BAE Systems To Develop Automated Cyber Defense Tools For DARPA

August 14, 2018 @ 03:50 PM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected BAE Systems to develop data-driven, cyber-hunting tools that detect and analyze cyber threats to help protect extremely large enterprise networks. The contract for Phase 1, 2, and 3 of the program is valued at approximately $5

US’ F-35 Aircraft Project Details Leaked On Tinder Dating App

August 7, 2018 @ 09:17 AM

A British Royal Air Force (RAF) servicewomans dating profile was hacked by an unidentified third party for extracting classified information of the US fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II fighter jet, Daily Mail reports. According to the report, the hacked Tinder profile of an RAF airwoman was used by a spy posing as...

Raytheon to Advise Jordanian Hashemite Court on Cybersecurity

July 17, 2018 @ 09:55 AM

Raytheon has been selected as the cybersecurity advisor to the Royal Hashemite Court of the Kingdom of Jordan. The company's Intelligence, Information and Services business will provide cyber protection solutions and counsel to help defend critical systems and infrastructure across the Kingdom, the company said in a statement Tuesday

Soccer World Cup Information Infrastructure targeted by Cyber Attacks: Putin

July 16, 2018 @ 10:22 AM

Russian Presient Vladimir Putin, during a meeting with Security Council organized for the World Cup has said that Moscow prevented nearly 25 million attempts of cyber-attacks and other criminal acts against the nations information infrastructure related to Soccer World Cup. The comments came soon after the tournament ended Sunday

Russian 'Kryptonite' to Create Civilian IT Products based on Military Applications

July 13, 2018 @ 11:59 AM

Russian Rostec and Citadel have established a research and production company, ‘Kryptonite, which will create civilian IT products based on military developments in the field of information security. Initial investment in the creation of the joint venture will amount to more than 4 billion rubles (US$64 million), the company said...

Lockheed Martin Partners with Guardtime Federal For Cybersecurity Tech

July 9, 2018 @ 05:21 PM

Lockheed Martin is expanding its work with Guardtime Federal to integrate a variety of integrity and cyber-related capabilities into Lockheed Martin aircraft products and processes. The new contract builds on specialized mission support testing in 2015, and the integration systems and support contract related to supply chain risk and software development management in 2017

Israeli Cyber Warfare Firm Employee Caught Selling Eavesdropping Software

July 6, 2018 @ 10:25 AM

Israels cyber warfare giant, NSOs former employee stole companys ‘Pegasus eavesdropping program software and tried to sell it on the ‘dark web. The Pegasus is a classified security tool that can eavesdrop on any person in the world without their knowledge,

Cyber Attacks Intensify as Taiwan Seeks to Maintain Independence from China

June 20, 2018 @ 12:18 PM

Cyber attacks from Beijing have intensified even as Taiwan seeks to maintain independence from China. Hackers from China are increasingly using online platforms such as search engines and blogs to break into Taiwans government computers

Cyber-security Threat Forces US Marine Corps to Ground Quadcopters

June 19, 2018 @ 02:25 PM

The US Marine Corps has grounded several new, small drones including its ‘Quads for Squads amid ban on commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS), Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) by the Pentagon and assessment on the cyber-security. The USMC has been forced to ground COTS, it has been fielding to infantry units “until the DoD identifies and fields a solution to mitigate known cybersecurity risks,” according to a recent Department of Defense policy memo written by Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M

US Sanctions Russian Firms Citing Cyber-attacks

June 12, 2018 @ 11:39 AM

The US government has sanctioned several Russian firms, businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks as well as assisting Russian military and intelligence services. Five Russian firms and three executives from one of them have been imposed sanctions by the US treasury department under the legislation passed last year and an executive order aim at punishing efforts to hack into US computer systems

Estonia Completes Cyber-security Training to Singapore Armed Forces

May 29, 2018 @ 03:35 PM

The Estonian Ministry of Defence has delivered cybersecurity training and a cyber-range exercise to cyber defenders in the Ministry of Defence, Singapore, and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Following the Memorandum of Understanding signed on the 19th of January 2018. The training took place at Singapore's Cyber Defence Test and Evaluation Centre (CyTEC) and was delivered by the Estonian Defence Forces Cyber Range which provides training opportunities from individual level training up to large scale international exercises, Estonian MoD said in a statement Monday

Russian Origin Internet Blocking Malware Detected in Ukraine: Cisco

May 24, 2018 @ 10:39 AM

A malware called VPNFilter targeted at routers in Ukraine has infiltrated devices in some 54 nations, warns Talos, the cybersecurity division of computer systems company Cisco. "While this isn't definitive by any means, we have also observed VPNFilter, a potentially destructive malware, actively infecting Ukrainian hosts at an alarming rate, utilizing a command and control infrastructure dedicated to that country," Anadolu Agency reports quoting an announcement made by Talos