NATO releases revised AI strategy

On Wednesday (10 July 2024), NATO released its revised artificial intelligence (AI) strategy, which aims to accelerate the use of AI technologies within NATO in a safe and responsible way. AI or Artificial intelligence concept. It builds on one published Read More …

CIA allegedly made fake social media accounts to troll the Chinese government

The CIA allegedly launched a secret operation to troll Chinese officials and turn public opinion against them through leaked intelligence and negative news on social media. Reuters reports the operation began in 2019 and was also aimed at causing paranoia Read More …

The Building Resilience to Cognitive Warfare Technical Exchange Meeting

In September 2023, MITRE hosted a Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) titled Building Resilience to Cognitive Warfare with participants from MITRE, the Department of Defense, and the Australian Defense Force, whic h focused on securing the cognitive domain, including identifying national-level Read More …

Buying Spying: How the commercial surveillance industry works and what can be done about it

Private sector firms have been involved in discovering and selling exploits for many years, but there is a rise in turnkey espionage solutions. Commercial Surveillance Vendors (CSVs) offer pay-to-play tools that bundle an exploit chain designed to get past security Read More …

Iran accelerates cyber ops against Israel from chaotic start

Since Hamas attacked Israel in October 2023, Iranian government-aligned actors have launched a series of cyberattacks and influence operations (IO) intended to help the Hamas cause and weaken Israel and its political allies and business partners. Many of Iran’s immediate Read More …

U.S. DOD strategy warns emerging tech is ‘at the forefront’ of information threats

The Pentagon publicly released its strategy for operating in the information environment – which covers both physical and digital sources of information – on Friday, outlining how the agency plans to modernize its collecting, processing and sharing of data to Read More …

NSA, FBI, and CISA Release Cybersecurity Information Sheet on Deepfake Threats

Today, the National Security Agency (NSA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI), Contextualizing Deepfake Threats to Organizations, which provides an overview of synthetic media threats, techniques, Read More …

Turkish intelligence uncovers ‘ghost’ Mossad network

After monthslong surveillance, Türkiye’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) has exposed a “ghost” cell of 56 operatives spying on non-Turkish nationals in the country on behalf of the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad. Documents from MIT revealed that the spies were gathering Read More …

Military leaders warn U.S. must prepare for cyber, infrastructure threat

The United States must immediately get ready for domestic, cyber-enabled attacks on critical domestic infrastructure and guard against foreign-initiated information operations targeted at the American people, according to speakers and panelists at an Association of the U.S. Army symposium on Read More …

Cadet Blizzard emerges as a novel and distinct Russian threat actor

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues into its second year and Microsoft continues to collaborate with global partners in response, the exposure of destructive cyber capabilities and information operations provide greater clarity into the tools and techniques used by Russian Read More …