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Pentagon launches first cyber operation Analyses & Assessments

Pentagon launches first cyber operation

U.S. Cyber Command has begun targeting Russian operatives, warning them that the military is tracking their activities in an attempt to deter them...

GreyEnergy: Hackers targeting companies in Ukraine Analyses & Assessments

GreyEnergy: Hackers targeting companies in Ukraine

A hacking group believed to be linked to Russia called GreyEnergy has been targeting energy and critical infrastructure companies in Ukraine....

NCSC: Major cyberattack could hit UK soon Analyses & Assessments

NCSC: Major cyberattack could hit UK soon

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned that a major life-threatening cyberattack on the UK will take place in the near future. In its...

35 million US voter records being sold on Dark Web Analyses & Assessments

35 million US voter records being sold on Dark Web

Up to 35 million US voter records from 19 states have been found up for sale on a popular hacking forum, security researchers have discovered. The...

Facebook: 29 million users affected by breach Analyses & Assessments

Facebook: 29 million users affected by breach

Facebook said hackers had gained access to 29 million users’ accounts in a massive data breach last month. The company downgraded its initial...

Pentagon data breach exposes nearly 30,000 personnel Analyses & Assessments

Pentagon data breach exposes nearly 30,000 personnel

The Pentagon has revealed that a security breach of US Department of Defense travel records may have compromised the personal information of nearly...

Chinese intel officer charged with espionage Analyses & Assessments

Chinese intel officer charged with espionage

A top intelligence officer for the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS) has been arrested and indicted on charges of economic espionage and...

Chinese spy chip uncovered at major US telecom Analyses & Assessments

Chinese spy chip uncovered at major US telecom

A major US telecommunications company discovered a malicious implant on a Supermicro server. The report comes after Bloomberg Businessweek’s article...

New US weapons systems easy to hack Analyses & Assessments

New US weapons systems easy to hack

The US Department of Defense’s (DOD) new computerized weapons systems currently under development is peppered with security vulnerabilities that...

Google+ shutting down after massive user data leak Analyses & Assessments

Google+ shutting down after massive user data leak

Google announced it is shutting down Google Plus after discovering a security vulnerability that exposed the personal data of up to 500,000 users....

US, UK back Amazon & Apple’s over Chinese microchip hack Analyses & Assessments

US, UK back Amazon & Apple’s over Chinese microchip hack

US and UK officials have both released statements in support of Apple, Amazon and Supermicro saying there is no reason to doubt their assessments...

China planted ‘spy’ chips in Apple & Amazon servers Analyses & Assessments

China planted ‘spy’ chips in Apple & Amazon servers

A Chinese military unit implanted tiny microchips –no larger than a grain of rice - onto the motherboards of servers used by around 30 US companies...

North Korea’s APT38 behind bank heists Analyses & Assessments

North Korea’s APT38 behind bank heists

North Korean-linked hacking group APT38 has stolen hundreds of millions of dollars in bank heists spanning across at least 11 countries, security...

UK accuses GRU of ‘reckless’ cyberattacks Analyses & Assessments

UK accuses GRU of ‘reckless’ cyberattacks

The British government has accused Russia’s military intelligence unit GRU of being behind a series of “reckless” cyberattacks ordered by President...

Facebook discloses security breach affecting 50 million users Analyses & Assessments

Facebook discloses security breach affecting 50 million users

The social media company said hackers have stolen the digital login codes of 50 million users which gives them access to the user’s private data....

White House unveils new cyber security policy Analyses & Assessments

White House unveils new cyber security policy

President Trump’s National Cyber Strategy identifies bold new steps the Federal Government will take to protect America from cyber threats and...

BA hack: Magecart the suspect Analyses & Assessments

BA hack: Magecart the suspect

US cyber-security firm RiskIQ said today its researchers have “traced the breach” of 380,000 sets of payment information belonging to customers of...

BA data theft: Customers financials compromised Analyses & Assessments

BA data theft: Customers financials compromised

British Airways has notified the police data theft after at least 380,000 of customers credit card information has been hacked from its website and...

Manage your network Analyses & Assessments

Manage your network

China is using popular professional networking website LinkedIn to recruit spies. LinkedIn has 560 million active members from across the globe....

Israeli company that hacked for UAE is sued Analyses & Assessments

Israeli company that hacked for UAE is sued

The government of the United Arab Emirates used Israeli phone-hacking technology to spy on political and regional rivals as well as members of the...