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New versions of the MM Core APT malware target not only the Middle East and Central Asia, but also organizations in the U.S. and Africa [Read More]
Experts cast doubt over reports that Russian military intelligence used Android malware to track Ukrainian artillery forces [Read More]
US officials claim electric grid was hacked by Russia, but the affected utility said malware was found on only one laptop that was not connected to the grid [Read More]
From Russia's most powerful security agencies to obscure firms with meaningless names, here is a look at the entities sanctioned by the United States for alleged hacking targeting November's presidential election. [Read More]
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Thursday published a Joint Analysis Report (JAR) to detail the tools and infrastructure that Russian hackers used in attacks against the United States election. [Read More]
US President-elect Donald Trump pledged to meet with leaders of the intelligence community next week in order to be updated on the facts on election related hacks by Russia. [Read More]
The Obama administration is thought to be finalizing its response to Russian interference in the 2016 election, which could include any combination of economic sanctions, criminal indictments or a cyber response. [Read More]
Russia-linked cyberespionage group Fancy Bear (aka APT28 and Pawn Storm) tracked Ukrainian troops using Android malware [Read More]
The latest power outages in Ukraine may have been caused by a cyberattack, according to the national energy company Ukrenergo [Read More]
Two APT groups used the same Flash Player zero-day to spy on Turkish citizens living in Turkey and various European countries [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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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.
Eric Knapp's picture
Enemy infrastructure is and always has been an important military target. The difference is that with increasingly automated and connected infrastructure, the ability for an enemy to target these systems digitally has increased, putting these systems at greater risk.
Mark Hatton's picture
I believe that no other nation can match the capabilities of the United States military, but at the same time, matching the level of resources and investment in cyber being made by nation states such as China could prove impossible.