How Ukraine has defended itself against cyberattacks – lessons for the US

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  As missiles rain down on Ukraine’s telecommunications infrastructure, including Kyiv’s TV tower, hackers have been attacking in cyberspace. Sergei Supinsky/AFP via Getty Images Robert Peacock, Florida…

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…

Intelligence, information warfare, cyber warfare, electronic warfare – what they are and how Russia is using them in Ukraine

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Russian forces have the capability to jam signals from satellites, affecting communications and navigation. Vitaly V. Kuzmin/Wikimedia, CC BY-NC-SA Justin Pelletier, Rochester Institute of Technology Russia…

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…

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…

DDoS Attack and Data Wiper Malware hit Computers in Ukraine

As per ESET, the new data wiper malware has targeted hundreds of computer systems in Ukraine, while in one case the malware infiltrated the Microsoft Active Directory server of the…

SolarWinds Attackers Spotted Using New Tactics, Malware

One year after the disruptive supply-chain attacks, researchers have observed two new clusters of activity from the Russia-based actors that signal a significant threat may be brewing. One year after…

Iranians Charged in Cyberattacks Against U.S. 2020 Election

The State Department has offered a $10M reward for tips on the two Iran-based threat actors accused of voter intimidation and disinformation. The U.S. Department of Justice has unsealed charges…

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…

Costco customers complain of fraudulent charges before company confirms card skimming attack

Costco has sent out breach notification letters to an unknown number of victims after multiple people took to social media to complain about fraudulent charges connected to the company. Special…