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REGISTRATION OPEN: Eighth Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Washington, DC on April 23, 2019


The agenda for the eighth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement has been released! REGISTER Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Lisner Auditorium US and foreign government workers and students attend for free! On the evening before the conference, The Hon. John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the US Department of… Continue reading REGISTRATION OPEN: Eighth Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Washington, DC on April 23, 2019

Cybersecurity · Information operations · Information Warfare

Get Ready for the First Wave of AI Malware


By Gunter Ollmann on April 09, 2019 While viruses and malware have stubbornly stayed as a top-10 “things I lose sleep over as a CISO,” the overall threat has been steadily declining for a decade. Unfortunately, WannaCry, NotPetya, and an entourage of related self-propagating ransomware abruptly propelled malware back up the list and highlighted the… Continue reading Get Ready for the First Wave of AI Malware

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UK Online Harms White Paper Released


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> This comes as no surprise after reading the final report of the UK DCMS Committee on disinformation and fake news. Facebook’s unrepentant attitude toward the Committee was no doubt a factor in this outcome. The challenge the UK legislature will now confront is the wicked problem of… Continue reading UK Online Harms White Paper Released

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · NATO

World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week


Press release: World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week 4 April 2019  Next week NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) organises Locked Shields 2019, the largest and most advanced international live-fire cyber exercise in the world. The annual exercise is a unique opportunity for national cyber experts to practise… Continue reading World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week

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UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon To Spy On iPhones Of Foes


  From this article, I can make a few conclusions.  NSA has tools which can access iPhones NSA is using tools which can access iPhones Others, beside NSA, have access to these tools, they appear to be shared or for sale Individuals, trained by NSA, are for hire Raven, an intelligence gathering group, may or… Continue reading UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon To Spy On iPhones Of Foes

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russian State-Sponsored Hackers Are Fastest: CrowdStrike


By Eduard Kovacs on February 19, 2019 It takes Russian state-sponsored hackers less than 20 minutes to start moving laterally within a targeted organization’s network after the initial breach, according to CrowdStrike’s 2019 Global Threat Report. The security firm last year introduced a concept it named “breakout time,” which is the time it takes a threat actor… Continue reading Russian State-Sponsored Hackers Are Fastest: CrowdStrike

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Russian Hackers Targeted European Research Groups, Report Says


“Russian officials have denied that Moscow had any role in the hacking attempts.” Russia has no honor and never will. </end editorial> By Karen Weise Feb. 20, 2019 SEATTLE — A group of hackers associated with Russian intelligence targeted civil society groups across Europe ahead of May elections there, Microsoft said on Tuesday. The attacks,… Continue reading Russian Hackers Targeted European Research Groups, Report Says