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The tools and TTPs used by the threat group behind the Triton/Trisis malware show that the hackers are focused on maintaining access to compromised systems. [Read More]
The Flame platform was believed dead following public exposure in 2012, but recently discovered evidence suggests that it remained alive, albeit very well hidden, security researchers at Alphabet-owned Chronicle reveal. [Read More]
The discovery of Duqu 1.5 shows that the threat actor behind the malware did not go dark, as previously believed, after their operations were exposed in 2011. [Read More]
New details emerge about the malware stored on the USB drive carried by the Chinese woman arrested at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. [Read More]
Cyber attackers targeted half the member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development that held national elections in 2018, the agency that monitors Canada's telecoms networks said. [Read More]
Canada's foreign minister warned Friday that outside interference in the country's upcoming parliamentary election was "very likely". [Read More]
Some of the top research universities in the US are cutting ties with Chinese tech giant Huawei as the company faces allegations of bank fraud and trade theft. [Read More]
Britain has identified "significant" issues in Huawei's engineering processes that pose "new risks" for the nation's telecommunications, a government report found Thursday amid lingering global suspicion over the Chinese technology giant. [Read More]
Norwegian metals and energy giant Norsk Hydro is working on restoring systems after being hit by ransomware, but the company says it does not plan on paying the hackers. [Read More]
Ukraine's security service believes it's prepared to prevent Russia from interfering in its upcoming election. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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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.
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.”