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Russian spies hacked a Ukrainian energy company at the center of the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump. [Read More]
Industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos has identified seven threat groups that have targeted electric utilities in North America. [Read More]
Kuwait on Wednesday denied reports that the United States had decided to withdraw its troops from the Gulf state, saying the Twitter account of its official news agency had been hacked. [Read More]
Iran struck back at the United States for the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani firing a series of surface-to-surface missiles at two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops early Jan. 8th. [Read More]
The US Department of Homeland Security has issued warnings about the possibility of cyberattacks launched by Iran in response to the killing of Qassem Soleimani. [Read More]
Austria's foreign ministry has been targeted by a "serious cyber attack", officials said, warning another country could be responsible. [Read More]
The popular UAE-developed mobile application ToTok has returned to the Google Play Store after it was removed on claims it was being used for government spying. [Read More]
A group claiming to be hackers from Iran breached the website of a little-known US government agency on Saturday and posted messages vowing revenge for Washington's killing of top military commander Qasem Soleimani. [Read More]
Iran’s retaliation for the United States' targeted killing of general Qassem Soleimani is likely to include cyberattacks, security experts warned. [Read More]
Many cybersecurity experts believe Iran could respond with cyberattacks to the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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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.