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U.S. Charges Russia’s GRU Launched Cyber Attack Against Ukraine

U.S. Charges Russia’s GRU Launched Cyber Attack Against Ukraine

From MIT Technology Review Anne Neuberger, the White House’s deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology, said that the US has “technical information that links the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU)” with the DDoS attack that had overloaded and brought down the Ukrainian websites. “GRU infrastructure was seen transmitting high volumes of communication...

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Iran Charges U.S. and Israel Behind a  Cyberattack That Disrupted Gas Stations

Iran Charges U.S. and Israel Behind a  Cyberattack That Disrupted Gas Stations

“We are still unable to say forensically, but analytically I believe it was carried out by the Zionist Regime, the Americans and their agents,” Gholamreza Jalali, head of civil defence which is in charge of cyber security, told state TV in an interview. President Ebrahim Raisi said this week that the cyberattack, which disrupted the...

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NSA Warns U.S. Firms About a Prolific Ransomware Operation

NSA Warns U.S. Firms About a Prolific Ransomware Operation

“The cyber criminals now running the Conti ransomware-as-a-service have historically targeted critical infrastructure, such as the Defense Industrial Base (DIB), prior to Conti campaigns, and the advisory highlights actions organizations can take right now to counter the threat,” Rob Joyce, director of Cybersecurity at NSA, said in a statement Wednesday. “We highly recommend using the...

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Cyberwar Pits Coders of MI6 against Huawei

Cyberwar Pits Coders of MI6 against Huawei

The West’s war on Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant, continues. The West v. Huawei is a war on two fronts It is a struggle about intelligence war–who will control the flow of information?–and it is an economic war–whose companies will dominate global markets? It’s cyber-econo war. President Trump’s actions, supported by the U.S. intelligence community,...