NSA Grants Boost University’s Cyber Academy

NSA Grants Boost University’s Cyber Academy The University of North Georgia (UNG) has been able to grow its cybersecurity training program after receiving funding from the National Security Agency (NSA). …

NSA Grants Boost University's Cyber Academy

NSA Grants Boost University's Cyber Academy The University of North Georgia (UNG) has grown its cybersecurity training program after receiving funding from the National Security Agency (NSA).  UNG, which has…

Ghostwriter Disinformation Operation Linked to Belarus

Ghostwriter Disinformation Operation Linked to Belarus Security researchers have linked the notorious state-sponsored Ghostwriter cyber-espionage and disinformation operation to Belarus for the first time. An extensive report published yesterday noted threat intelligence…

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.…

Belarus government accused of 'partial responsibility' for Ghostwriter campaigns

The Belarusian government has been accused of at least “partial responsibility” for Ghostwriter attacks in Europe.  While cybersecurity companies often err on the side of caution when it comes to…

Spyware providers are flocking to international arms fairs to sell to NATO foes

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP European and Middle Eastern spyware and surveillance firms are marketing intrusion software to adversaries of the U.S., its intelligence allies and…

Senators add CISA cyberattack/ransomware reporting amendment to defense bill

Four US Senators have introduced a new bipartisan amendment to the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that will force critical infrastructure owners and operators as well as civilian federal…

Twitter joins backlash against Australian plan to ID social media users

Image: Getty Images Australia’s plan to force social media users to identify themselves could damage people, harm international relations, and even breach human rights obligations, according to participants in a…

CISA promotes election cybersecurity platform debunking misinformation

CISA has published a trove of information about election cybersecurity and misinformation for Election Day. Voters in dozens of states are heading to the polls today, with crucial gubernatorial races…

Election Day poses first security test for Biden officials, overhauled voting laws

Written by Tim Starks Nov 2, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Voting in more than 30 states on Tuesday is poised to serve as the initial test run for election security officials…