Cyberespionage and nation state cyberattacks
- October 08, 2019
Nation-state hackers are exploiting previously disclosed vulnerabilities in VPNs from Pulse Secure, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet, according to a security advisory from the NSA.
- October 04, 2019
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at President Trump's recent comments about CrowdStrike and the DNC 'server' and the misinformation around Russian election interference.
- September 25, 2019
In a call with the Ukrainian president that is now the focus of an impeachment inquiry, President Trump discussed CrowdStrike and asked for help with finding a 'server.'
- August 19, 2019
Confidence in the security of the 2020 election spanned the gamut, depending on who you asked at DEF CON's Voting Village, with local officials more optimistic than technologists.
- August 09, 2019
In its latest report on industrial control system threats, Dragos said it believes the first major 'destructive' ICS attack will likely occur at an oil and gas facility.
- June 24, 2019
The cyberthreat warning from Christopher Krebs, director of the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, follows escalating tension between Iran and the U.S.
- June 14, 2019
Dragos says Xenotime, the threat group behind a devastating ICS attack in 2017, has been probing the networks of U.S. electric utilities and also attempted network intrusions.
- May 08, 2019
The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report showed significant increases in cyberespionage and nation-state activity. It also painted a gloomy picture for email threats.
- May 01, 2019
Why worry over Huawei? A U.S. ban of this Chinese company's products should remind CISOs that now is the time to consider security issues related to the rollout of the 5G network.
- March 13, 2019
Fragile electronic voting systems and the weaponization of social media continue to menace U.S. election systems as presidential candidates ramp up their 2020 campaigns.
- March 13, 2019
Citrix disclosed a potential data breach blamed on poor password security, but a lack of details about the attack leaves only unconfirmed claims from a single cybersecurity firm.
- March 08, 2019
Facebook and Twitter executives say finding a pattern of malicious activity is more effective in identifying bad actors on sites than looking at the misleading information itself.
- March 07, 2019
Incident response experts say nation-state cyberattacks are so common that they find threat actors from multiple nations operating in the same victim environment.
- January 22, 2019
A Democratic National Committee lawsuit regarding Russian cyberattacks in the lead-up to the 2016 election now also claims Russia attacked DNC systems after the 2018 midterms.
- January 10, 2019
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast discusses how a Chinese state-sponsored threat group known as APT10 hacked into managed service providers to gain access to their clients.