Indonesian Cyber Agency Placed Under Presidential Control

January 2, 2018 @ 11:03 AM

The Indonesian Cyber and Intelligence Agency (BSSN) has been placed under direct presidential control, an order this effect was issued by the office of President Joko Widodo on December 16, 2017. According to Presidential Regulation No

China Unveils Cybersecurity Innovation Center

December 28, 2017 @ 08:46 AM

China on Tuesday unveiled a Cybersecurity Innovation Center (CIC) to develop cyber defense systems ‘to help win future cyber wars. The CIC was set up under the instruction of the Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development and related military bodies, which will also supervise and manage the center during...

Singapore Defence Ministry Offers ‘Bounty’ to Hack into Its Internet Systems

December 12, 2017 @ 08:50 AM

In a first for a Singapore Government agency, selected ‘white hat hackers from around the world will test major Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)s Internet-facing systems for vulnerabilities (or "bugs"), and will receive rewards (or "bounties") for doing so. The MINDEF's Defence Cyber Chief, Mr David Koh, announced the MINDEF Bug Bounty...

Kaspersky Lab to Open Software Source Code for Independent Review

October 23, 2017 @ 12:59 PM

Cyber-security firm, Kaspersky Lab will provide the source code of its software including software updates and threat-detection rules updates for independent review and assessment as part of its Global Transparency Initiative (GTI). Kaspersky Lab today announced the launch of its GTI as part of its ongoing commitment to protecting customers from...

Leonardo Completes NATO Cyber Defense System Installation

October 19, 2017 @ 09:44 AM

Leonardo, working in partnership with the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency), has completed the rollout of its cyber monitoring and response service to a number of additional NATO headquarters. The service, called NATO Cyber Incident Response Capability – Full Operational Capability (NCIRC-FOC), sees a combined Leonardo and...

North Korean Hacker Group Behind Cyber Theft Of $60M From Taiwanese International...

October 17, 2017 @ 11:48 AM

Cybersecurity firm BAE Systems Plc said on Monday that North Korean hacker group is likely responsible for a cyber-theft of $60 million from Taiwans Far Eastern International Bank. The cyberattack, in which malware was used to steal the money through the international Swift banking network, bore “some of the hallmarks” of Lazarus, a hacking group linked to North Korea, according to the British Firm

North Korea Hacked South Korea-US Related Military Documents; Lawmaker

October 12, 2017 @ 05:43 AM

North Korean hackers have allegedly stolen large cache of military documents from South Korea including a plan to assassinate their Norths leader Kim Jong-un. The compromised documents include wartime contingency plans drawn up by the US and South Korea and also include reports to the allies senior commanders, Rhee Cheol-hee, a South Korean lawmaker was quoted as saying

Secret Info On F-35, Australian Naval Vessels Stolen In Cyber Hack

October 11, 2017 @ 10:58 AM

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) has revealed that a cyber-hack last year gained access to the restricted technical information on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Australian naval vessels and defense aircraft. According to ASD incident response manager Mitchell Clarke, the cyber thief hacked into the network of a 50-person aerospace engineering firm that subcontracts to the Department of Defence

BAE Systems To Develop Cybersecurity Solutions For Military Aircraft

October 10, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

BAE Systems announced that it is developing cyber defense capabilities to help aircraft detect and mitigate cyberattacks in real time. The new capabilities — including system analysis, reverse engineering, and intrusion detection — will build upon the companys state-of-the-art threat management solutions and help protect warfighters and aircraft from a variety of cyber threats

Singapore Government Awards Cybersecurity Research Project To Kaspersky Lab

October 9, 2017 @ 12:49 PM

Russia-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab have been awarded a research project by the Singapore government under the National Cybersecurity R&D Programme to provide an innovative solution for identifying source of APT malware. In collaboration with the National University of Singapore (NUS), the research project by Kaspersky Lab is one of the nine cybersecurity projects awarded by the Singapore National Research Foundation with a total of $15

Russian Federal Security Service Tasked With Defending Against Cyber-attacks

September 9, 2017 @ 09:46 AM

The Russia Federal Security Service (FSS) has been given the responsibility of defending the country against cyber-attacks. Based on the draft proposal issued on Russian legal information web portal on Friday, the presients decree of Jan 15, 2014 on establishing a state system of detection, prevention and elimination of cyber-attacks on Russian digital resources, the amendments will ensure FSB maintain this system,

European Union Tests Response Capability To Cyber Attack

September 8, 2017 @ 04:09 PM

European Union defence ministers have tested their ability to respond to a attack by computer hackers in their first cyber war game Thursday. The test was based on a simulated attack on one of the blocs military missions abroad,