NATO to create cyber rapid response force, increase cyber defense aid to Ukraine

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 29, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP NATO announced plans Wednesday for a commitment to create a rapid response cyber force and to bolster military partnerships with civil…

Research questions potentially dangerous implications of Ukraine's IT Army

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 22, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The European Union and NATO are not fully grappling with the potential consequences of Ukraine’s IT Army, a volunteer group that…

Denial-of-service disrupts Finnish government sites during Zelenskyy speech

Written by Tim Starks Apr 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A denial-of-service attack knocked the websites for Finland’s defense and foreign ministries offline Friday, the government there said, just as Ukrainian…

NATO, G-7 leaders promise bulwark against retaliatory Russian cyberattacks

Written by Tim Starks Mar 24, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Western leaders committed Thursday to ratcheting up defenses against Russian cyberattacks on Ukraine and other allies, vowing to improve threat information…

Ukraine, looking to fortify itself against Russian attacks, admitted to NATO cyber center

Written by Suzanne Smalley Mar 4, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP NATO nations voted unanimously on Friday to admit Ukraine to their Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), a development which…

NATO countries' refugee management may have been targeted by Belarus-linked hackers

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 2, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A hacking group with a history of phishing attacks and disinformation against NATO nations may be using compromised Ukrainian armed service…

Conversation with a top Ukrainian cyber official: What we know, what we don't, what it means

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 31, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Cybersecurity officials in Ukraine issued a warning Monday about yet another phishing attack using either compromised or spoofed government email addresses,…

Spyware providers are flocking to international arms fairs to sell to NATO foes

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP European and Middle Eastern spyware and surveillance firms are marketing intrusion software to adversaries of the U.S., its intelligence allies and…

EU takes aim at Russia over 'Ghostwriter' hacking campaign against politicians, government officials

The European Union formally blamed Russia on Friday, just ahead of this weekend’s German elections, for a hacking campaign targeting EU government officials and politicians. And the EU is threatening…