FBI: Iranian State Actors Conduct Cyber Operations Against the Government of Albania

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are releasing this joint Cybersecurity Advisory to provide information on recent cyber operations against the Government of Albania in July and September. This advisory provides a Read More …

New Wave of Espionage Activity Targets Asian Governments

A distinct group of espionage attackers who were formerly associated with the ShadowPad remote access Trojan (RAT) has adopted a new, diverse toolset to mount an ongoing campaign against a range of government and state-owned organizations in a number of Read More …

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Creates Security Risks With Implications for Cyber (Re)Insurance While War in Ukraine Develops

A sovereign Russian internet could lead to cyber criminal safe havens, greater confidence that large-scale attacks can be carried out without consequences, and intelligence blindspots, according to a new report published today by cyber risk analytics expert CyberCube. The research Read More …

China strongly condemns US cyber attacks on China’s Northwestern Polytechnical University

China strongly condemns the cyber attacks launched by the United States on China’s Northwestern Polytechnical University, and urges the U.S. side to offer an explanation and immediately stop its unlawful moves, Foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said Monday. It was Read More …

Russia, China, warn US its cyber support of Ukraine has consequences

Russia and China have each warned the United States that the offensive cyber-ops it ran to support Ukraine were acts of aggression that invite reprisal. The US has acknowledged it assisted Ukraine to shore up its cyber defences, conducted information Read More …

UK Government hackers made hundreds of thousands of stolen credit cards ‘worthless’ to crooks

A joint operation involving intelligence agency GCHQ and the Ministry of Defence took direct action against computer networks used by cyber criminals, helping to protect people against cyberattacks and also making hundreds of thousands of stolen credit cards worthless to Read More …

Hacking Russia was off-limits. The Ukraine war made it a free-for-all.

For more than a decade, U.S. cybersecurity experts have warned about Russian hacking that increasingly uses the labor power of financially motivated criminal gangs to achieve political goals, such as strategically leaking campaign emails. Prolific ransomware groups in the last Read More …

Russian space agency says hacking satellites is an act of war

Russia will consider any cyberattacks targeting Russian satellite infrastructure an act of war, as the country’s space agency director said in a TV interview. Dmitry Rogozin, the current head of the Russian Roscosmos State Space Corporation, added that such attempts Read More …

Hackers Become the Hacked: Anonymous’ Site Taken Down Following Declaration of ‘Cyberwar’ on Russia

The Anonymous hacker collective began attacking the Russian segment of the internet Friday in connection with the situation in Ukraine, targeting websites of Russian businesses, media, the military and various government agencies. A hacking group called Killnet claims to have Read More …

A free-for-all but no crippling cyberattacks in Ukraine war

Russia has some of the best hackers in the world, but in the early days of the war in Ukraine, its ability to create mayhem through malware hasn’t had much of a noticeable impact. Instead, it’s Ukraine that’s marshalled sympathetic Read More …