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A Romanian national accused of operating bulletproof hosting services for the Gozi banking trojan was extradited to the United States from Colombia. [Read More]
Multiple malware families were recently identified in attacks targeting entities in Ukraine. [Read More]
An actively exploited Chrome zero-day for which Google released a patch on July 4 has been linked to an Israeli spyware company and used in targeted attacks in the Middle East. [Read More]
Google and the EU have issued separate warnings over Russian cyberattacks and misinformation campaigns. [Read More]
Belgium says at least four Chinese hacking groups have launched targeted attacks against its Interior and Defence ministries. China denies it. [Read More]
MDR platform provider Huntress has shelled out $22 million to acquire Curricula, a startup in the growing security awareness business. [Read More]
Prominent cybersecurity executive Katie Moussouris is calling on the U.S. government to resist the urge to match China’s reported mandates around early vulnerability disclosure directly to the government. [Read More]
Thai activists involved in the country’s pro-democracy protests had their cell phones or other devices infected and attacked with government-sponsored spyware. [Read More]
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday rollout included fixes for multiple high-severity vulnerabilities in Azure Site Recovery. [Read More]
Redmond's Salus tool works across platforms including Windows, Linux, and Mac to generate SBOMs based on the SPDX specification. [Read More]

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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.
Danelle Au's picture
The building blocks for a robust cybersecurity strategy are not uniquely different from security requirements for a traditional enterprise...
Oliver Rochford's picture
When the Chinese government states that it is not behind most of these attacks – it is possibly telling the truth. That the Chinese government has offensive cyber capabilities are not disputed. What is not a given is that all of this activity has been officially prompted or sanctioned.