U.S. conducted cyberattack on suspected Iranian spy ship

The United States recently conducted a cyberattack against an Iranian military ship that had been collecting intelligence on cargo vessels in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, according to three U.S. officials. The operation was intended to inhibit Read More …

Satellites and the specter of IoT attacks

In the vast expanse of space, satellites orbit silently, serving as the connected backbone of our modern world. A fast-proliferating network of satellites forms the critical infrastructure that supports global communication, navigation, weather forecasting, defensive operations and more. Today’s global Read More …

Hacktivist attacks erupt in Middle East following Hamas assault on Israel

Groups range from known collectives to new outfits eager to raise their profile Hacktivism efforts have proliferated rapidly in the Middle East following the official announcement of a war between Palestine and Israel.… The escalation was spurred by a deadly Read More …

Rules of engagement issued to hacktivists after chaos

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has, for the first time, published rules of engagement for civilian hackers involved in conflicts. The organisation warns unprecedented numbers of people are joining patriotic cyber-gangs since the Ukraine invasion. The eight Read More …

Ukraine war: Cyber-teams fight a high-tech war on front lines

Ukraine cyber-operators are being deployed on the front lines of the war, duelling close-up with their Russian counterparts in a new kind of high-tech battle. “We have people who are directly involved in combat,” says Illia Vitiuk, the head of Read More …

What is the status of US, Israel cyberwars?

On June 19, 2022, false rocket-warning sirens were activated in Jerusalem and Eilat, caused by a stunning cyber attack by Iran. Israel’s cyber authorities at the time tried to downplay the hack, which seemed to have significant national security implications. Read More …

Why is it so rare to hear about Western cyber-attacks?

A cyber-attack that took over iPhones at a Russian technology company is being blamed on US government hackers. Could the attack, and the response from the Russian government, be rewriting the narrative of who the good guys and bad guys Read More …

Australian cyber-op attacked ISIL with the terrifying power of Rickrolling

Commanders in the field persuaded to give up, let their guard down, run around and desert their posts Australia’s Signals Directorate, the signals intelligence organization, has revealed it employed zero-click attacks on devices used by fighters for Islamic State of Read More …

China issues report on U.S. CIA’s cyberattacks on other countries

China on Thursday released an investigation report revealing an “empire of hackers” of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States, one of the major intelligence agencies of the country’s federal government. Over a long period, the CIA has Read More …

UK spies waging cyber attacks to ‘weaken adversaries’ including Russia and Iran

GCHQ has revealed details of the UK’s National Cyber Force (NCF), which it says carries out cyber operations on a daily basis to protect against threats to the UK, including espionage, terrorism and serious crime. With weeks to go until Read More …