Archive for the ‘Information Warfare’ Category

Cyber espionage campaign targets Asian countries since 2021

A cyber espionage group targets governments and state-owned organizations in multiple Asian countries since early 2021. Threat actors are targeting government and state-owned organizations in multiple Asian countries as parts of a cyber espionage campaign that remained under the radar since early 2021. “A distinct group of espionage attackers who were formerly associated with the […]

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FCC adds Kaspersky to Covered List due to unacceptable risks to national security

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) added Kaspersky to its Covered List because it poses unacceptable risks to U.S. national security. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) added multiple Kaspersky products and services to its Covered List saying that they pose unacceptable risks to U.S. national security. “The Federal Communications Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau today added […]

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Ukraine: how cyber-attacks became so important to the conflict

https://theconversation.com/ukraine-how-cyber-attacks-became-so-important-to-the-conflict-177266 For the past few weeks, Russia has been deploying military forces into strategic positions on Ukraine’s borders. However, there is another, virtual dimension to the escalating conflict: cyber-attacks on Ukrainian government and business websites and services. Although it is impossible to confirm the Russian state is behind these attacks, commentators have suggested that similar tactics form […]

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One Book Reveals the Future of the Chinese-American Conflict

In great-power competition, force is the coin of the realm. The Great Nightfall: Why We Must Win the New Cold War explains how.  Ambassador Middendorf delivers a seminal book for understanding military competition in an era of great-power competition. No one who is serious about the future security, prosperity and freedom of America should neglect this essential […]

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New campaign targeting security researchers

Over the past several months, the Threat Analysis Group has identified an ongoing campaign targeting security researchers working on vulnerability research and development at different companies and organizations. The actors behind this campaign, which we attribute to a government-backed entity based in North Korea, have employed a number of means to target researchers which we will […]

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Suspected Russian hackers spied on U.S. Treasury emails

Hackers believed to be working for Russia have been monitoring internal email traffic at the U.S. Treasury Department and an agency that decides internet and telecommunications policy, according to people familiar with the matter. Three of the people familiar with the investigation said Russia is currently believed to be behind the attack. Two of the […]

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Latest In U.S. Drone Technology

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U.S cybersecurity policies update

Image via Wikipedia By Greg Masters The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a defense bill that contains an amendment aimed at regulating the information security responsibilities and practices of federal agencies. The amendment, sponsored by Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and Rep. Diane Watson, D-Calif., updates the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and establishes […]

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The Smart Grid needs to get smart about security

Image via Wikipedia by Larry Karisny While following the Connectivity Show in Santa Clara California, I thought I should follow-up on the at Greentech Media’s annual Smart Grid conference in Palm Springs last week. I wanted to focus this article on Smart Grid security so I thought I should find some clear explanation of where […]

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Rise of cybercrime and management responsibility

Image via WikipediaAccording to SF Chronicle article by Deborah Gage (May 8, 2009, c2) consumer reports magazine’s annual “State of the Net” survey finds that cybercrimes has held steady since 2004, with one out of five consumers becoming victims in last two years at a cost to economy of $8 billion. Consumer report can be […]

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Cybersecurity and congressional hearing

Cybersecurity experts were at congress floor this week to discuss security strategy and threats to federal government infrastructure for not having an appropriate strategy and funding. “Where are we today in cyber security? From one perspective, we are in remarkably bad shape. In the last year, we have seen the networks of the two Presidential […]

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Cyber warfare and possibility of cybergeddon

Cyber warfare poses a serious threat to critical infrastructure of a country. It has been a major challenge for DoD officials, cyber attackers have already stolen tera byte of data from their infrastructure. Most of the security expert and FBI agree that cyber attacks pose biggest threat to US vital infrastructure. “Cybergeddon” our daily economy […]

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Cyber threats and overall security assessment

Image via Wikipedia In the past when senior management (execs) needed to understand the financial implication of cyber threats and their exposures, they turned their questionnaires toward IT for relevant answers. In other words IT risk assessment was the answer in the past to understand the financial implications of cyber threats. The IT risk assessment […]

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World Bank security breach and financial crisis

The World Bank controls the World’s banking system, creates plans and strategies to develop economies to protect countries from financial turmoil. This information is a treasure trove of data which can be manipulated for huge monetary or political gain. Amongst the financial crisis, a major security breach has been reported at World Bank that might […]

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