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The US government has moved to block federal agencies from buying software from Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, amid concerns about the company's links to intelligence services in Moscow. [Read More]
NATO is providing Ukraine with new equipment for key government institutions and authorities, which will enable Ukraine to investigate who is behind certain cyber-attacks. [Read More]
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has signed into law a cybercrime bill targeting online crime and militancy by groups such as the Taliban and Islamic State, officials said. [Read More]
Hackers used template injection to phish credentials in recent attacks targeting critical infrastructure companies in the U.S. and Europe [Read More]
Threat actor targets several prominent Chinese-language news websites in phishing, malware and reconnaissance attacks [Read More]
According to the German federal domestic intelligence service (BfV) 2016 annual report, understanding geopolitics is key to understanding the perpetrators and victims of cyber espionage. [Read More]
The recent devastating NotPetya attack might have been launched by the same threat group that previously used the Russia-linked BlackEnergy malware family in attacks against Ukraine, security researchers reveal. [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on the destructive attacks involving the wiper malware known as Petya.A, Petrwrap, NotPetya, exPetr and GoldenEye [Read More]
Pro-ISIS hacking group Team System DZ is continuing its website defacement campaign, after compromising several websites in Ohio and Maryland. [Read More]
Shadow Brokers claim their monthly subscription service is a success and they threatened to expose the identity of a former NSA hacker [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.