Qatar News Agency Hackers IP Traced to UAE

July 21, 2017 @ 03:04 AM

The Qatar ministry of interior have evidence showing that the cyberattack carried on the official media has been traced to nited Arab Emirates. The planning for the hacking of Qatar News Agency (QNA) started as early as April

Russia's Foreign Ministry Suffers Cyber Attack, Spokesperson Maria Zakharova Says

July 16, 2017 @ 01:18 PM

Russias Foreign Ministry has experienced “large-scale” cyber-attacks originating in Iran and Hungary last month, including the one on the ministry's mail server. The attacks on the ministrys mail server occurred on June 29

India To Operationalise Cyber and Space Defense Units This Week

July 14, 2017 @ 06:28 PM

Indias Defense Secretary Sanjay Mitra has revealed this week that two separate cyber and space agencies for defense will soon enter operation to protect defense-related websites from hackers. The Indian governmental defense-related websites have survived hundreds of cyber-attacks in the last few years,

Berlin To Boost Aviation Cyber Safety To Avoid Possible Warplane Hijacks

July 14, 2017 @ 11:32 AM

German military's aviation safety chief has launched a new “aviation cyber expertise” against cyber threats, in the wake of a research that revealed the possibility of hackers taking possession of military airplanes with the help of equipment that costs about 5,000 euros ($5,700). The new "aviation cyber expertise" development would cover...

Thailand To Consolidate Work of 27 Intelligence Agencies

July 13, 2017 @ 02:30 PM

Thailands security commission has approved a reform plan aimed at improving the government's intelligence work by consolidating work of a network of 27 agencies. The security commission led by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has also approved a plan to create an app to decode encrypted information classified as confidential and...

Apple To Install Data Center In China To Comply With Latest cyber-Security...

July 12, 2017 @ 01:45 PM

Apple is partnering with an internet services firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry to install its first data centre in China to comply with communist government's new regulations that require cloud services to be operated by domestic firms. The new regulations require cloud services be operated by Chinese companies

NATO To Provide Cyber Defense Equipment To Ukraine

July 11, 2017 @ 02:16 PM

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is supplying hi-tech cyber-security equipment to the Ukraine for defending its government networks from cyberattacks. The 13th Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg said, "We are in the process of providing Ukraine with new equipment to some key government institutions

Ukrainian Software Firm Accused Of Spreading Malware

July 5, 2017 @ 05:21 PM

Ukrainian police has seized Tuesday the servers of an accounting software firm, after it was suspected of spreading a malware that hampered computers of major companies worldwide. The servers of M

Cyberattack On Israeli Hospitals Led By 'Palestinian' Hacker

July 4, 2017 @ 01:52 PM

Israeli cyber security researchers are claiming that the virus that attacked computers in two Israeli hospitals last week was released by a hacker who identifies himself as a Palestinian. The virus is a spy tool designed to extract information

Kaspersky Lab Offers Source Code To US Govt To End Distrust

July 3, 2017 @ 12:34 PM

Russias Kaspersky Lab has offered US government to inspect the companys source code to keep away the distrust over its anti-virus and other cyber products. The chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab was quoted as saying by various media that he's ready to have his company's source code examined by US officials to help dispel long standing doubts about his company' link to the Kremlin

Australian Military To Create Cyber Attack Unit

June 30, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

Australia has created its first military cyber division to expand hacking attacks on foreign enemies, including IS militants,a government minister said on Friday. The team which likely to have 900 people, will be launched within days and will be a central part of Australias defence operations,

Russian, Ukrainian Companies Report 'Wannacry' Like Ransomeware Virus Attack

June 28, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

A number of Ukrainian and Russian companies have reported being attacked by Petya virus, a ransomeware that blocks computers and requires a ransom of $300 in bitcoins. A massive cyber-attack on computers in Russia and Ukraine including Rosneft, Bashneft, Mars, Nivea and Mondelez International (producer of Alpen Gold chocolate) were attacked by the Petya virus Tuesday, Group-IB, the company which deals with prevention and investigation of cyber-crime in Russia was quoted as saying by Tass