Tag Archives: Cyberwarfare

Cybersecurity experts say the west has failed to learn lessons from Ukraine

Enlarge / Viktor Zhora from Ukraine’s information protection service, says cyber has become a major component of hybrid warfare. Dragonflypd.com/Black Hat reader comments 21 with Viktor Zhora, the public face of Ukraine’s success against Russian cyberattacks, received a hero’s welcome earlier this month on stage at Black Hat, the world’s biggest cybersecurity gathering, in Las… Read More »

China building cyberweapons to hijack enemy satellites, says US leak

Enlarge / The Dragon SpaceX satellite. China’s ambitious cyber attacks aim to mimic the signals that satellites receive from their operators, tricking them into being taken over or to malfunction. European Space Agency. reader comments 44 with Share this story China is building sophisticated cyber weapons to “seize control” of enemy satellites, rendering them useless… Read More »

Ukraine suffered more data-wiping malware than anywhere, ever

Celestino Arce/Getty Images reader comments 16 with Share this story Amidst the tragic toll of Russia’s brutal and catastrophic invasion of Ukraine, the effects of the Kremlin’s long-running campaign of destructive cyberattacks against its neighbor have often—rightfully—been treated as an afterthought. But after a year of war, it’s becoming clear that the cyberwar Ukraine has… Read More »

The risk of escalation from cyberattacks has never been greater

reader comments 22 with 0 posters participating Share this story In 2022, an American dressed in his pajamas took down North Korea’s Internet from his living room. Fortunately, there was no reprisal against the United States. But Kim Jong Un and his generals must have weighed retaliation and asked themselves whether the so-called independent hacker… Read More »

Preparing for Armageddon: How Ukraine battles Russian hackers

gwengoat | Getty Images reader comments 23 with 20 posters participating Share this story For years, a small and disparate Ukrainian team including IT experts, intelligence officers, and a criminal prosecutor has kept a wary eye on a group of hackers nicknamed Armageddon. The hackers were based in Crimea, shielded by the Russian government, which… Read More »

Ukraine says government websites hit by “massive cyber attack”

Enlarge / A Ukrainian Military Forces serviceman watches through a spyglass in a trench on the frontline with Russia-backed separatists near Avdiivka, southeastern Ukraine, on January 9, 2022. Anatolii Stepanov | Getty Images reader comments 189 with 66 posters participating Share this story Ukraine said it was the target of a “massive cyber attack” after… Read More »

Biden warns cyber attacks could lead to a “real shooting war”

Enlarge / US President Joe Biden, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo attend a plenary session of a NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. reader comments 112 with 70 posters participating Share this story President Joe Biden has warned… Read More »