Russia accused of global net hack attacks

State-sponsored Russian hackers are actively seeking to hijack essential internet hardware, US and UK intelligence agencies say. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the FBI and the US Department of Homeland Security issued a joint alert warning of a global campaign. The alert details methods used to compromise the networking equipment used to move […]

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Could Russia and West be heading for cyber-war?

The latest warning of Russian intrusions is another sign that cyber-space is becoming one of the focal points for growing tension between Russia and the West. But so far, much of the talk about cyber-war remains hypothetical rather than real. It is true that Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is on high alert for the possibility […]

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US and UK warn that Russia has been hacking routers worldwide

POOL New / Reuters This morning, reports surfaced that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been briefed on possible incoming Russian-based cyberattack that could lead to the release of compromising information about the country’s lawmakers. But the threat has been expanded beyond gaining leverage on politicians. UK cyber intelligence agency NCSC, the FBI and the DHS have […]

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Russia, China Greatest Cyber-Security Threats, But Iran Is Growing

Russia and China present the greatest cyber-security threat to the US, but Iran is trying to increase and spend more on its capabilities, the Navy admiral in charge of the military’s Cyber Command told Congress Tuesday. Adm. Michael Rogers told the Senate Armed Services Committee that while the US has more overall military power than […]

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