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DHS memo claims China-based drone maker DJI is sending data on U.S. critical infrastructure and law enforcement to the Chinese government [Read More]
Saudi authorities said Monday they had detected an "advanced" cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt government computers. [Read More]
Researchers discovered new Android malware apparently being used by the North Korea-linked Lazarus group to target users in South Korea [Read More]
MuddyWater attacks on Middle Eastern entities are difficult to attribute, despite being analyzed by several security firms [Read More]
The U.S. government introduced greater transparency into the process by which government agencies decide whether to disclose or stockpile the cyber vulnerabilities they discover. [Read More]
Russia has launched cyber attacks on the UK media, telecoms and energy sectors in the past year, Britain's cyber security chief said Wednesday amid reports of Russian interference in the Brexit referendum. [Read More]
New malware used by Chinese cyberspies in highly targeted attacks is delivered via Windows Control Panel (CPL) files [Read More]
NATO members have agreed to increase the use of cyber weaponry and tactics during military operations, with the alliance also upgrading other capabilities to combat a resurgent Russia. [Read More]
Russia-linked cyber espionage group APT28 (Fancy Bear) delivers malware using recently disclosed technique involving Microsoft Office files and DDE [Read More]
Vietnam-linked cyberespionage group known as OceanLotus and APT32 rivals the notorious Russian group Turla in sophistication [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.