security firm FireEye, Chinese hackers are trying to hack systems used by South Korea military to interfere with the deployment of an anti-ballistic weapons system. The news was confirmed […]

Denmark on Monday denounced Russia after the publication of a report that accused Russian APT28 of hacking the defense ministry’s email accounts. Today the Danish Government officially blamed Russia for cyber attacks against its Defense Ministry. Denmark denounced a cyber intrusion in several Defense Ministry’s email accounts. The accusation comes after the publishing by the Centre for Cyber […]

The campaign of the French Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by the notorious cyber espionage APT28 group. Yesterday the Danish Government officially accused the dreaded APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sednit, Sofacy, and Strontium) of cyber attacks against Defense Ministry’s email accounts, now DNC hackers are suspected to have targeted also the French presidential […]

According to the experts at the security firm Morphisec that massive attack against Israeli targets was powered by the OilRig APT group. Yesterday the Israeli Cyber Defense Authority announced it has thwarted a major cyberattack against 120 targets just days after harsh criticism of new cyber defense bill. In a first time, the authorities blamed a foreign […]

Locked Shields is the world’s largest and most advanced international technical live-fire cyber defence exercise organized by the NATO since 2010. Locked Shields is the world’s largest and most sophisticated international cyber defence exercise. It is an annual event since 2010, Locked Shields is organized by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence and […]

Locked Shields is the world’s largest and most advanced international technical live-fire cyber defence exercise organized by the NATO since 2010. Locked Shields is the world’s largest and most sophisticated international cyber defence exercise. It is an annual event since 2010, Locked Shields is organized by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence and […]

Locked Shields is the world’s largest and most advanced international technical live-fire cyber defence exercise organized by the NATO since 2010. Locked Shields is the world’s largest and most sophisticated international cyber defence exercise. It is an annual event since 2010, Locked Shields is organized by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence and […]

#MacronLeaks – Experts discovered evidence suggesting Russian threat actors behind the hack of French presidential candidate Macron. Who are the hackers that attempted to subvert the final vote of French Presidential Election by targeting the Macron’s campaign? Hackers leaked a 9GB batch of internal documents through the Magnet file-sharing service. The Macron data leakage has happened while […]

A wave of cyber attacks against the Baltic energy networks raised concerns that foreign states could disable them in the region. A wave of “exploratory” cyber attacks targeted energy networks of the Baltic states, the NATO alliance is following with apprehension the events. Baltic attacks raised concerns that foreign states could disable the energy networks in the […]

A wave of cyber attacks against the Baltic energy networks raised concerns that foreign states could disable them in the region. A wave of “exploratory” cyber attacks targeted energy networks of the Baltic states, the NATO alliance is following with apprehension the events. Baltic attacks raised concerns that foreign states could disable the energy networks in the […]

According to a report published by the London-based think tank Basic, the UK Trident submarines are vulnerable to cyber-attacks. According to a report published by the London-based think tank British American Security Information Council (Basic), the UK Trident submarine fleet is vulnerable to cyber-attacks. According to the report “Hacking UK Trident, A Growing Threat,” a cyber […]

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued a technical alert about the activity of the North Korea’s ‘Hidden Cobra’ APT group. The joint Technical Alert (TA) report is the result of the efforts between of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The US Government has tracked […]

NATO has warned that in the future any cyber attack against a member state could trigger a military response according to the mutual defence clause. NATO has warned that in the future any cyber attack against a member state could trigger a military response according to the alliance’s Article 5, mutual defence clause. The NATO […]

The threat actor behind Spring Dragon APT has been developing and updating its wide range of tools throughout the years, new attacks reported in South Asia. According to a new report published by Kaspersky Lab, the China-linked APT group Spring Dragon (aka Lotus Blossom, Elise, and Esile) has used more than 600 malware samples in […]

Researchers from ClearSky and Trend Micro uncovered a new massive cyber espionage campaign conducted by CopyKittens dubbed ‘Operation Wilted Tulip’ A joint investigation conducted by experts from the Israeli cyber-intelligence firm by ClearSky and Trend Micro uncovered a new massive cyber espionage campaign dubbed ‘Operation Wilted Tulip’ conducted by an Iran-linked APT group CopyKittens (aka Rocket Kittens). The […]

Security experts at Proofpoint have collected evidence that suggests that the Turla APT group is conducting a new espionage campaign. The experts discovered a newly dropper for the KopiLuwak backdoor, KopiLuwak is a JavaScript malware that was spotted early this year while the APT was delivering it to at least one victim leveraging a document containing an official letter from […]

The Iran-Linked cyberespionage group OilRig has been using a new Trojan in attacks aimed at targets in the Middle East. Experts from Palo Alto Networks spotted a new campaign launched by the notorious APT group OilRig against an organization within the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The OilRig hacker group is an Iran-linked APT that has been around since at least […]

Israeli hackers compromised the Kaspersky infrastructure and caught Russian spies using AV tool to harvest NSA exploits. Kaspersky was not aware of the hack. There is still a heated discussion about the alleged hack of Kaspersky’s antivirus and its use to steal an NSA exploit from a US subcontractor. Explosive new revelations put at risk […]

The Security Service of Ukraine warning their citizens of a new “large-scale” cyber attack similar to NotPetya that could take place between Oct 13 and 17 In June the NotPetya ransomware compromised thousands of businesses and organizations worldwide, most of them in Ukraine. Now, the Ukrainian authorities warning their citizens of a new “large-scale” cyber attack similar to NotPetya. The Ukrainian Secret […]

Swedish transport agencies were hit by cyber attacks on Wednesday and Thursday, October 11 and 12, is it Information Warfare? Swedish transport authorities were hit by cyber attacks on Wednesday and Thursday, October 11 and 12. The attacks have brought down several IT systems causing delays of the train transportation. The first attack hit the Sweden Transport […]

Researchers at BAE Systems investigated the recent cyber-heist that targeted a bank in Taiwan and linked the action to the notorious Lazarus APT group. The activity of the Lazarus APT Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its members used mostly custom-tailored malware in their attacks and experts that investigated on the crew consider it highly sophisticated. […]

US authorities have filed official charges against three Chinese hackers part of the elite cyber-espionage unit APT3. US authorities charged three China-based hackers for stealing sensitive information from US based companies, including Siemens AG, and accessing a high-profile email account at Moody’s. The three Chinese citizens, Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao and Xia Lei, work for the Chinese cybersecurity company […]

British Armed Forces chief has warned that Russia could compromise underwater communication cables causing severe damage to the financial global economy It came as silently as a fatal heart stroke, and now the dangers of Russian Cyber Warfare materializes into reality. Join us to uncover this cripple and stealth threat to our global community. As […]

What Type Of Technology Does North Korea Have? How Did The Country Begin Using Hackers? How Do Hacking Efforts Comply with the Political Situation? North Korea is not known for technological sophistication.  The country does not have any global technological franchises, such as Apple or Samsung, and its citizens continue to have limited access to […]

The United Kingdon’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office formally accuses the Russian cyber army of launching the massive NotPetya ransomware attack. The UK Government formally accuses the Russian cyber army of launching the massive NotPetya ransomware attack. The United Kingdon’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office “attributed the NotPetya cyber-attack to the Russian Government.” According to the UK, […]

A specific NSA unit, dubbed NSA Territorial Dispute (TeDi) developed these scripts to monitor activities of nation-state actors. Security experts at CrySyS Lab and Ukatemi have revealed that the NSA dump leaked one year ago by the Shadow Brokers hacker group also contains a collection of scripts and scanning tools the NSA uses to track operations of foreign state-sponsored […]

McAfee Advanced Threat Research team discovered that the Hidden Cobra APT group is targeting financial organizations in Turkey. North Korea-linked APT group Hidden Cobra (aka Lazarus Group) is targeting the Turkish financial system. Experts from McAfee observed the hackers using the Bankshot implant in targeted attacks against the financial organizations in Turkey. The attack resembles previous attacks conducted […]

According to Kaspersky, the Sofacy APT is particularly interested in military, defense and diplomatic entities in the far east, but overlap with other APT’s operations makes hard the attribution. Last week, during the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit (SAS) held in Cancun, researchers from Kaspersky illustrated the results of their investigation on the recent activities conducted by the […]

According to Kaspersky, the Sofacy APT is particularly interested in military, defense and diplomatic entities in the far east, but overlap with other APT’s operations makes hard the attribution. Last week, during the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit (SAS) held in Cancun, researchers from Kaspersky illustrated the results of their investigation on the recent activities conducted by the […]

Dutch Government plans to phase out the use of Kaspersky solutions while the security firm confirmed that its code infrastructure is going to move to Switzerland. The antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab made the headlines again, the company confirmed that its code infrastructure is going to move to Switzerland. The news arrives just after the comment from the Netherlands […]

Security firm Talos along with other cybersecurity firms and law enforcement agencies have uncovered a huge botnet dubbed VPNFilter, composed of more than 500,000 compromised routers and network-attached storage (NAS) devices. The experts believe the VPNFilter was developed by Russia and the associated malware appears to be very sophisticated, at the time they discovered more than 500,000 compromised devices across […]

The threat actor behind the Triton malware (aka Trisis, Xenotime, and HatMan) is now targeting organizations worldwide and safety systems. The attackers are expanding their targets and new variants are able to attacks also other than Schneider Electric’s Triconex systems. The malware was first spotted in December 2017 by researchers at FireEye that discovered that it was specifically designed to […]

Researchers and the FBI are working together to take down the dreaded VPNFilter botnet composed of hundreds of thousands of compromised devices. For several months, there have been rumors and vague warnings about highly skilled adversaries targeting critical infrastructure. Last week we learned some details about the warning, why you might be impacted and how […]

Security researchers at Yoroi-Cybaze ZLab uncovered a new campaign carried out by the Russian state-actor dubbed Gamaredon. Introduction Few days after the publication of our technical article related to the evidence of possible APT28 interference in the Ukrainian elections, we spotted another signal of a sneakier on-going operation. This campaign, instead, seems to be linked […]

According to The New York Times, the United States planted destructive malware in Russia’s electric power grid. The New York Times, citing current and former government officials, revealed that the United States planted a potentially destructive malware in Russia’s electric power grid. The U.S. cyber army is targeting the Russian power grid since at least […]

The United States launched a series of cyber attacks on Iran after the Iranian military has downed an American surveillance drone. The military response to Iran, after the Iranian army has downed an American surveillance drone, started from the cyberspace. US President Donald Trump first approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing a […]

Israel blamed Russia for jamming at Israeli Ben Gurion airport that disrupted GPS signals, but the Kremlin denies its involvement in the attacks. Starting from early June, a significant jamming activity has interfered with GPS signals at Israeli Ben Gurion airport causing severe problems to pilots and aircraft. Israel’s Airports Authority confirmed that the disruption […]

Journalists revealed the role of a mole recruited by the Dutch intelligence in the US-Israeli Stuxnet attack on the Natanz plant in Iran. The story of the Stuxnet attack is still one of the most intriguing case of modern information warfare. The virus was developed by the US and Israel to interfere with the nuclear […]

3-5-2 Directive – The Chinese government s to replace foreign hardware and software with its national technology within the next three years. Officials from the Beijing government ordered all government offices and public institutions to replace foreign hardware and software with Chinese solutions within the next three years. The Government has issued a directive, tracked […]

Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten has been targeting journalists, political and human rights activists in a new campaign. Researchers from Certfa Lab reports have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign carried out by Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten that has been targeting journalists, political and human rights activists. Iran-linked Charming Kitten group, (aka APT35, Phosphorus, Newscaster, and Ajax Security Team) made the […]

State-sponsored hackers have compromised a small number of accounts of the Estonian email provider Mail.ee belonging to high-profile people. Alleged state-sponsored hackers have hijacked a small number of accounts at the Estonian email provider Mail.ee, they exploited a zero-day vulnerability in the attack. According to the end-of-year report published this month by Estonian Internal Security […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed that she is the target of an “outrageous” cyber espionage campaign carried out by Russia. German Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed that Russia-linked threat actors were targeting her in an “outrageous” cyberespionage campaign. “I can honestly say that it pains me. Every day I try to build a better relationship with […]

British Army has created a new regiment that will be tasked to operate its in-house security operations centre … cybersecurity is a pillar of UK defence strategy! The British Ministry of Defence continues to invest in cybersecurity as part of its strategy, it has launched a new regiment that will take charge of its in-house […]

The Director of the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) shared info on attempts of influence 2020 U.S. elections. The Director of the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) William Evanina shared information on ongoing operations aimed at influencing the 2020 U.S. elections. “Many foreign actors have a preference for who wins the election, which they express through a […]

Israel ‘s defence ministry announced to have foiled an attempted cyber attack by a foreign threat actors group targeting the country’s defence manufacturers. The Israeli defence ministry announced on Wednesday that it had foiled a cyber attack carried out by a foreign threat actor targeting the country’s defence manufacturers. According to the officials, the attack […]

North Korea-linked APT group BeagleBoyz intensified its operations since February, US CISA, Department of the Treasury, FBI, and USCYBERCOM warn. According to a joint advisory issued by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) North Korea-linked APT group BeagleBoyz […]

Microsoft reveals that state-sponsored hackers had tried to breach email accounts belonging to people involved in the US election. Microsoft announced to have detected a new wave of attacks carried out by Chinese, Iranian, and Russian state-sponsored hackers against the US election. Threat actors had tried to compromise email accounts belonging to people associated with […]

Britain’s most senior cyber general declared that the UK has implemented an advanced offensive cyberwar capability that could destroy its enemies. Gen Sir Patrick Sanders, the UK’s strategic command chief, announced that that the UK has implemented an advanced offensive cyberwar capability that could potentially “degrade, disrupt and destroy” the critical infrastructure of its adversaries. […]

Iran ’s cybersecurity authority revealed that two governmental departments were hit by cyberattacks this week, state media reported. State media reported on Thursday that Iran’s cybersecurity authority acknowledged cyberattacks on two unnamed governmental departments. The state-owned IRAN daily newspaper revealed that the cyberattacks took place on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. Iranian authorities are investigating the […]

The Reuters agency revealed in an exclusive that the COVID vaccine maker AstraZeneca was targeted by alleged North Korea-linked hackers. According to a report published by Reuters, suspected North Korea-linked hackers targeted AstraZeneca, one of the companies that are developing a COVID vaccine. The attack attempts took place in recent weeks, two people with knowledge […]

Ukraine warned of a “massive” spear-phishing campaign carried out by Russia-linked threat actors against its government and private businesses. Three Ukrainian cybersecurity agencies (Ukrainian Secret Service, Ukrainian Cyber Police, and CERT Ukraine), including the Ukrainian Secret Service, warned last week of a “massive” spear-phishing campaign conducted by Russia-linked hackers against its government and organizations in the private […]

Russia-linked cyberspies breached the internal network of Dutch police in 2017 while the authorities were investigating the crash of the MH-17. Russia-linked threat actors breached the internal network of Dutch police in 2017 during the investigation into the MH-17 crash. The intrusion was uncovered by AIVD, the Dutch intelligence service, but was not disclosed by […]