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China sees increase in Trojan and botnet attacks from other countries

China sees increase in Trojan and botnet attacks from other countries | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
China saw an increase in Trojan and botnet attacks coming from other countries in 2012, as the amount of mobile malware in the country also surged, according to a local security group.
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'Alf' Defence hack raises US State Department's hackles

'Alf' Defence hack raises US State Department's hackles | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
US officials have issued a "please explain" to Australia after sensitive military data was hacked from a defence contractor.
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New US Army Manual Shows It's Worried About Russia's Hybrid Warfare Tactics

New US Army Manual Shows It's Worried About Russia's Hybrid Warfare Tactics | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Handbook highlights emerging threats, such as integrated air defenses, drones, electronic and cyber attacks, and more.
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Russia may have tested cyber warfare on Latvia, Western officials say

Russia may have tested cyber warfare on Latvia, Western officials say | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Moscow was probably behind interruptions in Latvia's mobile communications network before Russia's war games last month, in an apparent test of its cyber attack tools, Baltic and NATO officials said, based on early intelligence of the drills.
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Russian hackers steal US cyber defence data - Information Age

Russian hackers steal US cyber defence data - Information Age | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Russian hackers have obtained classified information about the NSA's cyber security programs, after breaching a contractors personal computer
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Cyberattack to cause power disruption within five years, utility execs fear

Cyberattack to cause power disruption within five years, utility execs fear | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

Three-quarters of North American utility executives believe there is at least a moderate chance that the electrical grid in their nation will be interrupted by a cyberattack sometime in the next five years.

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Attribution Hell: Cyberspies Hacking Other Cyberspies | SecurityWeek.Com

Attribution Hell: Cyberspies Hacking Other Cyberspies | SecurityWeek.Com | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

Cyber espionage groups hacking each other, a practice dubbed by researchers “fourth-party collection,” creates attribution hell

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HPE coughed up source code for Pentagon's IT defenses to ... Russia

HPE coughed up source code for Pentagon's IT defenses to ... Russia | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
FSB buddies pinky-swore to let ArcSight know of any flaws discovered
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Special Report: HP Enterprise let Russia scrutinize cyberdefense system used by Pentagon

Special Report: HP Enterprise let Russia scrutinize cyberdefense system used by Pentagon | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

Hewlett Packard Enterprise allowed a Russian defense agency to review the inner workings of cyber defense software used by the Pentagon to guard its computer networks, according to Russian regulatory records and interviews with people with direct knowledge of the issue.

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Mastercard predicts the future with pre-emptive cybersecurity defence

Mastercard predicts the future with pre-emptive cybersecurity defence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Mastercard is launching a tool for banks to help them to pre-empt cyberattacks that could lead to crippling data breaches.
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EU launches exercise to test crisis management mechanisms in response to cyber and hybrid threats - EEAS - European External Action Service - European Commission

EU launches exercise to test crisis management mechanisms in response to cyber and hybrid threats

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Israel - Training on our newest front: the cyber world

Israel - Training on our newest front: the cyber world | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
As part of the Northern Command Exercise, Or HaDagan, the C4i and Cyber Defense Directorate trained to take on challenges of their own
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Russia threatens to block Facebook over data storage

Russia threatens to block Facebook over data storage | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
In its latest attempt to wrest control of the Internet, Russia's communications agency on Tuesday threatened to block access to Facebook if the company refuses to store its data locally.
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Coming soon: Ministry of Defence’s cyber, space, special operations divisions — Indian Defence Update

Coming soon: Ministry of Defence’s cyber, space, special operations divisions — Indian Defence Update | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Five years after they were first proposed by the Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is expecting the three new tri-service agencies in the field of cyber warfare, space and special operation
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Past and Present Iran-linked Cyber-Espionage Operations

Past and Present Iran-linked Cyber-Espionage Operations | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Iranian hackers intensify their cyber operations Security experts and intelligence agencies are observing a significant intensification of the cyber espion
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Cyber-threat 'as serious as terrorism'

Cyber-threat 'as serious as terrorism' | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
GCHQ's Jeremy Fleming says the UK's intelligence monitoring agency must be a "cyber-organisation".
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U.S. Believes Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Antivirus to Steal NSA Secrets

U.S. Believes Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Antivirus to Steal NSA Secrets | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
United States Government believes Russian spies used Kaspersky Antivirus to steal NSA secret documents in 2015 breach.
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Someone is hacking NATO soldiers’ phones in Eastern Europe

Someone is hacking NATO soldiers’ phones in Eastern Europe | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

Russia is the prime suspect

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Brazilian banking trojan uses legit VMware binary to bypass security

Brazilian banking trojan uses legit VMware binary to bypass security | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

Cybercriminals are using legitimate VMware binary to spread banking trojans in a new phishing campaign targeting the Brazilian financial sector.

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EU gears up to boost cyber defences and co-operation with NATO | Jane's 360

EU gears up to boost cyber defences and co-operation with NATO | Jane's 360 | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The EU is preparing to shift Europe’s defences against cyber and hybrid threats to a new level via policy and technical initiatives that, it hopes, will boost co-ordination of response among national capitals and expand EU-NATO co-operation in the domain, according to EU and national
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How to Make Sense of Offensive US Cyber Operations Against North Korean Military Intelligence

How to Make Sense of Offensive US Cyber Operations Against North Korean Military Intelligence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
U.S. offensive cyber operations against North Korean military intelligence are significant.
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The global impact of huge cyber security events - Help Net Security

The global impact of huge cyber security events - Help Net Security | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The past 12 months have seen a number of unprecedented cyber-attacks in terms of their global scale, impact and rate of spread.
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Cyber threat to payment industry demands multi-layer defence

No industry is immune to cyber attack, and Mastercard believes the threat to the payment card industry demands a multi-layered approach, with a new fraud prediction tool in its arsenal.
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Portugal at Forefront of Global Cyber Initiatives

Portugal at Forefront of Global Cyber Initiatives | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The success of military missions increasingly depends on the availability of cyberspace and freedom of action in it.
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Suspected mass-spoofing of ships’ GPS in the Black Sea

Suspected mass-spoofing of ships’ GPS in the Black Sea | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
One ship’s navigation system reported that it was actually on land
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