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US Military Claimed 'Success' in Hacking ISIS: Documents

The US military claims to have "successfully" disrupted the online propaganda efforts of the Islamic State in a hacking operation dating back at least to 2016, according to declassified national security documents released Tuesday.The heavily redacted, previously top secret documents said the US Cyber Command "successfully contested ISIS in the information d
Publish At:2020-01-21 22:15 | Read:97 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY

Turkish Hackers Target Greek Government Websites, Stock Exchange

Turkish hackers claimed Friday to have hijacked for more than 90 minutes the official websites of the Greek parliament, the foreign affairs and economy ministries, as well as the country's stock exchange.On their Facebook page, the hackers group, Anka Neferler Tim, justified their action by saying that "Greece is threatening Turkey in the Aegean Sea and in t
Publish At:2020-01-17 22:15 | Read:313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY

U.S. Girds for Cyber Threats From Iran as Military Clash Fears Ebb

Iran is widely expected to ramp up cyberattacks against the United States in response to the US killing of a top Iranian leader this month even as fears have receded about a military confrontation between the two countries.The simmering tensions since the US drone attack that killed Qasem Soleimani, who was by some measures the second most influential person
Publish At:2020-01-17 10:15 | Read:226 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY

Organizations Feel Threat of Nation-State Attacks, Survey Shows

An increasing number of companies believe they are being targeted by state-sponsored hacking groups, a new survey shows. According to Radware’s latest Global Application & Network Security Report, of 561 respondents representing a broad range of organizations worldwide, 27% said their company was hit by nation-state hackers in 2019, a 42% increase c
Publish At:2020-01-15 22:15 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY

Russia Hacked Ukrainian Gas Firm in Trump Impeachment: US Cyber Firm

Russian spies hacked a Ukrainian energy company at the center of the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump, a cybersecurity firm said Monday.Russia's GRU spy agency launched a "phishing" attack in November to access the email of Burisma Holdings employees, California cyber firm Area 1 Security said in a report."The timing of the GRU's campaign in re
Publish At:2020-01-14 10:15 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats

More Threat Groups Target Electric Utilities in North America

An increasing number of threat groups have been spotted targeting electric utilities in North America, industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos reported on Thursday.The company has published a new report that describes the threats faced by the electric sector in North America.“As adversaries and their sponsors invest more effort and money into obtaining effects-
Publish At:2020-01-09 22:15 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Virus & Thr

Kuwait Denies US Troop Pullout, Says News Agency Hacked

Kuwait on Wednesday denied reports that the United States had decided to withdraw its troops from the Gulf state, saying the Twitter account of its official news agency had been hacked.The state-run Kuwait News Agency tweeted that the Kuwaiti defence minister had been informed by the commander of US forces in the emirate of their intention to withdraw from t
Publish At:2020-01-08 22:15 | Read:223 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats

Iran Strikes Back at US With Missile Attack at Bases in Iraq

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck back at the United States for the killing of a top Iranian general early Wednesday, firing a series of surface-to-surface missiles at two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops and warning the United States and its allies in the region not to retaliate.U.S. officials confirmed the strikes, though Iran only initially acknowledged targ
Publish At:2020-01-07 22:15 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY

Popular Mideast App Accused of Spying Back on Google Play

The popular UAE-developed mobile application ToTok has returned to the Google Play Store after it was removed on claims it was being used for government spying, the company said Saturday.Google and Apple removed the app from their online marketplaces last month after The New York Times reported ToTok allowed the UAE government to track the conversations, mov
Publish At:2020-01-06 10:15 | Read:155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Vir

'Serious' Cyber Attack Hits Austrian Ministry

Austria's foreign ministry has been targeted by a "serious cyber attack", officials said, warning another country could be responsible.The attack, which began Saturday, was continuing on Sunday and "experts say it could last several days," a foreign ministry spokesman told AFP.The interior and foreign ministries issued a statement about the attack which star
Publish At:2020-01-06 10:15 | Read:241 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Cybercr

DHS Warns of Possible Iranian Cyberattacks After Killing of Qassem Soleimani

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued warnings about the possibility of cyberattacks launched by Iran in response to the United States killing Qassem Soleimani, a top Iranian military commander.Soleimani was killed last week in Iraq as a result of a U.S. airstrike. While many — including U.S. officials — have criticized the decision to kill the
Publish At:2020-01-06 10:15 | Read:215 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Risk Ma

'Iranian Hackers' Claim Breach of US Govt Website

A group claiming to be hackers from Iran breached the website of a little-known US government agency on Saturday and posted messages vowing revenge for Washington's killing of top military commander Qasem Soleimani.The website of the Federal Depository Library Program was replaced with a page titled "Iranian Hackers!" that displayed images of Iran's supreme
Publish At:2020-01-05 12:00 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY

Iranian Cyberattacks Feared After Killing of Top General

Iran’s retaliation for the United States' targeted killing of its top general is likely to include cyberattacks, security experts warned Friday. Iran’s state-backed hackers are already among the world’s most aggressive and could inject malware that triggers major disruptions to the U.S. public and private sector.Potential targets include manufacturing facili
Publish At:2020-01-04 22:15 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY

How Will Iran Retaliate to Soleimani Killing?

Iran has vowed "severe revenge" against the United States for killing top commander Qasem Soleimani and will likely use its experience of asymmetric warfare to strike back at its arch foe.All options however carry the risk of rapid escalation and Iran's clerical leadership will want to carefully weigh the dangers to a regime that has been in place since the
Publish At:2020-01-03 22:15 | Read:391 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY

Iran May Respond With Cyberattacks to Killing of Qassem Soleimani

Iran’s response to the recent U.S. airstrike that killed Qassem Soleimani, a senior Iranian military commander, could include cyberattacks, and organizations should be prepared to prevent and respond to attacks, cybersecurity professionals have warned.General Qassem Soleimani led the Quds Force, an elite unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. He has been
Publish At:2020-01-03 22:15 | Read:362 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Virus & Thr

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