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...

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...

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...

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

Iran Created ‘Shamoon’ Malware By Learning From ‘Stuxnet’ Attack

February 11, 2015 @ 12:13 PM

After suffering a devastating cyber attack by the ‘Stuxnet virus engineered by Israel and the US, Iran learnt from the experience to create the ‘Shamoon virus. The US National Security Administration (NSA) suspects that Iran's state hackers learned from previous attacks against its networks and created the ‘Shamoon virus which infected 30,000 computers of the Saudi-American oil company, ARAMCO in 2012 besides infiltrating over 50 aerospace, airline and petrol corporations, hospitals and universities all over the world

US To Set Up Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

February 10, 2015 @ 12:44 PM

The US is set to announce the setting up of a Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center(CTIIC), a new department designed to protect US government and commercial interests from digital attacks. The CTIIC is said to be the outcome of President Obama pledge to bolster America's digital security in his most recent state of the union address, US media outlet, Engadet reported

Microsoft To Share Windows Source Code With Indian Army

February 4, 2015 @ 09:19 AM

The Indian Army will be using proprietary Windows source code of Microsoft with an aim to develop Secure Operating System. “Microsoft has agreed to give the source code