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10804163868?profile=RESIZE_400xJust what is for sale on the Dark Web?  According to a published report, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is investigating the leak of data reportedly stolen from a European missile systems firm, which hackers have put up for sale on the Dark Web.  The leaked data includes blueprints of weapons used by Ukraine in its current war with Russia.  Integrated defense company MBDA Missile Systems, headquartered in France, has acknowledged that data from its systems is a part of the cache b

10776804683?profile=RESIZE_400xFinland’s parliament website was temporarily shut down on Tuesday, 9 August, following a cyber-attack that coincided with the US’s move to admit the Nordic country to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).  The Finnish parliament said in a statement on Twitter that a denial-of-service attack hit the parliament’s external websites at around 2:30 pm local time.  “The Parliament takes steps to limit the attack together with service providers and the Cybersecurity Center,” the statement said

10359900282?profile=RESIZE_400xA spokesman from the United States said on 07 April 2022 that it had secretly removed malware from computer networks around the world in recent weeks, a step to pre-empt Russian cyberattacks and send a message to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.  The actions, made public by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, comes as U.S. officials warn that Russia could try to strike American critical infrastructure including financial firms, pipelines and the electric grid in response to the sanctions

10237187095?profile=RESIZE_192XFor years, cyber threat professionals have warned against installing Kaspersky on any computer.  Now, German cybersecurity agency BSI on 16 March 2022 urged consumers not to use anti-virus software made by Russia's Kaspersky, warning the firm could be implicated in hacking assaults amid Russia's war in Ukraine.   Russia's military and intelligence activities in Ukraine, and its threats to EU and NATO allies, particularly Germany, mean there is "a considerable risk of a successful IT attack", the

9145176696?profile=RESIZE_180x180The US and its NATO allies endorsed a new cybersecurity defense policy during President Biden's visit this week with member states in Brussels, according to the official summit communique.  NATO members agreed that the organization's Article 5 provision which states that an attack on one member nation is an attack on all could now be applied to cyber threats.  But NATO would make any decisions to invoke Article 5 in response to a cyber incident on a "case-by-case basis," the communique notes.  A

8925820866?profile=RESIZE_400xAn ongoing disinformation campaign called "Ghostwriter," which leverages compromised social media accounts is targeting several NATO member countries in Europe.  Ghostwriter is attempting to undermine confidence in the defensive organization as well as spread discord in Eastern Europe.  Researchers who uncovered the campaign in July 2020, have now documented an additional 20 incidents related to the cyber operation, including at least one earlier in 2021. 

The Ghostwriter campaign is primarily a

4471525345?profile=RESIZE_400xA new NATO report exposes Chinese government leaders plan to push through standardization of a new Internet architecture which will broaden the threat landscape, destabilize security and privacy, and fragment the world wide web. First proposed at the United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) conference in September 2019, the plans call for a replacement to the current TCP/IP model, dubbed “New IP.”  China is being led by Huawei, its state-run communications company, and the comm