Categories

Japan to Develop AI-based System to Counter Cyber Attacks

March 30, 2020 @ 10:59 AM

Japans Ministry of Defense plans to invest ¥25.6 billion ($237

Russian Federal Security Service Seeks IoT Intrusion Devices: Hackers Group

March 20, 2020 @ 10:20 AM

Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has put out a contract request seeking to develop the so-called "Fronton" program, which allows to carry out cyberattacks using infected Internet of Things (IoT) devices, an Anti-Russian Hackers group, “Digital Revolution” has claimed. FSB is said to have requested its contractors to provide the...

Thales, Telstra, Microsoft Developing Security for IOT Devices

March 18, 2020 @ 09:01 AM

Thales and Australian telecom company, Telstra are working with Microsoft and Arduino to develop security systems for connected Internet of Things ( IoT) devices, by implementing a solution that enables trusted and secure end-to-end communication between device and cloud. The solution enables instant and standardised mutual authentication between a device and...

CIA Waged Cyber War on China for 11 years: Chinese Anti-virus Firm

March 6, 2020 @ 09:42 AM

Chinese anti-virus firm Qihoo 360 revealed that a hacking group related to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has launched cyber-attacks against China for the past 11 years. Qihoo 360 discovered and revealed cyber-attacks by the CIA hacking group (APT-C-39)

Military-grade Cybersoftware Exports to be Brought Under International Arms Control

February 24, 2020 @ 07:16 AM

The export of military-grade cybersoftware and manufacturing technologies used to build semiconductor parts for weapons will be controlled, in order to curb proliferation of military tech into China, North Korea and Iran. The United States, Russia, Japan, India, Britain and South Korea are among the 42 member states of Wassenaar Arrangement...

New Rules for Chinese Military to Guard Against US Cyber Attacks

February 20, 2020 @ 08:15 AM

New rules on confidentially will be introduced in the Chinese military to guard against cyber-attacks largely originating from the United States. President Xi Jinping, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, recently signed an order to publish the new military confidentiality regulation, which will come into force on March 1, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported on Wednesday

Cyber-Attack on Mitsubishi Compromises Japanese Defense Ministry Communications

January 20, 2020 @ 07:17 AM

A massive cyber-attack against Mitsubishi Electric has compromised e-mail exchanges between the Japanese MoD, the Nuclear Regulation Authority as well as documents related to projects with private firms, railway operators, communications and car manufacturers. Mitsubishi said Monday in reports quoted in the Japanese media that no “highly sensitive” information related to defense had been compromised in the cyber-attack

BAE to Develop Cyber Tools to Secure DARPA's Electronic Data

December 11, 2019 @ 08:07 AM

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has contracted BAE Systems to develop new cyber tools to help prevent vulnerabilities in electronic files that can lead to cyber attacks. Development of these tools will be part of DARPA's Safe Documents (SafeDocs) program, which aims to more effectively identify and reject malicious data in a variety of electronic formats, BAE Systems said in a statement Tuesday

Iran Invited to Turkish Cybersecurity Summit

December 2, 2019 @ 09:19 AM

Iran is one among several countries to be invited to Turkeys Cyber Shield 2019 international cybersecurity exercise to be held in Ankara on 19th and 20th of December. The event will be co-organized by Turkey's Ministries of Transport and Infrastructure, and Information and Communications Technologies

Russia to test Internal Web Network This Week

October 30, 2019 @ 09:02 AM

Russia is planning to hold tests of “RuNet,” a

Russia to commence “Sovereign Internet” Project from November

September 26, 2019 @ 08:44 AM

A national internet access system to isolate Russia, in case of attacks or denial of international access due to sanctions, will come into test mode from November. The countrys federal communications censorship agency, Roskomnadzor has already set up a center for monitoring and controlling general communications, and has begun installing corresponding equipment to kick-start the project starting November 1

Taiwan to Host 15 Nation Cyber-security Exercise in November

September 23, 2019 @ 11:09 AM

A first-ever Cyber Offensive and Defensive Exercise is to be held in Taiwan in November involving 15 nations from the Americas, Asia and Europe. Taiwanese Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai who is also head of the Cabinet department for information security, said Sunday that the exercise was planned in the wake of increasing cyber attacks targeting the Taiwan government

FEATURES/INTERVIEWS