500K Italian Public Administration Email Accounts Compromised By Targeted Attack

500,000 certified Italian public administration emails were compromised by hackers who specifically targeted the Italian Comitato Interministeriale per la Sicurezza della Repubblica (CISR) as reported by Difesa e Sicurezza. Although CISR was the primary target, the hackers also compromised certified Read More …

Coming soon: Better collaboration, sharing with U.S. allies, IC CIO Sherman says

The U.S. intelligence community is working to improve collaboration and communication with its Five Eyes allies and beyond. Intelligence community CIO John Sherman plans “in just a couple weeks” to convene CIOs from Five Eyes allied nations — Australia, Canada, New Read More …

New Report Highlights U.S. Natural Gas Industry’s Leadership in Protecting America’s Critical Infrastructure from Cyberattacks

The American Petroleum Institute (API), the Natural Gas Council (NGC) and the wider membership the Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council (ONG SCC) – the official body representing the operators of natural gas and oil infrastructure to federal agencies Read More …

Feds: Chinese spies orchestrated massive hack that stole aviation secrets

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday unsealed charges that accused two Chinese government intelligence officers and eight alleged co-conspirators of conducting sustained computer intrusions into 13 companies in an attempt to steal designs for a turbofan engine used in commercial jetliners. A 21-page Read More …

Arkhangelsk FSB blast: 17-year-old carried bomb to agency’s premises, killed in explosion

A teenager brought an explosive device to the Federal Security Service’s (FSB) Directorate for the Arkhangelsk Region and was killed in the explosion, the Russian Investigative Committee reported. The explosion occurred at 08:52 Moscow time near an entrance to the Read More …

Thousands of critical energy and water systems exposed online for anyone to exploit

While you likely don’t stop to think about water or energy industries when you grab a drink of water or flip on the lights, you would definitely notice if your electricity or water stopped working. You might not know why Read More …

Quantum computing, AI, cyber and blockchain get boost from Hammond’s Budget

Quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI), cyber security and blockchain were the ‘winners’ in terms of technologies to benefit from Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget yesterday. While Hammond’s Budget speech only skated over technologies, the accompanying Budget Red Book gave details of future funding Read More …

Twenty-five people killed in Afghanistan army helicopter crash

Twenty-five people have been killed after an Afghan army helicopter crashed in bad weather. The crash happened in the western Farah province, which borders Iran. All 25 people on board were killed, including the deputy commander of the western zone, Read More …