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Chinese-linked hackers breached top Australian defense university, report says

by Ryan Duffy • 7 days ago

The IT systems of a leading Australian university were hit by hackers suspected to be Chinese, officials from the university and government confirmed last week. The attacks on Australian National University’s computer networks began last year and have not been fully contained.

How crisis communications factor into a cyberattack

by cyber_admin • 4 weeks ago

Op-ed: Wire CEO Morten Brøgger wonders why CIOs and CISOs wait until its too late to stand up secure communications inside their enterprise.

The U.S. military combined cyber and kinetic operations to hunt down ISIS last year, general says

by Ryan Duffy • 2 months ago

Last week, the former commander of the anti-ISIS coalition discussed an operation in which U.S. forces and allies successfully used offensive cyber measures to hunt and defeat enemy forces. Despite the mission’s success, he said, the United States still faces a slew of challenges when confronting technologically adept nations in the cyber-dominated battlefield of the future.

Cops shut down one of the largest DDoS marketplaces in the world

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Four admins were arrested for running webstresser.org, one of the biggest DDoS marketplaces on the internet.

Nation-state hackers attempted to use Equifax vulnerability against DoD, NSA official says

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

An NSA official says 24 hours after Equifax's breach was made public, a nation-state was scanning DoD for unpatched Apache Struts instances.

Nuance Communications says NotPetya attack has cost it $92 million since June

by Michelai Graham • 5 months ago

The company expects to lose more revenue this year when it enhances and upgrades its cybersecurity software.

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