Cyber Espionage

The countries posing the greatest cyberthreats to the United States are Russia, China, Iran and North Korea. Like its counterparts, Kim Jong Un’s regime engages in substantial cyber espionage. And like Russia and Iran, it launches damaging cyberattacks that wipe data from computer disks and shut down online services. But the North Korean cyberthreat is […]

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An increasingly sophisticated North Korean cyber-espionage unit is using its skills to widen spying operations to aerospace and defence industries, a new study has revealed. FireEye, a US private security company that tracks cyber-attackers around the world, has identified a North Korean group, which it names APT37 (Reaper) and which it says is using malware […]

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Olympics Destroyer malware attack may have used data from prior breach Researchers discovered new details in the “Olympic Destroyer” malware which targeted the Winter Olympics in n Pyeongchang, South Korea shedding more light on the malware’s intentions and background information on the attack. Cisco Talos researchers originally though the malware only targeted single endpoints but […]

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Olympics Malware attack may have been part of larger cyber-espionage scheme Researchers discovered new details in the “Olympic Destroyer” malware which targeted the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea shedding more light on the malware’s intentions and background information on the attack. Cisco Talos researchers originally thought the malware only targeted single endpoints but now […]

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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says her government is closely monitoring “the homefront” as alleged Russian interference in the American political process continues to make headlines south of the border. In an interview with Global News’ Eric Sorensen, Freeland said the threat of cyberespionage and interference in Canada’s own elections is quite real. READ MORE: Russia […]

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Destructive malware intent on sabotaging PCs is to blame for the IT problems reported during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony. The issues, first reported on Friday by UK paper The Guardian, consisted of failing Internet and television systems for on-site journalists attending and reporting the opening ceremony. While initially, Olympics organizers were quiet, […]

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Olympics Malware attack may have been part of larger cyber-espionage scheme Researchers discovered new details in the “Olympic Destroyer” malware which targeted the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea shedding more light on the malware’s intentions and background information on the attack. Cisco Talos researchers originally thought the malware only targeted single endpoints but now […]

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Olympics Destroyer malware attack may have used data from prior breach Researchers discovered new details in the “Olympic Destroyer” malware which targeted the Winter Olympics in n Pyeongchang, South Korea shedding more light on the malware’s intentions and background information on the attack. Cisco Talos researchers originally though the malware only targeted single endpoints but […]

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