July 2018

When we talk about espionage, most thoughts would be of spies from old cold war flicks, infiltrating top secret government facilities to retrieve sensitive information capable of gaining an edge over each other. These traditional espionage techniques still exist and are employed all state intelligence agencies. However, advancements in information technology alongside an international progression […]

A cyber-espionage group that has targeted Palestinian law enforcement last year is now back in action targeting Palestinian government officials. These recent attacks started in March 2018, according to evidence surfaced by Israel-based cyber-security firm Check Point. The new attacks seem to fit the same modus operandi of a group detailed in two reports from […]

Video DETROIT – Given that the best way to store your car keys at night is by putting them in a coffee can, what’s an ex-FBI agent’s advice to protect cars from theft during the day? Wrap car fobs in aluminum foil. “Although it’s not ideal, it is the most inexpensive way,’ said Holly Hubert, […]

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OLYMPIA — Exercises that simulate a hacking attempt. Assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, with higher-level security clearances for top state officials. A Washington National Guard contingent ramping up to go on alert. In years past, you might have mistaken these preparations as defense against a foreign invasion. Online voter registration deadline for […]

New Delhi: Cyber warfare is emerging as a grave threat with a potential to wreak havoc in a war situation, but India is not yet prepared to handle it effectively, a former Indian Army general has said. “We have been alive to the (cyber) threat for some time, but the nature of the threat is […]

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for closer international cooperation in fending off cyberattacks. Addressing a cybersecurity conference in Moscow, Putin said it’s important to develop common cybersecurity standards that take into account interests of all nations. He noted that cyberthreats have mounted around the world. “Cyberthreats have reached such a scale […]