Chinese spies known as Buckeye group are alleged to be using some of the NSA cyber weapons as early as March 2016, long before Shadow Brokers released them in April 2017.
U.S. commitment to defend Japan in the face of cyber attacks and rise of offensive cyber maneuvers is signalling a commitment to international response and a broad sea change in foreign policy.
According to the new U.S. Worldwide Threat Assessment, both Russia and China are capable of launching cyber attacks against critical infrastructure targets in the U.S. Moreover, say top U.S. intelligence officials, both Russia and China appear to be aligning their operations in cyberspace.
A major cyber attack on South Korea is usually not a stop-the-presses global news item; it's fairly routine for North Korea and China to make attempts. But what's interesting are the organizational failures that this cyber attack highlights.
Though the company is coming off of its best year ever, Huawei cyber security is set for a big boost in 2019 to allay concerns in Western countries about the security of their hardware.
GAO audits carried out between fiscal years 2012-2017 have discovered significant cyber vulnerabilities in the U.S. Department of Defense’s top weapons systems, reflecting a misguided approach that does not take into consideration basic cyber security.
As location-based services become ubiquitous and the rise of selfie soldiers, the Strava heat map incident shows the difficulty in governing civilian technology in military settings.
According to U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, the U.S. is at “a critical point.” With Russian hackers breaking into the U.S. power grid and gaining access to utility control rooms, they have the opportunity to “throw the switch”, plunging the nation into darkness and chaos.
In this two-part series, we explore some of the issues around government surveillance and the search for that elusive balance between security and privacy. In this second part, we look at the search for that digital ‘safe place’ where privacy is assured and just why that place is becoming ever more elusive.
In this first part of a two-part series, we explore some of the issues around government surveillance and the search for that elusive balance between security and privacy. In this first part, we explore how serious the threat of cyber snooping by government surveillance is and why we shouldn’t panic just yet.