US looking at media report that Israel used AI to identify bombing targets in Gaza

The United States was looking into a media report that the Israeli military has been using artificial intelligence to help identify bombing targets in Gaza, White House national security spokesperson John Kirby told CNN in an interview on Thursday. The Read More …

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 …

Ukraine’s DELTA military system users targeted by info-stealing malware

A compromised Ukrainian Ministry of Defense email account was found sending phishing emails and instant messages to users of the ‘DELTA’ situational awareness program to infect systems with information-stealing malware. The campaign was highlighted in a report today by CERT-UA Read More …

U.S. Special Operations Command Paid $500,000 to Secretive Location Data Firm

A section of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), a part of the military tasked with counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, and special reconnaissance, paid half a million dollars to a company that sells access to location data harvested from ordinary apps installed on Read More …

Cyberwarfare in space: Satellites at risk of hacker attacks

There’s an urgent need for NATO and its member countries to address the cybersecurity of space-based satellite control systems because they’re vulnerable to cyberattacks – and if left unaddressed, it could have severe consequences for global security, a new paper from a Read More …