NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) — The desert screams by below. The clouds scream by above. Both stretch on into the horizon. It’s deceptively calm in the cockpit. There’s a constant, seemingly discordant stream of chatter coming through his helmet. The digital screens in front of him, along with images projected onto his visor, […]

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Journalist Maria Ressa, founder of the news website Rappler, was arrested Wednesday in the Philippines on charges of “cyber libel” that are widely seen as a crackdown on the site’s reporting. Law enforcement officers from the National Bureau of Investigation arrested Ressa at Rappler’s office in Manila on Wednesday evening, Rappler reported. The charges were […]

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Russia is planning to temporarily disconnect from the global Internet in the coming weeks as it tests its defenses against cyberattacks. Russian media reported on February 11 that the test, which will cut off all data routes connecting Russia to the outside cyberworld, will occur before April 1, though a firm date has yet to […]

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The UK’s cyber threat environment is intensifying, with over three quarters (88 percent) of organisations reporting they’d experienced a cyber breach in the last 12 months. The UK Threat Report from Carbon Black also claims attacks are growing in volume and the average number of breaches has increased. The average number of breaches per organisation […]

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Tennessee’s election administrators are fighting off cyber attacks every day but among the most frequent complaints they got from voters during last year’s election: annoying text messages. Yes, those text messages that said something along the lines of, “Hello, we noticed that you haven’t voted yet.” “Some very sophisticated outside groups” were behind them, state […]

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Only around 20 percent of Czechs are seriously worried about becoming victims of identity theft, and just over a tenth of Czechs regularly change their online passwords, a study by the company Europ Assistance shows. The numbers are low in comparison to the average European cyber threat perception level, which Europ Assistance says currently lies […]

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Improving cybersecurity across federal agencies requires staying on top of new and evolving threats. Now, the MITRE Corporation has a new tool, called ATTCK, to further that mission. Richard Struse, chief strategist of Cyber Threat Intelligence at MITRE Corporation, called ATTCK an “encyclopedia of information” on cyber adversaries and their techniques for getting into systems. […]

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