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…

How Artificial intelligence (AI) Stops Cybercriminals

Newer AI algorithms are extremely good at analyzing data traffic, access, and transfer, as well as detecting outliers or anomalies in data trends. Below are some of the ways AI…

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…

AWS wins deal to store UK spy agencies' work, brings AI to the table

Intelligence agency GCHQ has signed a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host classified material and boost the use of artificial intelligence for espionage purposes.  Although the procurement of…

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…

The United States Government Will Ban the Reselling of Potentially Hacking Tools to Authoritarian Regimes

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) supports the US national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives by maintaining an effective export control and treaty compliance system and encouraging continuing…

Apple Releases Urgent iOS Updates to Patch New Zero-Day Bug

The bug is under attack. Within hours of the patch release, a researcher published POC code, calling it a “great” flaw that can be used for jailbreaks and local privilege…

New cyber-attack model helps hackers time the next Stuxnet

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Disabling a country’s electricity with the click of a button. usairforce Akshat Rathi, The Conversation Of the many tricks used by the world’s greatest military strategists,…

Cyber peacekeeping is integral in an era of cyberwar – here’s why

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Shutterstock Helge Janicke, De Montfort University Cyber warfare is upon us, from interference in elections to a leak of cyber weapons from a national stockpile. And,…

Is counter-attack justified against a state-sponsored cyber attack? It’s a legal grey area

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  The US has charged and sanctioned nine Iranians and an Iranian company for cyber attacks. Parmida Rahimi/Flickr, CC BY-SA Sandeep Gopalan, Deakin University On March 23,…