Cyber Espionage

24 July 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates With Saudi’s mining sector to represent 10% of its non-oil revenue by 2030, and other countries like Oman and the UAE investing into latest technologies, the outlook for integrated IT platforms and cloud operations in the mining sector looks promising in the region. However, companies in the sector […]

July 22, 2016 Cyber-security experts in Russia are concerned about the data collecting abilities of apps such as Pokemon Go, even speculating whether they were specifically created by western security services as cyber-espionage tools pokemongo Speaking to SCMagazineUK.com, Alexander Gorokhov, a former Major-General of the Russian Federal Security Service, commented that modern mobile applications may […]

July 14, 2016 Researchers spotted the China-based browser sending sensitive data to a server in Beijing. Researchers at Fidelis Cybersecurity and Poland-based Exatel found that the Maxthon browser sends sensitive data to a browser in Beijing and is prone to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. The browser regularly sends a small encrypted file containing the user’s entire […]

In February 2016, following an alert from a partner, Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team began an investigation. It quickly became clear that a threat actor, likely operating from India, was undertaking aggressive cyber-espionage activity in the Asian region, targeting multiple diplomatic and government entities with a particular focus on China and its international […]

Security researchers have discovered a new malware threat that goes to great lengths to remain undetected while targeting energy companies. The malware program, which researchers from security firm SentinelOne have dubbed Furtim’s Parent, is a so-called dropper — a program designed to download and install additional malware components and tools. The researchers believe it was […]

Security researchers have discovered a new malware threat that goes to great lengths to remain undetected while targeting energy companies. The malware program, which researchers from security firm SentinelOne have dubbed Furtim’s Parent, is a so-called dropper — a program designed to download and install additional malware components and tools. The researchers believe it was […]

Russia is implementing an aggressive policy in cyberspace, which is part of a hybrid war against Ukraine. Other cyber threats are becoming more common, in particular rising cybercrime and cyber-espionage are being intensified, Secretary of National Defense and Security Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov has said at a meeting of the National Cybersecurity Coordination […]