Cyber Espionage

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revealed that it has been hacked by a Russian cyber espionage group. WADA confirmed Tuesday that a database containing information, including confidential medical data, was accessed illegally in cyber-attacks that are “ongoing.” Russian track and field athletes along with some athletes from other sports were banned from competing in the Rio Olympic Games […]

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Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) The FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division, or CJIS, is a high-tech hub in the… … read more at: http://www.afcea.org/content/?q=Article-damage-cyber-espionage-looms-large

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) speaks as Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on during a welcoming ceremony for the Chinese leader at the White House for an official State Visit in Washington September 25, 2015. (Gary Cameron/Reuters). Share … read more at: http://blogs.cfr.org/cyber/2016/09/28/the-u-s-china-cyber-espionage-deal-one-year-later/

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) speaks as Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on during a welcoming ceremony for the Chinese leader at the White House for an official State Visit in Washington September 25, 2015. (Gary Cameron/Reuters). Share … read more at: http://blogs.cfr.org/cyber/2016/09/28/the-u-s-china-cyber-espionage-deal-one-year-later/

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) speaks as Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on during a welcoming ceremony for the Chinese leader at the White House for an official State Visit in Washington September 25, 2015. (Gary Cameron/Reuters). Share … read more at: http://blogs.cfr.org/cyber/2016/09/28/the-u-s-china-cyber-espionage-deal-one-year-later/

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U.S. Cyber Command recently reported within secret government channels that China is continuing aggressive cyber espionage against American companies. An intelligence report disseminated earlier this month stated that one of China’s biggest cyber spying operations involved the theft of 1.65 terabytes of sensitive proprietary data from a major U.S. software company, according to a defense […]

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Nick Ismail   What do you think of when you imagine the world of industrial espionage? If it is undercover agents trying to recruit a mole or cracking safes to steal sensitive information, then you’ve probably been watching too many outdated films. The game has certainly changed. The key elements to espionage and combatting it […]

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Security researchers have discovered Komplex, a new Mac OS X trojan which they say is tied to the activities of a cyber-espionage group named Sofacy, operating out of Russia. Researchers claim they’ve only spotted the malware payloads until now and haven’t tied it to any infected victims. Nevertheless, they say that, based on the document […]

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A cyber-espionage actor is targeting high-profile Libyans, infecting their Android smartphones with a remote access trojan (RAT) known as AlienSpy (JSocket, JBifrost, Unrecom, or Adwind). The attacks started at the start of August 2016 after the threat actor, nicknamed Libyan Scorpions by Kuwait-based security firm Cyberkov, managed to compromise the Telegram account of a high-profile […]

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The 1980s might seem like a distant memory, now the fodder for spy thriller movies and espionage TV shows like The Americans, but let’s not kid ourselves: the days of spies looking to get their hands on state and trade secrets are still alive and well today. Except, now they’re digital. Espionage techniques have evolved […]

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