Cyber Espionage

The more discord persists in the West over the means of responding to Iranian covert operations, the more impact these operations will have, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras. Alejo Vidal-Quadras, a Spanish professor of atomic and nuclear physics, was vice-president of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2014. He is currently the president of the Brussels-based International […]

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A recent report released by Recorded Future, a cyber security firm, has revealed connections between hackers associated with China’s top engineering institution, Tsinghua University. The report noted that targets such as various institutions and groups – including a Tibetan community in India and German carmaker Daimler – were sourced from a Tsinghua University IP address. […]

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“” In mid-July, 2018, Mariia Butina, a 29-year-old assistant to the Russian central bank and long-time Vladimir Putin ally Alexander Torshin, was arrested in Washington, D.C., on a charge of “conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government,” according to the U.S. Justice Department. Per the affidavit, Butina was allegedly involved in an […]

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Following a cybersecurity attack on Singapore’s national healthcare database, experts are now warning other Southeast Asian nations of possible cyber espionage attempts in the future. Security experts, who believe the attack on Singapore originated from China, say that countries such as Malaysia, whose interests are becoming more intertwined with Beijing, may be forced to repel cyber […]

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FireEye identifies a pattern of China-based threat groups attempting to gather intelligence Similar activities already observed in the run-up to the recent Cambodia elections     MALAYSIA is possibly facing a wave of increased cyber-espionage due to changes in government policies relating to the Belt and Road initiative. “The recent elections (in Malaysia) that caused […]

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