18 Mar 2022

How to prepare for a cyberattack and set a backup plan

In the very first days that the Russia-Ukraine war started, I warned you about 10 Russia-Ukraine cons to expect. We’re already seeing evidence of those scams in action. Be sure you’re keeping your digital guard up. Smishing – the insider term for scam texts – is a popular route. Most people

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16 Mar 2022

‘They may already be happening’: Canada at higher risk of cyberattacks from Russian hackers after siding with Ukraine

For Farshad Abasi, Russian cyberattacks against Canada are inevitable given Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to be an active participant in sanctioning Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. “They may already be happening and we don’t even know it,” said Abasi, chief security officer at Forward Security, a Vancouver-based cybersecurity company.

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16 Mar 2022

US ranked 3rd largest cyberattack target, following Russia & Ukraine

Seven percent of global cyberattacks target the United States, making it the most attacked country after Russia and Ukraine as of March 15th, 2022. A survey of users in Australia, Canada, Germany, the U.K. and the U.S. conducted by Surfshark found that one-third of respondents had suffered data breaches in the

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15 Mar 2022

Russian APTs Furiously Phish Ukraine – Google

While Russia is fighting a physical war on the ground against Ukraine, advanced persistent threat (APT) groups affiliated with or backing Vladimir Putin’s government are ramping up phishing and other attacks against Ukrainian and European targets in cyberspace, Google is warning. Researchers from Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) have seen an

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15 Mar 2022

U.S. officials wonder: Where are Russia’s much-feared cyberattacks?

There’s a particularly unnerving scenario for a Russian cyberattack casting its shadow in the head of an American politician who oversees intelligence issues. Mark Warner leads the Senate intelligence committee, which gets him regular intelligence briefings and better-than-average access to U.S. state secrets. The Virginia Democrat has been voicing his

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14 Mar 2022

‘For the first time in history anyone can join a war’: Volunteers join Russia-Ukraine cyber fight

Cyberwarfare related to the Ukraine-Russia conflict is surging as digital volunteers from around the world enter the fight. The number of cyberattacks being waged by — and on behalf of — both countries since the outbreak of the war is “staggering,” according to the research arm of Check Point Software

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19 Aug 2020

U.S. Army Report Describes North Korea’s Cyber Warfare Capabilities

A new report published by the US Army details North Korea’s cyber warfare capabilities, which currently pose a significant threat to US national security. The report is over three pages, and highlights electronic intelligence warfare. This tactic is allegedly commonly used by North Korea to collect information on its enemies.

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