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Singapore Telecom to buy US cybersecurity firm for $810 mn

Singapore Telecom to buy US cybersecurity firm for $810 mn

Singapore Telecom (Singtel) said Wednesday it will buy almost all of US cybersecurity firm Trustwave for $810 million, saying it was looking to become “a global player” in the sector. Southeast Asia’s biggest telecom firm by revenue said it will […]


South Korea accuses North of cyber-attacks on nuclear plants

South Korea accuses North of cyber-attacks on nuclear plants

South Korea’s government accused North Korea Tuesday of carrying out cyber-attacks last December on its nuclear power plant operator, describing them as a provocation which threatened people’s lives and safety. “We condemn North Korea’s persistent cyber-terror targeting our country and […]


US, South Korean air forces sharpen cyberspace defense

US, South Korean air forces sharpen cyberspace defense

Attacks, counter-attacks, bombs, rescues, evacuations and logistics are all elements of conflict. For the participants of Key Resolve 2015 (KR15), these actions and other important elements of combat come through a buzzing hard drive rather than from a physical foe. […]


Cybercom Chief: Cyber Threats Blur Roles, Relationships

Cybercom Chief: Cyber Threats Blur Roles, Relationships

Over five years of U.S. Cyber Command operations, global movement of threat activity through cyberspace has blurred roles and relationships among government agencies, as well as between the public and private sectors and the real and virtual worlds, the Cybercom […]


Newly found online security flaw stems from 1990s

Newly found online security flaw stems from 1990s

A newly discovered Internet security flaw could leave many websites vulnerable to hackers because of weak US encryption standards in the 1990s, researchers said Tuesday. The flaw dubbed “FREAK” could leave thousands of websites open to attacks if the problem […]


Stolen SIM card keys could be powerful spy tool

SIM Card

It would be another powerful tool in the arsenal of US and British spy services: encryption keys for a large share of the SIM cards used for mobile phones. A report by the investigative news website The Intercept, citing leaked […]


US Creates Cyber-CIA to Fight Hackers

US Creates Cyber-CIA to Fight Hackers

The Obama administration announced creation of another federal intelligence center in the long list of law enforcement and spy services. This time its main task will be cyberintel. The last year saw high-profile hacks into Sony Pictures, which set off […]


US cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

US cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

US Army cyber defenders released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks. The forensic analysis code called Dshell has been used, for nearly five years, as a framework to help the U.S. Army understand the events of compromises of […]


US Army identifies Soldiers for new Cyber Branch

US Army identifies Soldiers for new Cyber Branch

Shortly after the secretary of the Army made Cyber a branch in September 2014, a Cyber Voluntary Transfer Incentive Program was announced, asking for applications from active-duty officers, second lieutenant through colonel. “The response was overwhelming,” said Lt. Col. Tim […]


 
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