UK's New Cyber Strategy Designed to Boost Position as 'Global Cyber Power'

UK's New Cyber Strategy Designed to Boost Position as 'Global Cyber Power' The UK government has published a new national cyber strategy to bolster the nation’s defensive and offensive capabilities…

Microsoft seizes domains used to attack 29 governments across Latin America, Caribbean, Europe

Microsoft has announced the seizure of dozens of domains used in attacks by the China-based APT group Nickel on governments and NGOs across Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean.  In…

Didi to leave Wall St listing for Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Image: Getty Images Ride hailing app Didi announced it was preparing to leave the New York Stock Exchange in a small note released on Friday. “[Didi Global] today announced that…

Stealthy ‘WIRTE’ Gang Targets Middle Eastern Governments

Kaspersky researchers suspect that the cyberattackers may be a subgroup of the politically motivated, Palestine-focused Gaza Cybergang. A threat actor tracked as WIRTE has been assaulting Middle East governments since…

UK and Israel Pledge Greater Cooperation in Cybersecurity

UK and Israel Pledge Greater Cooperation in Cybersecurity The UK and Israel have signed a new agreement promising increased cooperation in cybersecurity. The 10-year ‘memorandum of understanding’ was signed yesterday…

US, UK, and Australia pin Iran for exploiting Fortinet and Exchange holes

Image: Fortinet, ZDNet Cyber authorities across the US, UK, and Australia have called for administrators to immediately patch a quartet of vulnerabilities — CVE-2021-34473, 2020-12812, 2019-5591, and 2018-13379 — after…

Iranian government-backed hackers target critical infrastructure with ransomware, US says

Written by Tim Starks Nov 17, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S., U.K. and Australian cyber agencies on Wednesday accused Iranian government-sponsored hacking groups of exploiting Microsoft and Fortinet vulnerabilities this year…

Ransomware fueled record year for UK cyber response

Written by Tim Starks Nov 17, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre fought a record number of digital intrusions in the past year, the agency reported, driven…

Mandiant links Belarus to Ghostwriter campaign, which leaked stolen data and pushed disinformation

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Belarusian government is partially responsible for a years-long influence operation targeting Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, according to research published Tuesday.…

China looks to classify online data in draft security laws

China has released draft regulations that seek to classify online data based on their importance to national security and public interest, amongst others. Data protection requirements then will be tied…