South Korean Military to End Surveillance of Innocent Civilians, Officers

July 23, 2017 @ 02:05 PM

South Koreas Ministry of National Defense (MND) plans to overhaul its cyber and security commands to end interference in domestic politics and surveillance of innocent civilians and military officers. The MND is proposing abolishing the security commands branch devoted to monitoring senior officers suspected of subversion and disloyalty, an unnamed official...

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...

Britain Invests $2 Billions To Defend Against Russian Cyber Attacks

November 5, 2016 @ 08:33 AM

UK is investing more than $2 billion on cyber attack and in recruitment of more intelligence officers, as the country is being warned by intelligence services of having increased chances of espionage tactics. The major infrastructure, such as air traffic control systems and electricity grids, could be targeted by what he...

Malware Called 'South China Sea RAT' Spied on Philippines, Other Targets

August 9, 2016 @ 02:48 PM

A malware known as NanHaiShu or “South China Sea Remote Access Trojan (RAT)” in Mandarin was discovered to have gathered intelligence related to the South China Sea arbitration case from the Philippines and organizations involved in assisting the South East Asian country which won an international arbitration case against...

Many Takers for Snoop-Free Brazilian Submarine Internet Cable

February 25, 2016 @ 10:05 AM

Google and Facebook besides several unnamed corporations are interested in switching their internet traffic between Europe and South America to a new undersea cable that will bypass America being set up by the Brazilian telecom firm Telebras. The US$ 250 million cable project which was announced after the US spying of...

Australian Defence Department ‘Hacked’ in Cyber Attack on Bureau of Meteorology

December 2, 2015 @ 10:28 AM

A massive cyberattack against Australias Bureau of Meteorology may have allowed hackers to access the nations defence department through a linked network. Potentially sensitive national security information could have leaked in the attack on the Bureau of Meteorology which owns one of Australias largest supercomputers, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported today Citing several unidentified sources the channel said that the “massive” breach may have compromised sensitive Australian government computer systems

Israel Using “Digital HUMINT” To Spy On Palestinian Troublemakers

October 22, 2015 @ 11:54 AM

Israeli intelligence officers are tapping into social media sites under a false names to connect with those about to stab, run down or shoot Israelis. Along with the undercover agents in the field, there is a new generation of Israeli “digital HUMINT” officers who are updated on the latest trends among the Arab youth and spread out in the same digital space as the users in the back alleys of Palestinian refugee camps

US To Establish Cyber Mission Force By 2018

October 1, 2015 @ 01:02 PM

The US Department of Defense is planning to establish a massive Cyber Mission Force by 2018 to prevent cyber crimes against the country. The Department officials said in hearing at the US House Armed Services Committee that Cyber Mission Force would comprise of some 68 Cyber Protection Teams that would help to defend the Defense Departments networks from cyberattacks, Sputnik reported

CYBERBIT Awarded Cyber-security Contracts by European and African Customers

August 30, 2015 @ 12:34 PM

Elbit Systems subsidiary, CYBERBIT was recently awarded cyber security contracts by a European and an African country. The contracts will be performed over a two-year period

Chinese Army to Focus on Ocean, Space, Cyberspace, Nuclear Force

May 26, 2015 @ 07:31 AM

A Chinese military white paper has identified the ocean, the outer space, cyberspace and nuclear force as the four "critical security domains" the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) will focus on in the future. Released in Beijing this morning, the paper provides an insight into the People Liberation Army (PLA) thrust areas in line with its strategic objectives of dominating the South China Sea

General Dyamics High Speed Encryptor Gets ‘top secret’ NSA Certification

April 6, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

General Dynamics Mission Systems' new TACLANE in-line network encryptor is now certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) to secure information at the Top Secret level and below. The NSA certification authorizes U

Kaspersky Report Exposes US Security Agency Of Cyber Spying Operations

February 17, 2015 @ 01:56 PM

Kaspersky has exposed a series of US cyber-espionage operations using spying software to eavesdrop various institutions globally. The exposé might have major repercussions on the US companies having their offices in China