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TikTok denies sharing Indian users' data with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the wildly popular app in a sharp deterioration of relations with Beijing two weeks after a deadly border clash. [Read More]
Australia unveiled the "largest-ever" boost in cybersecurity spending, days after Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke out about a wave of state-sponsored attacks suspected to have been carried out by China. [Read More]
Foreign hackers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to undermine institutions and threaten critical infrastructure, a top U.S. military cyber official said Thursday, June 25, 2020. [Read More]
Australia's prime minister said Friday his country was under a broad cyberattack from a "state-based actor" targeting government, public services and businesses, with suspicions falling on China. [Read More]
In a recent campaign, the elusive InvisiMole group has been targeting a small number of high-profile organizations in the military sector and diplomatic missions in Eastern Europe. [Read More]
Organizations in the aerospace and military sectors were compromised in a highly targeted cyber-espionage campaign that shows a possible link to North Korean hackers. [Read More]
A specialized CIA unit that developed hacking tools and cyber weapons didn’t do enough to protect its own operations and wasn't prepared to respond when its secrets were exposed, according to an internal report. [Read More]
Over a dozen U.S. officials have sent a letter to Juniper Networks to ask about the results of the investigation it launched in 2015 following the discovery of a backdoor in its products. [Read More]
Malicious attacks targeting the United States utilities sector last year were observed employing a previously unknown malware family that allows hackers to take over compromised systems. [Read More]
The Russian Foreign Ministry angrily rejected Germany’s allegations over Russian intelligence involvement in a cyberattack against the German parliament. [Read More]

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Gunter Ollmann's picture
While global corporations have been targeted by Iran-linked threat actors, the escalating tensions in recent weeks will inevitably bring more repercussions as tools and tactics change with new strategic goals.
Justin Fier's picture
Against the ongoing backdrop of cyber conflict between nation states and escalating warnings from the Department of Homeland Security, critical infrastructure is becoming a central target for threat actors.
Galina Antova's picture
We must recognize industrial cyberattacks as tactics in a new form of “economic warfare” being waged between nation-states to gain economic and political advantage without having to pay the price of open combat.
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.