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Microsoft believes a single state-sponsored threat group — linked by others to China — has exploited the new Exchange zero-days to hack less than 10 organizations. [Read More]
In this Q&A from the SecurityWeek CISO Forum, venture capital investors discuss the state of cybersecurity investments, business strategies in a confusing economic climate, predictions on hot and not-so-hot product categories, and what happens with all those cybersecurity unicorns. [Read More]
Microsoft has confirmed that it’s aware of two Exchange Server zero-day vulnerabilities being exploited in targeted attacks. [Read More]
Part of the Cicada group, Witchetty has been observed progressively updating its toolset in recent attacks against Middle Eastern and African targets. [Read More]
Microsoft intercepts a Lazarus sub-group rigging popular open source software utilities to plant dangerous malware implants. [Read More]
The funding frenzy in the software supply chain space now includes Ox Security, an Israeli startup that just raised a whopping $34 million in seed funding. [Read More]
Hackers, possibly Chinese cyberspies, have been using a new technique to install persistent backdoors in VMware ESXi hypervisors, giving them significant capabilities while making detection more difficult. [Read More]
Hackings, network sabotage and other cyber warfare campaigns are being intensely deployed by both sides as Russia's invasion of Ukraine grinds on, though the covert operations have not proved decisive on the battlefield -- at least so far. [Read More]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to former U.S. security contractor Edward Snowden, according to a decree signed Monday by the Russian leader. [Read More]
The Ukrainian government is proactively warning that Russia is planning “massive cyberattacks” against critical infrastructure targets in the energy sector. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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Galina Antova's picture
There are seven immediate steps you can take to put your organization on the path toward better situational awareness and risk reduction to protect critical infrastructure.
Landon Winkelvoss's picture
In the event of Russian cyberwarfare, reviewing the industries, styles, and objectives of their attacks can help organizations to prepare and implement more robust defenses.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Plausible deniability provides a massive operational leeway to military operations in cyberspace, enabling governments to take actions without risking an all-out war.
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.