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How a cyber attack transformed Estonia - BBC News

How a cyber attack transformed Estonia - BBC News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
How, a decade ago, a ground-shaking cyber attack brought Estonia to its knees - and spurred it to rebuild.
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The largest international technical cyber defence exercise in the world takes place next week

The largest international technical cyber defence exercise in the world takes place next week | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Locked Shields 2017, the largest and most advanced international live-fire cyber defence exercise in the world, will take place o
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When States Pretend to be Terrorists or Hacktivists in Cyberspace

When States Pretend to be Terrorists or Hacktivists in Cyberspace | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

False flag operations have been routine ploys in espionage and warfare for centuries. Now they have turned up in cyber operations.


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Camouflaged Aggression: A Strategic Shift in Russia’s Cyber Activity

Russian cyber operations are widely discussed and reported on today. Conversations frequently range from how the Russian government hacked the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to the utilization of Russian social media trolls for political influence. Often missing from the conversation, however, is how these operations fit into the overall context of Russian intelligence cyber operations, including the methods deployed and tactics used. 


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Not Just Criminals, But Governments Were Also Using MS Word 0-Day Exploit

Not Just Criminals, But Governments Were Also Using MS Word 0-Day Exploit | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
It turns out that not just cyber criminals, but also Governments were also using Microsoft Word 0-Day Exploit for hacking
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Spending for success on cyber defence

Spending for success on cyber defence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Why is it so important to invest in cyber defence? What do nations need to spend on? Neil Robinson of NATO’s cyber defence policy team explains.
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SMEs encouraged to bid in €3bn Nato tech refresh, €71m for cyber

SMEs encouraged to bid in €3bn Nato tech refresh, €71m for cyber | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Workshops to help SMEs bid for the 40 contracts in Nato's €3 billion tech refresh, with €71 earmarked for cyber-security services contracts.
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German military can use offensive measures against cyber attacks: Defence Minister

German military can use offensive measures against cyber attacks: Defence Minister | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
BERLIN (REUTERS) - The German military has the authority to respond with "offensive measures" if its computer networks are attacked, German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday (April 5), amid growing concerns among German lawmakers about control of such actions.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Cyber attack on Singapore Mindef's I-Net system occurred weeks before detection on Feb 1

Cyber attack on Singapore Mindef's I-Net system occurred weeks before detection on Feb 1 | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE — A cyber attack which resulted in the theft of the personal data of about 850 national servicemen and Ministry of Defence (Mindef) employees occurred weeks before it was detected on February 1, Second Defence Minister Ong Ye Kung told Parliament on Monday (April 3).
Responding to questions from Members of Parliament (MPs) on the breach of the I-net system, which provides Internet access to national servicemen as well as employees from Mindef and the Singapore Armed Forces, Mr Ong said investigations are still ongoing.
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Your Ship has Probably Been Cyber Attacked Already – gCaptain

Your Ship has Probably Been Cyber Attacked Already – gCaptain | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
You have been either hacked… or just didn’t know you have been hacked! By George Ward (ECDIS Ltd.) – I predict that the first catastrophic maritime cyber incident will not be the result of a direct attack on a safety critical specific piece of equipment. It will be the result of an infection on a random …
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A Scramble at Cisco Exposes Uncomfortable Truths About US Cyber Defence

A Scramble at Cisco Exposes Uncomfortable Truths About US Cyber Defence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cisco engineers worked around the clock for days to analyse the means of attack, create fixes, and craft a stopgap warning.
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German army launches new cyber command | Germany | DW.COM | 01.04.2017

German army launches new cyber command | Germany | DW.COM | 01.04.2017 | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The military's computers are attacked from online sources thousands of times each day. To improve defense, the Bundeswehr has now launched its own cyber command.
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Country’s cyber defence system to be fully operational in October, says Hishammuddin | Malaysia Outlook

Country’s cyber defence system to be fully operational in October, says Hishammuddin | Malaysia Outlook | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Malaysian Armed Forces' cyber defence system which would emerge as the best such system in the Southeast Asian region will begin full operations in October this year. Defence Minister Hisha
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In unusual announcement, Israel reveals it thwarted major cyberattack

In unusual announcement, Israel reveals it thwarted major cyberattack | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Announcement about attack aimed at 120 targets just days after harsh criticism of new cyber defense legislation
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Moving threat landscape: The reality beyond the cyberwarfare

Moving threat landscape:  The reality beyond the cyberwarfare | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

It started quietly as a probability not a reality. Now within months cyberwarfare has become a reality plausible as the air we breathe.


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German government plans cyberattack 'hackback' ahead of election

German government plans cyberattack 'hackback' ahead of election | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

According to German media reports, Berlin wants to create conditions to be able to hit back in the event of a cyberattack. The move comes as the country gears up for September's general election amid fears of hacking.


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Cyber Defence Best Practices from NATO

Cyber Defence Best Practices from NATO | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
MIS Asia offers Information Technology strategy insight for senior IT management - resources to understand and leverage information technology from a business leadership perspective
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Android Trojan Targeting Over 420 Banking Apps Worldwide Found On Google Play Store

Android Trojan Targeting Over 420 Banking Apps Worldwide Found On Google Play Store | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Researcher finds a new Android banking malware app on Google Play Store, which is targeting over 420 banking apps worldwide.
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U.S. Trade Group Hacked by Chinese Hackers ahead of Trump-Xi Trade Summit

U.S. Trade Group Hacked by Chinese Hackers ahead of Trump-Xi Trade Summit | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
US Trade Group website hacked by Chinese hackers ahead of the trade summit this week between US President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping
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As U.S. issues warning to Iran, Persian Gulf cyberwar takes on new meaning

As U.S. issues warning to Iran, Persian Gulf cyberwar takes on new meaning | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Iran launches constant cyberattacks against Saudi Arabia, disrupting government agencies and distressing citizens. Some say Saudi Arabia may be responsible for destructive cyber retaliation in Iran.
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Turkey recruits youth hackers to boost cybersecurity

Turkey recruits youth hackers to boost cybersecurity | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

Increasingly susceptible to cyberattacks, Turkey is recruiting former hackers and tech-savvy citizens for training in cyber affairs, but some worry the Turkish government will use these new capabilities to monitor its own citizens.

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Russian cyberattacks, fake news worry former Estonia president

Russian cyberattacks, fake news worry former Estonia president | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
When he was president of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves did not hold back in sounding alarms about Russia’s increasingly provocative military moves in Europe, and condemning Vladimir Putin’s defiance of international accords.
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Latest WikiLeaks Vault 7 Release Claims CIA Can Attribute Cyber Attacks to Other Countries - Breitbart

Latest WikiLeaks Vault 7 Release Claims CIA Can Attribute Cyber Attacks to Other Countries - Breitbart | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WikiLeaks' latest release from the Vault 7 leaks claims that the CIA can use string obfuscating algorithms to attribute cyber attacks to other countries.
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Singapore names defence cyber chief

Singapore names defence cyber chief | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Defence's (Mindef) deputy secretary of technology David Koh has been named Singapore's defence cyber chief.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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The UK Government Approach To Cyber Security - Information Security Buzz

The UK Government Approach To Cyber Security - Information Security Buzz | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Following on from recent announcements, we thought it might be useful to summarise the general approach of HM Government to cyber security and highlight some of the resources that might be useful to UK-based (and possibly non UK-based) organizations. Cyber security was identified as one of four major threats to the UK in the Government’s …
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