06 Jul 2022

The Worst Hacks and Breaches of 2022 So Far

Whether the first six months of 2022 have felt interminable or fleeting—or both—massive hacks, data breaches, digital scams, and ransomware attacks continued apace throughout the first half of this complicated year. With the Covid-19 pandemic, economic instability, geopolitical unrest, and bitter human rights disputes grinding on around the world, cybersecurity

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10 Jun 2022

Russia escalates threats against West in response to cyberattacks

A Russian official threatened the West on Thursday, asserting that a “direct military clash” could result if Western governments continue to mount cyberattacks against its infrastructure. “The militarization of the information space by the West and attempts to turn it into an arena of interstate confrontation, have greatly increased the threat

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09 Jun 2022

Russia’s Use Of Cyberattacks: Lessons From The Second Ukraine War – Analysis

Russia, probably more than any other leading power, launches cyberattacks against other countries as a matter of routine. Sometimes, Russian cyberattacks accompany military action, as in the current war in Ukraine. At other times, Moscow uses cyberattacks to disrupt or weaken societies, for instance during the 2016 US Presidential election.

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08 Jun 2022

Russian Cyberattack Hits Wales-Ukraine Football Broadcast

The broadcast of the Football World Cup 2022 qualifier game between Wales and Ukraine on Sunday was interrupted in Ukraine by a cyberattack that targeted OLL.TV, a Ukrainian online broadcasting platform. Victor Zhora, deputy head of the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine, or the SSSCIP, stated

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07 Jun 2022

Major DDoS attacks increasing after invasion of Ukraine

Disruptive DDoS attacks against critical infrastructure and government targets have been increasingly prevalent since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Infosec experts have observed a surge in global DDoS activity in recent months. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) issued a warning about these types of attacks

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07 Jun 2022

Using Tech to Build Supply Chain Resilience in a Changing World

Proper supply chain management is critical to smooth business operation, agility and profitability. Beyond coordination, resilience is a key quality required for supply chain management. Covid-19 related supply chain disruptions have affected most industries. Vast numbers of companies across the globe experienced troubles during Covid-19, impacting shipment timing, costs, efficiency

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07 Jun 2022

How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is a Litmus Test for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Many companies have withdrawn from Russia to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. So far, major cryptocurrency exchanges in the U.S. have resisted, saying they won’t do it unilaterally. This is a principled stand, and it is consistent with the guiding ethos of the cryptocurrency community. After all, these markets serve

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03 Jun 2022

Russia is ‘failing’ in its mission to destabilize Ukraine’s networks after a series of thwarted cyber-attacks

Russia is failing in its mission to shake Ukraine’s cyber resilience as the country continues to successfully thwart cyber-attacks from its oppressor. That was the takeaway from WithSecure’s Sphere conference this week, as chief research officer Mikko Hyppönen told attendees that Putin’s regime is “largely failing”. During the event, held in Helsinki,

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03 Jun 2022

Sandvine Pulls Back From Russia as US, EU Tighten Control on Technology It Sells

In 2017, the Canadian technology firm Sandvine merged with a Silicon Valley rival, Procera Networks. Both companies sold a powerful internet monitoring tool called deep packet inspection technology that can manage network traffic, block malware and spam and — more controversially — be used by national governments to censor the

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31 May 2022

Russia’s War in Ukraine: The War in Cyberspace

Dmytro Dubov, Head of the Information Security and Cyber Security Department of the National Institute for Strategic Studies in Kyiv, examines Russia’s methods of cyberattack against Ukraine’s critical infrastructure facilities, and their impact. He discusses the close coordination between Russia’s cyber and propaganda activities and highlights future challenges for Russia in

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