U.K. attorney general: Allies must collaborate on attribution of international cyberattacks
The U.K. and its allies should make attribution a priority, Jeremy Wright argues.
Companies are stopping more cyberattacks, but have room to improve defenses, survey shows
An Accenture survey found that 87 percent of focused cyberattacks are prevented, compared to 70 percent reported in a similar study a year ago. Those numbers could easily be even higher, the consultancy said.
White House sanctions Russian oligarchs over malicious cyber-activity
Among the oligarchs sanctioned is Oleg Deripaska, founder and owner of one of the largest Russian industrial groups.
Russians can hijack satellites in order to launch cyberattacks, documents show
Russian intelligence services have been capable of hijacking satellite signals to launch stealthy cyberattacks since at least 2013.
Former NSA hackers: Yahoo indictments won't slow down Russian cyberattacks
Newly unveiled indictments against a group of hackers working for Russian intelligence, who were involved in breaching Yahoo and Google, will do little to deter future cyberattacks against the U.S., former NSA analysts and government lawyers tell CyberScoop. The Justice Department revealed charges on Wednesday against four alleged hackers responsible for compromising upwards of 500 million Yahoo accounts in 2014. The indictment states that the accused used their access to Yahoo and Google email accounts to enrich themselves and to spy on diplomats, journalists and business executives.
White House releases 2016 agency cyberattack stats, claiming progress
The reporting rules have changed, so the numbers of incidents aren't directly comparable with last year, but officials say the picture shows progress.