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WikiLeaks details tool used by the CIA to disable security cameras, mute microphones, and corrupt video recordings that could compromise its agents [Read More]
Interpol and Russian security firm Group-IB reveal the identities of alleged members of a pro-ISIS hacker group [Read More]
The House Homeland Security Committee on July 26 passed two bills to reorganize the cybersecurity operations of the DHS and demand it to report on how the Department is using vulnerability disclosure programs. [Read More]
Two spy hacker groups linked to Iran, OilRig and Greenbug, appear to have shared malware code [Read More]
A small group from North Korea's ruling elite has full access to the internet, according to Recorded Future, which analyzed internet traffic from this small group of officials. [Read More]
Trend Micro and ClearSky publish report on Operation Wilted Tulip, a cyber espionage campaign conducted by Iran-linked CopyKittens [Read More]
Kaspersky attributes more than 600 malware samples to a China-linked cyberspy group that has targeted Southeast Asia since at least 2012 [Read More]
Destructive cyber-attacks are increasing and are usually state-sponsored, analysis shows. Other than a few rare occurrences, most involve anything more than basic tools. [Read More]
FedEx says TNT is still working on restoring critical systems affected by the NotPetya malware, but some data may never be recovered [Read More]
The DarkHotel APT, known mostly for targeting business travelers, spotted attacking political figures via new methods [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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Oliver Rochford's picture
The lifting of certain sanctions may provide an alternative incentive to limit certain types of cyberwar activity.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
It’s critical to recognize that there will always be virtual ways in which terrorists and other criminals can create threats that no border process or physical security program can stop.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Thomas Rid, Professor in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, joins the podcast to discuss the lack of nuance in the crypto debate and the future of global cyber conflict.
James McFarlin's picture
If there were any lingering doubts that cybersecurity is a geopolitical issue with global implications, such opinions were cast on the rocks by discussions this past week at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
James McFarlin's picture
The overall industry tone of caution around active defenses may be calibrated to defuse the notion rather than taking the argument, buying time for other alternatives to surface.
James McFarlin's picture
Does a dangerous threat lie with ISIS’s possible use of cyber weapons against American critical infrastructure, financial system or other targets? Will such attacks be attempted and do the capabilities exist within ISIS to do so?
James McFarlin's picture
Creative disruption, where a paradigm shift in thinking replaces an existing order, may be an elusive concept but its power as a driving force of human behavior cannot be denied.
James McFarlin's picture
One can only hope our nation’s alarm clocks wake up and stir our national leaders’ imaginations before a cyber incident of the magnitude of 9/11 results in the need for a “Cyber Strikes Commission Report.”
Tal Be'ery's picture
Defenders should use their "Strategic Depth" to mitigate attacks not on the perimeter but deeper within their network where they can leverage on their strategic advantage.
Jeffrey Carr's picture
The term “Tipping Point” is controversial because it has been so widely misused and loosely applied; two abuses that I often see in the cyber security marketplace.