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The White House publicly accused North Korea of launching a massive cyberattack that hit 150 countries last May -- hobbling networks from Britain's public health system to FedEx. [Read More]
The United States officially accused North Korea late Monday of carrying out the massive WannaCry attack that infected some 300,000 computers in 150 countries earlier this year. [Read More]
Accusations that the Kremlin is meddling in Western domestic affairs have heightened fears over Russian hackers, trolls and state-controlled media. [Read More]
Researchers believe Iran used the Triton/Trisis ICS malware to attack a critical infrastructure organization in Saudi Arabia [Read More]
A new piece of malware designed to target ICS, named "Triton", has been used in an attack on a critical infrastructure organization and the goal may have been to cause physical damage [Read More]
The US Army will soon send teams of cyber warriors to the battlefield as the military increasingly looks to take the offensive against enemy computer networks. [Read More]
US President Donald Trump signs National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018, which bans the use of Kaspersky products by government agencies [Read More]
Organizations are getting better at detecting breaches, but attackers are also working on improving their tactics and techniques [Read More]
Iranian cyber espionage group tracked as OilRig and APT34 has been exploiting the recently patched Equation Editor vulnerability in Office to deliver malware [Read More]
Man accused by US authorities of hacking HBO linked by researchers to the Iranian cyber espionage group Charming Kitten [Read More]

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Oliver Rochford's picture
We have an entire commercial class of security professional, but very few hackers. Where are our cyberwarriors? Where will they be when we really need them? With us, or against us?
Alan Wlasuk's picture
The world’s expectations of breach-proof SSL certification agencies have been shattered. As expected all of the ruling bodies that control the Internet have rallied to identify the root causes of these breaches and are working on future preventable mechanisms.
Idan Aharoni's picture
The worlds of counter terrorism and fraud prevention should increase their ties. Systems that are already implemented in one world may be applied to the other. Solution providers and policy makers from both worlds need to meet up and share ideas, thoughts and experience for the benefit of both.
Robert Vamosi's picture
Protecting Internet connected devices from the start and protecting them at the chip level needs to be a priority. But do we really need a full-scale cyber attack to make that so?
Alan Wlasuk's picture
Cyber Will be part of any future conflict, whether it's a nation state or terrorism, according to a long time CIA veteran. We are looking towards a time when nations will launch online attacks and extremist groups will add cyber attacks to their tactics.
Ram Mohan's picture
Soldiers more comfortable studying code on a laptop screen than staring down the sights of a rifle will play a key role in future battles. The weapons stockpiles of the future will include stashes of zero-day vulnerabilities, botnets, control codes and sophisticated malware.
Mike Lennon's picture
Many experts believe the incident was a state-sponsored attack connected to foreign governments, and though the IMF has been quiet on the issue, if this is the case, it’s likely that the attacker is an IMF member.
Irida Xheneti's picture
The risks are real, and growing more complex by the month. That doesn't mean you're powerless to keep your infrastructure and data secure.
Noa Bar-Yosef's picture
Governments around the globe are adopting very different approaches to how citizens can engage online. Sometimes it has proven to be a double-edged sword.
Terry Cutler's picture
It appears that Canada’s Finance, Defense Research and Development departments, as well as the Treasury Board, were hacked back in February. Although confirmation is pending, the attack seems to be the work of patriot hackers, using computer servers based in China.