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Iranian hacking groups APT33 and APT34 have been working together for the past 3 years to target dozens of organizations worldwide, and their attacks involved some of the enterprise VPN vulnerabilities disclosed last year. [Read More]
The Israeli military said the Hamas militant group made attempts to hack soldiers’ phones by posing as young, attractive women on social media, striking up friendships and persuading them into downloading malware. [Read More]
Huawei was hit with US criminal charges in a 16-count indictment alleging a "decades-long" effort to steal trade secrets from American companies. [Read More]
Security firm Cybereason has been tracking recent espionage campaigns targeting the Middle East and specifically focused on entities and individuals in the Palestinian territories. [Read More]
Swiss authorities have opened an investigation into allegations a Switzerland-based maker of encryption devices was a front operated by the CIA and West German intelligence that enabled them to break the codes of the countries that used their products. [Read More]
US and German intelligence services raked in the top secret communications of governments around the world for decades through their hidden control of a top encryption company, Crypto AG, US, German and Swiss media reported Tuesday. [Read More]
Since the Obama administration accused five Chinese military agents of hacking U.S. industrial companies in 2014, the number of companies allegedly targeted by Chinese hackers has only grown. [Read More]
Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with hacking into the networks of the Equifax and stealing corporate trade secrets and the personal information or roughly 145 million Americans. [Read More]
Iran repelled a cyberattack on Saturday that disrupted the country's internet services for an hour, a telecommunications ministry official said. [Read More]
FBI Director Chris Wray says Russia is engaged in “information warfare” heading into the 2020 presidential election, though he said law enforcement has not seen ongoing efforts by Russia to target America’s election infrastructure. [Read More]

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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.
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.