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Balance Theory, a seed-stage startup working on technology to help security teams collaborate and manage data flows securely, has closed a $3 million funding round. [Read More]
Albanian prosecutors have asked for the house arrest of five public employees they blame for not protecting the country from a cyberattack by alleged Iranian hackers. [Read More]
According to data from Tenable, more than 70 percent of global organizations remain vulnerable to the Log4Shell flaw as of October this year. [Read More]
Sphere Technology Solutions, a New Jersey startup building technology to help defenders clean up excessive and unnecessary access, raises a $31 million Series B round. [Read More]
Google has linked three exploitation frameworks, as well as several vulnerabilities that were likely zero-days at one point, to Spanish commercial spyware vendor Variston. [Read More]
The Bahamut APT has been targeting Android users with trojanized versions of the legitimate VPN applications SoftVPN and OpenVPN. [Read More]
The European Parliament website was hit by a cyberattack claimed by pro-Russian hackers shortly after lawmakers approved a resolution calling Moscow a "state sponsor of terrorism". [Read More]
Security researchers at Proofpoint call attention to the discovery of a commercial red-teaming attack tool called Nighthawk, warning that the command-and-control framework is likely to be abused by threat actors. [Read More]
Facebook parent Meta says the US military was behind tens of recently removed accounts, pages and groups that were part of an influence operation. [Read More]
Microsoft has warned organizations about the risks associated with Boa, a discontinued web server, after hackers exploited it in attacks aimed at a power grid. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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Galina Antova's picture
There are seven immediate steps you can take to put your organization on the path toward better situational awareness and risk reduction to protect critical infrastructure.
Landon Winkelvoss's picture
In the event of Russian cyberwarfare, reviewing the industries, styles, and objectives of their attacks can help organizations to prepare and implement more robust defenses.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Plausible deniability provides a massive operational leeway to military operations in cyberspace, enabling governments to take actions without risking an all-out war.
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.