27 Mar 2018

Spanish authorities arrest international cybercrime gang leader

“Spanish authorities are lauding the arrest of an international criminal mastermind. The group used some of the most sophisticated technology to rob hundreds of banks in around 40 countries around the world.” Source: Spanish authorities arrest international cybercrime gang leader | All media content | DW | 26.03.2018

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26 Mar 2018

Google Cloud Targets Federal Government

“Google wants to compete with Amazon, Microsoft and other companies for a share of the government’s massive cloud computing market.” Source: Google Cloud Targets Federal Government – Nextgov

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26 Mar 2018

DOJ Indicts 9 Iranians For Brazen University Cyberattacks

“IN ITS LATEST drumbeat against the cyber activities of Iran, the US government Friday charged nine Iranian hackers with a massive three-year campaign to penetrate and steal more than 31 terabytes of information—totaling more than $3 billion in intellectual property—from more than 300 American and foreign universities.” Source: DOJ Indicts

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23 Mar 2018

Atlanta city government systems down due to ransomware attack

“The city of Atlanta government has apparently become the victim of a ransomware attack. The city’s official Twitter account announced that the city government ‘is currently experiencing outages on various customer facing applications, including some that customers may use to pay bills or access court-related information.’” Source: Atlanta city government

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23 Mar 2018

Spending Bill Boosts Election Security, Clarifies Overseas Data Warrants

“Election security got a $380 million infusion in the massive, governmentwide spending bill released late Wednesday and passed by the House Thursday afternoon, providing a long-awaited boost to state election officials’ coffers just eight months before the 2018 midterms.” Source: Spending Bill Boosts Election Security, Clarifies Overseas Data Warrants –

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22 Mar 2018

New bill would prepare US for artificial intelligence threat

“Warning artificial intelligence will revolutionize warfare, a key House lawmaker has opened the pod bay doors to legislation aimed at preparing for the threat posed by intelligent machines.” Source: New bill would prepare US for artificial intelligence threat

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21 Mar 2018

Here’s how Army soldiers in Europe are doing mobile electronic warfare

“The Russian electronic warfare threat in Europe has caused the U.S. military and its foreign partners to scramble to reevaluate their capabilities and force postures. Some leaders have even asserted the U.S. is ‘outgunned’ when it comes to electronic warfare.” Source: Here’s how Army soldiers in Europe are doing mobile

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21 Mar 2018

Why the military needs to take 3-D printer cybersecurity seriously

“The use of 3-D printing in the military is becoming more commonplace, and as a result experts are emphasizing the importance of treating 3-D printers like the hackable machines they are.” Source: Why the military needs to take 3-D printer cybersecurity seriously

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20 Mar 2018

India: Chinese hackers spying on Indians using WhatsApp, warns army

“The Indian Army has put out a video warning Indians about Chinese hackers extracting personal information using the social media application. Cyber security experts say hacking WhatsApp groups is no ‘rocket science.’” Source: India: Chinese hackers spying on Indians using WhatsApp, warns army | News | DW | 19.03.2018

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20 Mar 2018

India: Chinese hackers spying on Indians using WhatsApp, warns army

“The Indian Army has put out a video warning Indians about Chinese hackers extracting personal information using the social media application. Cyber security experts say hacking WhatsApp groups is no ‘rocket science.’” Source: India: Chinese hackers spying on Indians using WhatsApp, warns army | News | DW | 19.03.2018

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