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As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them. [Read More]
McAfee says that it has discovered a new global cyberattack campaign that targets nuclear, defense, energy, and financial companies using fileless malware. [Read More]
The United States said that China was behind the massive hack of data from hotel giant Marriott, part of an ongoing global campaign of cyber-theft run by Beijing. [Read More]
Super Micro says it has conducted a thorough investigation following the recent Bloomberg report, but claims it has found “absolutely no evidence of malicious hardware” on its motherboards. [Read More]
The European Union and its citizens should be "worried" about telecoms giant Huawei and other Chinese firms that cooperate with Beijing's intelligence services, official warns. [Read More]
Some clues left behind by the hackers that breached Marriott suggest that they were conducting cyber espionage on behalf of the Chinese government, Reuters reports. [Read More]
The UK government has shared details on its vulnerability equities process (VEP), which is used to decide whether a government agency should disclose a discovered vulnerability or keep it secret for its own purposes. [Read More]
Ukraine accuses Russian intelligence of launching cyber attacks on the information and telecommunications systems of the country’s judiciary. [Read More]
Flash Player zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-15982 used to target hospital of the Russian presidential administration. Attack possibly related to the recent Kerch Strait incident involving Russia and Ukraine. [Read More]
Appeals court upholds the U.S. government’s ban on Kaspersky Lab software, rejecting claims that the decision is an unconstitutional legislative punishment. [Read More]

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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.
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.