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.
U.S. oil and gas companies are 'still trying to catch up' on cybersecurity, experts say
Digital systems and internet networks belonging to U.S. oil and gas companies have increasingly come under attack from hackers in recent years, experts tell CyberScoop.
Shamoon 2.0 and StoneDrill are separate campaigns, but target the same country
The complex, destructive cyberattacks launched against Saudi Arabian businesses and government organizations are likely coming from at least two separate groups with aligned interests.
Worried lawmakers ask experts how to stop cyber-enabled information warfare
The complexities associated with nearly any solution — underlined by protections afforded through the First Amendment and the rise of privately owned social media networks — have so far led to a surplus of questions.