23 May 2017

Fog of cyberwar spurs virtual arms race on Korean peninsula

“In Units 110 and 121 of North Korea’s General Staff Reconnaissance Bureau, several thousand information technology experts are working on ways to disrupt the vital installations and systems of their enemy countries via the internet.” Source: Fog of cyberwar spurs virtual arms race on Korean peninsula- Nikkei Asian Review

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22 May 2017

Exclusive: North Korea’s Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

“North Korea’s main spy agency has a special cell called Unit 180 that is likely to have launched some of its most daring and successful cyber attacks, according to defectors, officials and internet security experts.” Source: Exclusive: North Korea’s Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West |

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18 May 2017

China issues warning for new ransomware virus

“China has urged Windows users to protect themselves against a new ransomware virus similar to the WannaCry bug that wreaked havoc worldwide last week.” Source: China issues warning for new ransomware virus, East Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

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18 May 2017

‘Bots’ spam FCC website over proposed net neutrality reversal

“Bots appear to be spamming a US regulator’s website over a proposed reversal of net neutrality rules, researchers have said.” Source: ‘Bots’ spam FCC website over proposed net neutrality reversal – BBC News

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17 May 2017

Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

“Ukraine ordered the blocking of access to a number of Russian websites Tuesday in the latest round of sanctions since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.” Source: Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

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16 May 2017

Breach at DocuSign Led to Targeted Email Malware Campaign

“DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, acknowledged today that a series of recent malware phishing attacks targeting its customers and users was the result of a data breach at one of its computer systems. The company stresses that the data stolen was limited to customer and user email addresses, but the

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16 May 2017

Security Firms See Potential North Korea Link to Ransomware Attack

“Cyber security researchers on Monday pointed to code in a ‘ransomware’ attack that could indicate a link to North Korea.” Source: Security Firms See Potential North Korea Link to Ransomware Attack

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16 May 2017

Ransomware attack ‘like having a Tomahawk missile stolen’, says Microsoft boss

“The massive ransomware attack that caused damage across the globe over the weekend should be a ‘wake-up call’ for governments, the president of Microsoft has said.” Source: Ransomware attack ‘like having a Tomahawk missile stolen’, says Microsoft boss | Technology | The Guardian

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16 May 2017

GSA Tech Office Launches Bug Bounty Program

“The cybersecurity company that ran a bug bounty program for the Army and is running ongoing programs for the Pentagon and Air Force will run a similar program for the government’s technology user experience wing, that office announced Friday.” Source: GSA Tech Office Launches Bug Bounty Program – Nextgov.com

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15 May 2017

Future of drones is small and cheap

“Intelligence might be one of if not the most coveted asset for commanders of all stripes. While combatant commanders and other strategic leaders are always in need of more intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, so is the case for field commanders on the ground with small units. As such, the desire

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