Cyber Espionage

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a new information security doctrine amid cyberespionage attack fears, which were sparked by the recent cyberattacks on major Russian banks. The new doctrine, which reportedly has already come into effect, is aimed at “strategic restraint and prevention of military conflicts” and at “modernising” the security systems. The doctrine document […]

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By Wilma I. Miranda With growing sophistication in technology and the growing use and dependence on technology cyber attacks and espionage are also growing significantly.  Governments in countries across the globe are becoming vigilant to protect their classified information.  In the recent elections in the United States, front runner Hillary Clinton blames FBI email probe […]

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Boyusec is working with China’s intelligence services and military to doctor security products for spying, says Pentagon report. An internal report by Pentagon Joint Staff J-2 intelligence officials has identified a Chinese cybersecurity firm as secretly working with China’s Ministry of State Security intel service and the military to produce security products allegedly designed to […]

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Boyusec is working with China’s intelligence services and military to doctor security products for spying, says Pentagon report. An internal report by Pentagon Joint Staff J-2 intelligence officials has identified a Chinese cybersecurity firm as secretly working with China’s Ministry of State Security intel service and the military to produce security products allegedly designed to […]

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Chinese soldiers browse online news on desktop computers / AP BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz November 29, 2016 5:00 am A Chinese cyber security firm is covertly working with Beijing’s Ministry of State Security intelligence service in conducting cyber espionage operations, according to Pentagon intelligence officials. The company known as Boyusec, officially the Bo Yu […]

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Taiwan has been a regular target of cyber espionage threat actors for a number of years. That’s according to Palo Alto Networks, a cyber security firm that says Taiwan is being targeted because of its emerging economy and growth. In early August, Unit 42 identified two attacks using similar techniques. The firm found that the […]

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“Cyber espionage is a fact of life internationally. And the fact that it continues to be a fact of life internationally is a product of the fact that it has been so successful internationally.” So said David Irvine, former director-general of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), and former head of the Australian Secret Intelligence […]

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“Cyber espionage is a fact of life internationally. And the fact that it continues to be a fact of life internationally is a product of the fact that it has been so successful internationally.” So said David Irvine, former director-general of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), and former head of the Australian Secret Intelligence […]

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When you imagine the world of espionage, do you think of undercover agents trying to recruit a mole or cracking safes to steal sensitive information? Those who do, may be thinking in the past. The game has changed. When I was working for the F.B.I., I had to go undercover to catch double agent Robert […]

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