Cyberattack On Israeli Hospitals Led By 'Palestinian' Hacker

July 4, 2017 @ 01:52 PM

Israeli cyber security researchers are claiming that the virus that attacked computers in two Israeli hospitals last week was released by a hacker who identifies himself as a Palestinian. The virus is a spy tool designed to extract information

Kaspersky Lab Offers Source Code To US Govt To End Distrust

July 3, 2017 @ 12:34 PM

Russias Kaspersky Lab has offered US government to inspect the companys source code to keep away the distrust over its anti-virus and other cyber products. The chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab was quoted as saying by various media that he's ready to have his company's source code examined by US...

Australian Military To Create Cyber Attack Unit

June 30, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

Australia has created its first military cyber division to expand hacking attacks on foreign enemies, including IS militants,a government minister said on Friday. The team which likely to have 900 people, will be launched within days and will be a central part of Australias defence operations,

Russian, Ukrainian Companies Report 'Wannacry' Like Ransomeware Virus Attack

June 28, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

A number of Ukrainian and Russian companies have reported being attacked by Petya virus, a ransomeware that blocks computers and requires a ransom of $300 in bitcoins. A massive cyber-attack on computers in Russia and Ukraine including Rosneft, Bashneft, Mars, Nivea and Mondelez International (producer of Alpen Gold chocolate) were attacked...

US Army Awards Cyber Defense Operations Research Contract

June 17, 2017 @ 02:05 PM

US Army has awarded IFC a $30 million contract for further research into cyber operations. "IFC [of] Fairfax, Virginia was awarded a $29

CIA Hacks D-Link, Belkin And Linksys Router Brands

June 15, 2017 @ 03:26 PM

WikiLeaks has published documents from the Central Intelligence Agency that details about CherryBlossom tool that exploits popular brands of routers such as D-Link, Belkin and Linksys companies. The CherryBlossom tool is used to monitor the Internet activity of users and conducts software exploits

DARPA Creating Network Isolation Tech To Protect US Public Data, Networks

June 15, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is creating network isolation and threat-characterization technologies to protect American data, networks and national security. DARPAs acting director Steven H

Thales Opens Cyber Defence Centre in Belgium

June 9, 2017 @ 04:59 PM

Thales has inaugurated a Cyberlab that allows the networks and information systems of businesses and public bodies to be prepared for cyberattacks. Also the centre is useful to educate students and enhance the training of cybersecurity specialists, the company announced Thursday

Indonesia Sets Up National Cyber Defence Agency

June 2, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed a regulation to set up National code Cyber Agency (BSSN) tasked to implement cyber security effectively by utilizing, developing, and consolidating all elements related to cyber security. The Presidential Regulation no

Japanese Firm Hitachi Hit By Global Cyber Attack

May 15, 2017 @ 04:23 PM

Japan's Hitachi Company is one among the victims of massive cyberattack that has been perpetrated with the use of virus WanaCrypt0r 2.0 that infected computers around the globe this weekend

Hackers Hit Organizations Worldwide Using US Security Agency Software Tool

May 13, 2017 @ 01:09 PM

Hackers using software tools developed by US National Security Agency have made cyber attacks Friday on many countries, disrupting global shipper FedEx, Britains health system and freezing computers at Russias Interior Ministry. Transmitted via email, the malicious software locked British hospitals out of their computer systems and demanded ransom before users could be let back in

Russian Cyber Attack Repelled During French Elections: NY Times

May 10, 2017 @ 02:57 PM

Hacking attacks blamed on a Russian cyber intelligence unit failed at disrupting the campaign of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron, claims an article in the