Cyberattacks to critical infrastructure threaten our safety and well-being

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Our critical infrastructures are growing increasingly complex as the number of devices and connections in these systems continues to grow. (Shutterstock) Jason Jaskolka, Carleton University What…

Cybersecurity in the Pacific: how island nations are building their online defences

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Carsten Rudolph, Monash University; James Boorman, Monash University, and Monica Whitty, Monash University Leaders of several Pacific nations met in Fiji last week to strengthen ties…

How much damage could a Russian cyberattack do in the US?

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Scott Jasper, Naval Postgraduate School U.S. intelligence analysts have determined that Moscow would consider a cyberattack against the U.S. as the Ukraine crisis grows. As a…

World’s Largest Darknet Market Shut Down, $25 Million in Bitcoin Seized

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – World’s Largest Darknet Market Shut Down, $25 Million in Bitcoin Seized Home&nbsp/ Advanced Threats World’s Largest Darknet Market Shut Down, $25 Million in Bitcoin…

Budget 2022: $9.9 billion towards cyber security aims to make Australia a key ‘offensive’ cyber player

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University In the 2022 federal budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg launched a range of vote-winning initiatives – one of which included a breathtaking…

Major German fuel storage provider hit with cyberattack, working under limited operations

Written by Tonya Riley Feb 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A cyberattack struck major German oil storage company Oiltanking GmbH Group on Sunday, the company confirmed to CyberScoop in a statement.…

Global Affairs Canada Was Recently Hit by a Cyberattack

The Government of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is responsible for the country’s diplomatic and consular relations, foreign trade, and the oversight of international development and humanitarian aid…

Large-scale cyberattack halts Red Cross work reuniting families, exposes confidential data

Written by Tonya Riley Jan 19, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A cyberattack compromised personal and confidential data on more than half a million people helped by at least 60 Red Cross…

Ukrainian government websites hacked amid rising regional security anxiety

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A series of Ukrainian government websites were temporarily unavailable Friday in what appeared to be a coordinated cyberattack against the backdrop…

New research analyzes industrial cybersecurity maturity

Written by CyberScoop Staff Jan 11, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP As the frequency and severity of cyberattacks on industrial organizations increase, defenders struggle to keep ahead of threats. Security leaders know…