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CISA starts identifying targets most necessary to protect from hacking

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The agency isn't going to wait for Congress to act, CISA Director Jen Easterly said.

Iran-linked hackers targeted maritime and defense contractors, compromised Office 365 accounts

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

Less than 20 victims were successfully compromised.

A rising tide lifts all boats in maritime cybersecurity

by Sen. Angus King, Rep. Michael Gallagher • 3 months ago

Congress and the White House must act now to safeguard critical chokepoints from cyber disruption, two lawmakers argue.

Suspected Iranian hackers pose as ransomware operators to target Israeli organizations

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Certain Iran-linked hacking groups are increasingly willing to use tactics associated with financially motivated criminals, researchers say.

Suspected Chinese spies cover tracks in efforts to breach Vietnamese government

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

The research shows how alleged Chinese hackers may collaborate in their efforts to infiltrate Southeast Asian governments.

Suspected China-linked hackers targeted India's energy sector, research suggests

by Shannon Vavra • 11 months ago

China may be trying to send a signal to India, analysts say.

White House releases maritime cybersecurity update

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Ports and shipping lanes are ripe for adversaries' exploits, and the military sees potential threats to its force projection, too.

Microsoft says it nixed China-linked hackers' apps from Azure cloud

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

The group — known as APT40, Gadolinium or Leviathan — was hosting apps on the Azure Active Directory and using open source tools as part the latest evolution in its tactics, security researchers said.

US Army combines fake hacks, natural disaster simulation to test municipal responses

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

What happens when cyberattacks and natural disasters hit ports all at once?

Trump officials hint at update for US maritime cybersecurity

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The White House wants to take a closer look at maritime cybersecurity, two senior administration officials say.