Cyberespionage and nation state cyberattacks
- October 20, 2017
The Kaspersky controversy continued this week as the antivirus company responded to several explosive news stories about its relationship with the Russian government.
- October 20, 2017
News roundup: Former employees reveal a 2013 database breach exposed Microsoft's bug tracking system, DHS sets new rules for federal agencies on web, email security, and more.
- October 17, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss reports implicating Kaspersky antivirus scans in the recently disclosed breach at the National Security Agency.
- October 07, 2017
An NSA contractor became the target of a cyberattack after storing agency spying software on a personal device, and this NSA breach has caused a rise in fears regarding Russia.
- October 05, 2017
Newly uncovered information indicated that all 3 billion users were affected by the 2013 Yahoo data breach, but Oath claimed passwords and credit card info was safe.
- August 29, 2017
The specter of Kaspersky-Russian ties has reportedly led to an FBI campaign urging private organizations to drop Kaspersky Lab products; experts urge the FBI to share more evidence.
- August 23, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors examine claims from intelligence veterans that the DNC hack was an inside job, and not the work of Russian hackers.
- August 18, 2017
Former CIA officer Valerie Plame discusses why America's cyberdefense is lagging behind -- and what the government and private sector should do to reverse the trend.
- August 11, 2017
Dell SecureWorks researchers detected suspicious activity on social media accounts of Mia Ash. When they dug deeper, they discovered a new, complex social engineering attack.
- July 28, 2017
At Black Hat 2017, security researcher Matt Suiche analyzed the Shadow Brokers dumps, postings and behavior to get to the bottom of one of the infosec industry's biggest questions.
- June 20, 2017
At the 2017 Cloud Identity Summit, former covert CIA officer Valerie Plame discussed the increasing risks of nation-state cyberattacks focused on geopolitical influence.
- June 14, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss former FBI Director James Comey's testimony on election hacking and election interference from Russia.
- June 12, 2017
RSA's GM Peter Tran sheds light on the value of cyber attribution, explains why the 'how' and 'why' of an attack may be more important than finding who did it.
- June 07, 2017
A new NSA leak allegedly shows Russian agents engaged in election cyberattacks against local U.S. governments and proves people are still the hardest cybersecurity risk to mitigate.
- May 26, 2017
Possible voting machine hacking has been a topic of conversation since before the 2016 election and at DEFCON 2017; professional pentesters will find out what damage can be done.