Nation-state Hacking News, Articles and Updates

The four key mobile security threats to watch out for in 2018

Exploitation of kernel flaws, more mobile attacks, more rogue nation attacks, and increased use of WiFi 'evil twin' networks predicted for 2018 according to Gary Griffiths.

Organisations need to identify nation state attacks - but not attackers

For an enterprise security team to attempt investigate who is behind an attack is extremely complicated and time consuming, and most importantly does very little to improve the organisation's defences against further attack.

SC Congress 2018: Should critical infrastructure be put on a war footing?

Cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure are now the biggest threat to humanity and more action and collaboration is needed to defeat nation state actors and terrorists threatening essential systems.

US DETER Act aimed at punishing Russia and other nation-states

In the US, a bipartisan bill that takes aim at protecting the US elections from nation-state attacks would compel the Trump administration to levy harsh punishment on Russia for further interfering in US elections.

Stuxnext leaker pardoned by Barack Obama; Manning sentence slashed 80%

Instead of being sentenced, General James Cartwright, the man believed to have leaked the secret that the US and Israeli armies had developed the Stuxnet malware was pardoned by the outgoing Obama administration.

Russian cyberattacks might effect our upcoming election, says German Chancellor Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern that cyberattacks from Russia might interfere with elections next year in Germany.