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Kremlin seeks to sway British public opinion?

The head of the UK's National Cyber Security Centre has written to political parties warning of potential Russian-backed hacking to sway the British electorate.

German spy chief claims Russian hackers will disrupt election

The president of Germany's Federal Intelligence Service said he expects Russian cyberattacks to interfere with upcoming electoral processes across Europe, but particularly in Germany.

New NATO report claims China's cyber-space influence continues to grow

A new report by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE) has shown a comprehensive overview of the evolving Chinese cyber-structures.

Guccifer 2.0 and Russia's hidden agenda

Rob Sloan explains how the DNC hack was tied to Russian state hackers

Carbanak set to double down on $1 billion heist

Proofpoint has found what it believes to be the event horizon of the huge attack campaign by the Russian APT group, Carbanak.

DoJ touts data-sharing pact with UK before Judiciary Committee

In a hearing before the US House Judiciary Committee, the DoJ addressed its recent efforts to compel technology companies to turn over electronic communications data stored on foreign soil.

US Gov confirms Ukraine power outages were caused by cyber-attack

According to the Department of Homeland Security, the power outages in Ukraine late last year were in fact caused by malicious attacks.

Russian hackers blamed for power outages in Western Ukraine

Power outages on Christmas Eve in Western Ukraine have been blamed on Russian special services hackers.

Facebook begins warning users of state-sponsored attacks on their accounts

Facebook will begin notifying users when nation-state attackers target their accounts, CSO Alex Stamos wrote in a blog post.