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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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Hacker Can Steal Data from Air-Gapped Computers Using IR CCTV Cameras

Hacker Can Steal Data from Air-Gapped Computers Using IR CCTV Cameras | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Security researchers demonstrated how hacker can steal data from air-gapped computers using IR CCTV cameras
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European Commission proposes more powers for EU's infosec agency

European Commission proposes more powers for EU's infosec agency | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cross-border cybersecurity certification scheme planned
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Navy Deploys Cyber Security Team to Investigate USS John McCain Collision

Navy Deploys Cyber Security Team to Investigate USS John McCain Collision | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

The U.S. Navy has deployed a team of cyber security experts to join the military's ongoing investigation into the fatal collision of the USS John McCain.

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Estonia open to assist India on cyber security

Estonia open to assist India on cyber security | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, may be famous for its medieval churches and quaint, cobble-stoned streets, but it is also home to the NATO Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence.

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Former officials buck White House adviser's comments about government hacking - CyberScoop

Former officials buck White House adviser's comments about government hacking - CyberScoop | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A top White House official says the U.S. government cannot rely on offensive cyber operations to deter foreign hackers from attacking American computer networks. Thomas Bossert, an assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, told an audience of former intelligence and defense officials Wednesday in Washington, D.C., that hacking into foreign computer networks should not be considered a means to deterring enemies from breaching American organizations. “There’s very little reason to believe that an offensive cyberattack is going to have any deterrent effect on a cyber adversary,” Bossert said. “In fact, it will likely encourage them to hurry up and become better hackers and develop better defenses. So I don’t just think this is a misnomer, but it’s something that we need to move past and say out loud.” Bossert suggested the U.S. government should instead leverage “national power” to stop future cyberattacks. “I think what we will …
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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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Deloitte hit by cyber-attack revealing clients’ secret emails

Deloitte hit by cyber-attack revealing clients’ secret emails | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Exclusive: hackers may have accessed usernames, passwords and personal details of top accountancy firm’s blue-chip clients
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APT33: Researchers Expose Iranian Hacking Group Linked to Destructive Malware

APT33: Researchers Expose Iranian Hacking Group Linked to Destructive Malware | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Researchers Expose APT33 State-Sponsored Iranian Hackers Linked to Destructive Malware And Cyber Espionage Attacks
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European Commission scales up EU's response to cyber-attacks

European Commission scales up EU's response to cyber-attacks | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
European Commission - Press Release details page - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 September 2017 . On 13 September, in his annual State of the Union Address, President Jean-Claude Juncker stated: "In the past three years, we have made progress in keeping Europeans safe online. But Europe is still not well equipped when it comes to
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Report: North Korea Seeks Bitcoins to Bypass Sanctions

Report: North Korea Seeks Bitcoins to Bypass Sanctions | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

In cryptocurrency we trust: The government of North Korea has been turning to bitcoin exchange heists and cryptocurrency mining - potentially using malware

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WikiLeaks releases files that appear to offer details of Russian surveillance system

WikiLeaks releases files that appear to offer details of Russian surveillance system | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
"Plot twist,” says Edward Snowden, but some others aren't convinced.
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