Cyber Espionage

The joint counter-espionage IDF Military Intelligence and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) operation against Hamas that was cleared for publication on Wednesday has revealed that the Gazan terror organization is now equipped with a cyber unit, which possesses considerable abilities. This Hamas cyber unit has been aided by foreign experts in the field. Hamas’s efforts […]

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Sen. Patrick Leahy says a comprehensive review of publicly released reports and more detailed information provided to members of Congress leads to an inescapable conclusion: The Russian government used cyber espionage to influence the presidential election by trying to undermine the credibility of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. “Nobody should doubt the intelligence services on this, […]

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DW News German parliamentary elections are set for the fall, and attention is increasingly being paid to Russian activity aimed at disrupting German politics. With everything from fake news to the hacking of political parties, can stability be sustained? … read more at: http://www.dw.com/en/russian-cyber-espionage-comes-to-germany/av-37074573

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The siblings were accused of hacking into at least 18,000 email accounts belonging to bankers, business leaders and politicians, including Matteo Renzi, who was prime minister until he had to resign last month after losing a referendum on constitutional reform, and Mario Monti, a technocrat who was appointed prime minister after the fall of Silvio […]

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ROME (Sputnik) — The arrested in the operation “Eye Pyramid” are 45-year-old nuclear engineer Giulio Occhionero and his sister Francesca Maria, La Repubblica newspaper reported. According to the investigators, Occhionero and Maria created a cyberespionage center to spy on state and governmental institutions, businesspeople and companies. The center collected sensitive data about former Italian prime ministers, European Central Bank (ECB) President […]

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The diplomatic row between the United States (US) and Russia over alleged hacking of the server of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) by Russian agents to give President-elect Donal Trump an edge over her closest rival, Mrs Hillary Clinton at the last presidential election, has brought to fore the need for the Federal Government to […]

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“In 2016 we witnessed everything from cyber attacks influencing public opinion to hacked IoT devices and the introduction of new cybersecurity regulations. This year we’ll see an intensification of these threats, along with new challenges and a blurring of lines between the actions and responsibilities of the state, markets, businesses and civil society,” said Ed […]

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US spy chiefs insisted they have strong evidence that Russia mounted an unprecedented bid to disrupt the American election, standing firm in the face of President-elect Donald Trump’s refusal to accept their conclusions.     One day before the heads of four top intelligence bodies brief the president-elect on their assessment of Russian meddling in […]

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US spy chiefs insisted they have strong evidence that Russia mounted an unprecedented bid to disrupt the American election, standing firm in the face of President-elect Donald Trump’s refusal to accept their conclusions.     One day before the heads of four top intelligence bodies brief the president-elect on their assessment of Russian meddling in […]

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