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Officials say Russia and Iran have obtained some voter registration data, aiming to interfere in the November election. [Read More]
The Kremlin on Tuesday denied US claims that Russian military intelligence was behind cyber attacks targeting Ukraine's power grid, the 2017 French election and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. [Read More]
The NSA this week released an advisory containing information on 25 vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited or targeted by Chinese state-sponsored threat actors. [Read More]
Chinese state-sponsored hackers are targeting a Cisco Discovery Protocol vulnerability disclosed earlier this year. [Read More]
The UK says Russia launched cyberattacks against organizations involved in the now-postponed 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games that were set to take place in Tokyo this summer. [Read More]
The U.S. has charged six Russian intelligence officers for their role in several major cyberattacks attributed to the Sandworm group, including the NotPetya, Industroyer and Olympic Destroyer attacks. [Read More]
Google says its Threat Analysis Group (TAG) hasn’t observed any significant coordinated influence campaigns that are targeting United States voters on its platform. [Read More]
Iran’s cybersecurity authority acknowledged cyberattacks on two governmental departments this week, state media reported Thursday. [Read More]
Cyber warriors on NATO's eastern edge are warning that the growing number of people working from home globally due to the pandemic is increasing vulnerability to cyber attacks. [Read More]
Norway's government on Tuesday said that it believes Russia was behind an August cyber attack targeting the email system of the country's parliament. [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.