Tag: Cyberespionage

UK Cybersecurity Chief Blames Russia for Cyberattacks

The head of the UK GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has accused Russia of staging attacks across multiple sectors. Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the NCSC, was speaking at The Times...

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US Identifies Six Russian Govt Officials Involved in DNC Hack

The US Justice Department has reportedly gathered enough evidence to charge six Russian government officials behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) network prior to the 2016 US...

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Energy Secretary: Cyber Threat to American Nuclear Facilities are Real

The FBI and the DHS have issued a joint report alleging that hackers are targeting key installations of United States infrastructure, including power facilities. Speaking to Fox Business, US...

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Secret Obama-Initiated US Program Targets Cyberstrikes against Russia

 A new report has claimed that former President Barack Obama approved the use of cyber weaponry against Russia in retaliation to the latter’s cyberattack that severely disrupted the Democratic...

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Hacker who Hit Canadian Gold Mines & Casinos Plotting New Attacks

Researchers at cybersecurity firm FireEye have warned that the same hacker or hacking group who previously targeted Canadian casinos and mining companies is now looking for new targets and planning...

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Putin Says ‘Patriotic” Russian Hackers Could Be Behind Cyberattacks

Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that Russians with “patriotic leanings” could be behind cyberattacks which Russia has frequently been accused of. Russian hackers have frequently been...

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German Minister Wants Rules to Attack Foreign Hackers

Germany’s interior minister is seeking international rules to allow nations to target and attack foreign hackers Germany’s interior minister is urging for legislation allowing nations to attack...

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Chinese Hackers Target Major US Trade Group

Researchers have claimed that a sophisticated state-sponsored Chinese hacking group broke into the website of a private U.S. trade group that sees some of America’s biggest companies as...

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NSA White-Hat Hackers are Reportedly Quitting in Droves

The NSA is seeing an increased number of employed hackers and cyberespionage agents quitting the agency, according to current and former NSA officials. Citing current and former officials, Reuters...

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Russia Now Claims to be Target of Increasing Cyberattacks after US Hacking Allegations

Russian security officials are claiming that Moscow is being targeted by cyberattacks from around the world, in response to US accusations that Russia is ‘aggressively targeting’...

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