Atos, IT provider for Winter Olympics, hacked months before Opening Ceremony cyberattack
Hackers appear to have compromised the main IT service provider for the Winter Olympic Games months before last week's highly publicized cyberattack.
Atos makes $5 billion bid for Gemalto
Gemalto is the world's largest manufacturer of SIM cards and credit card chips but has posted lower-than-expected profits throughout the year.
Russia and U.S. to create 'working group' to discuss election hacking
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Trump accepted Putin's statement that Russia did not meddle in U.S. elections.
Researchers link Macron hack to APT28 with 'moderate confidence'
"Flashpoint’s hypothesis [is] that the Macron leak was undertaken by Fancy Bear."
Cyber Command head: We are not prepared to counter info operations
U.S. Cyber Command is not “optimized” today to combat information operations orchestrated by foreign powers, said NSA Director and U.S. Cyber Command head Michael Rogers during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday. “It right now is not in our defined set of responsibilities per say,” Rogers told lawmakers. “I would be the first to admit that [information warfare] is not what our workforce is optimized for …we are certainly not where we need to be.”
Hacking against France's Macron previews dangers for other major European elections
“If this is APT28, then they have not abandoned this tool. We can anticipate they’ll continue to use it until the consequences for these actions are greater.”