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

cyberwar · Iran · Saudi Arabia

Saudi-Iran: Proxy Wars Escalate To Direct Cyber Attacks


Iranian Shamoon malware is back after a four-year sabbatical to haunt Saudi Arabia. by Salek Ahmed The never ending cyber war between Iran and Saudi Arabia has reached a new height – Same goes for the use of Shamoon malware from Iran against the Kingdom. The renewed attacks have come after a four-year sabbatical with what seems… Continue reading Saudi-Iran: Proxy Wars Escalate To Direct Cyber Attacks

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 · 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

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Russia

How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers for Its Cyberwar


By Andrew Kramer DECEMBER 29, 2016 MOSCOW — Aleksandr B. Vyarya thought his job was to defend people from cyberattacks — until, he says, his government approached him with a request to do the opposite. Mr. Vyarya, 33, a bearded, bespectacled computer programmer who thwarted hackers, said he was suddenly being asked to join a… Continue reading How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers for Its Cyberwar