CISA Awards $2M to Cybersecurity Training Programs

CISA Awards $2M to Cybersecurity Training Programs The United States' Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has awarded two organizations $2m to develop cybersecurity workforce training programs.  Award recipients NPower…

US rolls out new rules governing export of hacking, cyberdefense tools

The US Commerce Department has released new rules designed to stop companies from selling hacking tools to China, Russia and other countries that may use them for nefarious purposes. The…

A China-aligned espionage group is targeting global telecoms, sweeping up call data dating back years

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 19, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An advanced network of digital spies with a nexus to Chinese interests has successfully compromised parts of the global telecommunications network,…

In 2021, Google Issued Over 50,000 Warnings About State-sponsored Hacking Attacks.

In a blog post published yesterday, Google said that in 2021, it sent approximately 50.000 alerts to users whose accounts had been compromised by government-backed hacker gangs conducting phishing and…

How to Use IP Geolocation in Threat Intelligence and Cybersecurity

Hacks, leaks, and phishing scams happen so often that they hardly register as news anymore. Just last week, Google warned of a phishing scam perpetrated by Fancy Bear, a hacking…

Windows security: 20 years on from Bill Gates' Trustworthy Computing memo, how much has changed?

It’s almost 20 years since then-Microsoft boss Bill Gates wrote his famous Trustworthy Computing memo, in which he urged the company to produce more secure software.  “Eventually, our software should…

Singapore to develop mobile defence systems with Ghost Robotics

Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) has inked a partnership with Philadelphia-based Ghost Robotics to identify uses cases involving legged robots for security, defence, and humanitarian applications. They will…

Windows Zero-Day Actively Exploited in Widespread Espionage Campaign

The cyberattacks, linked to a Chinese-speaking APT, deliver the new MysterySnail RAT malware to Windows servers. Researchers have discovered a zero-day exploit for Microsoft Windows that was being used to…

Office 365 Spy Campaign Targets US Military Defense

An Iran-linked group is taking aim at makers of drones and satellites, Persian Gulf ports and maritime shipping companies, among others. A new threat actor, dubbed DEV-0343, has been spotted…

Iran-linked hackers hit Israeli, US and EU defense tech firm

Microsoft has warned that hackers linked to Iran are mainly targeting Office 365 clients in defense technology firms. Researchers at Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) and Microsoft Digital Security Unit…