The Ukraine war could provide a cyberwarfare manual for Chinese generals eyeing Taiwan

Written by Tim Starks and AJ Vicens Jul 5, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Military leaders around the world are closely watching Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which just entered its fifth month,…

Cybersecurity experts question Microsoft's Ukraine report

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jul 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft President Brad Smith spent much of last Wednesday traveling across Washington to promote his company’s sweeping report on the current…

Hacktivist personas back latest GhostWriter disinfo op targeting Poland, Ukraine

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 30, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Belarusian government-linked GhostWriter disinformation campaign tried in mid-June to push a rumor that Ukrainian male refugees in Poland would be…

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…

Chinese influence operation aimed to protect Beijing's stake in rare earth mining, research finds

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 28, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A Chinese influence operation unsuccessfully tried to mobilize U.S. protests against an Australian rare earths mining company planning an expansion in…

Cyber Command urges private sector to share intelligence, aid defensive digital operations

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. Cyber Command wants more tech companies and others on the front lines of the global fight to secure the internet…

Iranian steel facilities suffer apparent cyberattacks

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Three Iranian steel companies suffered apparent cyberattacks Monday, claimed a hacktivist group that previously took responsibility for a digital assault on…

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…

Mixed results for Russia's aggressive Ukraine information war, experts say

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 16, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A top Ukrainian cybersecurity official said this week that the Russian campaign to wrest control over internet and phone networks in…

INTERPOL raids hundreds of scammy call centers in sweep

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A worldwide sweep of more than 1,770 call centers suspected of telecommunications and email scams resulted in the arrests of 2,000…