Cybersecurity · Information operations · Information security · Information Warfare

How to prevent your Twitter account from tweeting Nazi propaganda


Chris Smith @chris_writes March 15th, 2017 at 5:56 PM In the early morning hours on Wednesday, a Twitter tool developed by a third party was breached by hackers who were then able to post Nazi propaganda from a variety of premium Twitter accounts belonging to media companies and politicians, among others. The issue has since been fixed,… Continue reading How to prevent your Twitter account from tweeting Nazi propaganda

China · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information Warfare

China: International Strategy of Cooperation on Cyberspace


2017-03-01 17:18:01 | Editor: Tian Shaohui Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Original (in Chinese): http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/web/zyxw/t1442389.shtml  International Strategy of Cooperation on Cyberspace Contents Preface Chapter I. Opportunities and Challenges Chapter II. Basic Principles 1.The Principle of Peace 2.The Principle of Sovereignty 3.The Principle of Shared Governance 4.The Principle of Shared Benefits… Continue reading China: International Strategy of Cooperation on Cyberspace

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information Warfare

Hackers explain motivation, go-to techniques in new ‘Black Report’


Posted on February 24, 2017 by Tony Ware Over three-quarters of hackers are constantly researching security news and technology, testing new systems because they like an evolving challenge and are convinced they can compromise a target in less than 12 hours — a breach that is typically not detected for over 250 days, if at… Continue reading Hackers explain motivation, go-to techniques in new ‘Black Report’

Cybersecurity · Information Warfare

Portrait of a botnet: Uncovering a network of fake Trump supporters set up to make money from clicks


StopFake, again, doing great work! This is not about fake news, propaganda, disinformation, or information warfare. This is about grabbing your attention, getting you to click on a link and making somebody money by making you click on, quite literally, clickbait.  In addition to all the other insidious things on the internet, also avoid clickbait. … Continue reading Portrait of a botnet: Uncovering a network of fake Trump supporters set up to make money from clicks

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia Top Source Of Nefarious Internet Traffic


Kelly Jackson Higgins 2/23/2017 04:40 PM Honeypot research from F-Secure shows majority of illicit online activity coming from IP addresses in Russia – also where ransomware is a hot commodity. A global research honeypot tracked what appeared to be a large amount of reconnaissance traffic coming from Russian IP addresses in the second half of… Continue reading Russia Top Source Of Nefarious Internet Traffic

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

OPERATION BUGDROP: CYBERX DISCOVERS LARGE-SCALE CYBER-RECONNAISSANCE OPERATION TARGETING UKRAINIAN ORGANIZATIONS


by CyberX Staff | Feb 15, 2017 | Blog | 0 comments CyberX has discovered a new, large-scale cyber-reconnaissance operation targeting a broad range of targets in the Ukraine. Because it eavesdrops on sensitive conversations by remotely controlling PC microphones – in order to surreptitiously “bug” its targets – and uses Dropbox to store exfiltrated… Continue reading OPERATION BUGDROP: CYBERX DISCOVERS LARGE-SCALE CYBER-RECONNAISSANCE OPERATION TARGETING UKRAINIAN ORGANIZATIONS

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information Warfare · Russia

The Russian army officially established Kibervoyska


February 22, 2017 15:20 Troops of information technology established in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. This was stated by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the State Duma of the Russian Federation. According to him, the creation of these forces makes conducting information operations much more effective and stronger, transfers “Russia 24” . The… Continue reading The Russian army officially established Kibervoyska