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US Army Awards Cyber Defense Operations Research Contract

June 17, 2017 @ 02:05 PM

US Army has awarded IFC a $30 million contract for further research into cyber operations. "IFC [of] Fairfax, Virginia was awarded a $29

CIA Hacks D-Link, Belkin And Linksys Router Brands

June 15, 2017 @ 03:26 PM

WikiLeaks has published documents from the Central Intelligence Agency that details about CherryBlossom tool that exploits popular brands of routers such as D-Link, Belkin and Linksys companies. The CherryBlossom tool is used to monitor the Internet activity of users and conducts software exploits

DARPA Creating Network Isolation Tech To Protect US Public Data, Networks

June 15, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is creating network isolation and threat-characterization technologies to protect American data, networks and national security. DARPAs acting director Steven H

Thales Opens Cyber Defence Centre in Belgium

June 9, 2017 @ 04:59 PM

Thales has inaugurated a Cyberlab that allows the networks and information systems of businesses and public bodies to be prepared for cyberattacks. Also the centre is useful to educate students and enhance the training of cybersecurity specialists, the company announced Thursday

Indonesia Sets Up National Cyber Defence Agency

June 2, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed a regulation to set up National code Cyber Agency (BSSN) tasked to implement cyber security effectively by utilizing, developing, and consolidating all elements related to cyber security. The Presidential Regulation no

Japanese Firm Hitachi Hit By Global Cyber Attack

May 15, 2017 @ 04:23 PM

Japan's Hitachi Company is one among the victims of massive cyberattack that has been perpetrated with the use of virus WanaCrypt0r 2.0 that infected computers around the globe this weekend

Hackers Hit Organizations Worldwide Using US Security Agency Software Tool

May 13, 2017 @ 01:09 PM

Hackers using software tools developed by US National Security Agency have made cyber attacks Friday on many countries, disrupting global shipper FedEx, Britains health system and freezing computers at Russias Interior Ministry. Transmitted via email, the malicious software locked British hospitals out of their computer systems and demanded ransom before users could be let back in

Russian Cyber Attack Repelled During French Elections: NY Times

May 10, 2017 @ 02:57 PM

Hacking attacks blamed on a Russian cyber intelligence unit failed at disrupting the campaign of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron, claims an article in the

Chinese Military Develops Mobile App To Spy On Soldiers

May 8, 2017 @ 09:48 AM

The Chinese military has developed smartphone security software that will automatically alert authorities if it detects any violations of Internet use. The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese military, reported on Sunday that the PLA Rocket (Missile) Force introduced the mobile phone security platform to better regulate smartphone use in the military

Denmark Accuses Russia Of Hacking Into Defense Ministry Emails

April 25, 2017 @ 11:07 AM

Denmark has accused Russia of hacking into the emails accounts of the nations defense ministry. A Sunday report published by the Centre for Cyber Security claimed that a group of pro-Kremlin hackers had infiltrated into the emails of defense ministry employees in 2015 and 2016, Danish news agency Ritzau reported Monday

Seoul’s New $210B Defense Plan Emphasizes On Cyber security, Military Spy Satellites...

April 15, 2017 @ 11:02 AM

South Korea reserves 246.5 billion won ($218 million) from its revised mid-term defense plan on cybersecurity over five years to fight growing threats from North Korean hackers

DARPA Seeks To Develop Integrated Circuits Immune From Software Hacking

April 12, 2017 @ 11:25 AM

US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)'s new program, System Security Integrated Through Hardware and Firmware (SSITH) aims to develop design techniques that lead to protection against cyberintruders at the hardware and circuit level, rather than relying only on software-based security patches. DARPA in an announcement Monday said that its new SSITH program aims at development of design tools that would become widely available so that hardware-anchored security would eventually become a standard feature of ICs in both Defense Department and commercial electronic systems

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