Nation state attacks stories
China-affiliated APT groups behind most nation-state threat activity
Cybersecurity firm Trellix has released its June 2023 CyberThreat Report, revealing the latest trends in cyber threats and espionage activities.
Australian manufacturers increasingly wary of nation state threats
Outdated operating technologies are leaving Australian manufacturers vulnerable to nation state attacks, according to a BlackBerry study.
Cyberwar a growing concern for organisations - Venafi
Venafi's research reveals growing use of machine identities in state-sponsored cyber attacks amid increasing geopolitical tensions.
IT execs fear trickle-down of Nation State attack tools will hurt business
IT executives fear the trickle-down of Nation State tools and techniques will hurt their business, according to a new survey by HP Wolf Security.
72% of IT executives fear trickle-down of nation-state attack techniques will hurt business
Nation-state techniques, such as those used in the SolarWinds attack, are already being adopted by ransomware gangs.
Cyber-attackers target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain in sweeping phishing campaign
IBM releases bombshell report on phishing campaign targeting COVID-19 vaccine supply chain in multiple countries.
WhiteHawk delivers cybersecurity amid heightened threats
Nation-state attacks have targeted telecommunications and internet service providers, government organisations, and other institutions globally.
Ransomware vs cities in 2019: 174 and counting
At least 174 municipal institutions, with more than 3,000 subset organisations, have been targeted by ransomware during the last year.
Three cybersecurity vendors outline 16 industry predictions for 2020
With 2019 coming to a close, Ping Identity, Attivo Networks, and LogRhythm’s experts share what 2020 holds in store for cybersecurity.
CrowdStrike report lists cybersecurity adversary rankings
In today’s ever-evolving cyber landscape, speed is essential for effective cyber defence.
The future of cybercrime in Australia – ESET
Cyber-attacks will continue so long as the target seems worthwhile and the attackers have funding to continue their work.
Flashpoint: APAC companies must factor geopolitics in cyber strategies
The diverse geopolitical and economic interests of the states in the region play a significant role in driving and shaping cyber threat activity against entities operating in APAC.
Raising the stakes: McAfee’s predictions for cybersecurity
Security teams and solutions will have to contend with synergistic threats, increasingly backed by artificial intelligence to avoid detection.
Norwegian security firm thwarts state-sponsored attack by APT10
Norwegian cybersecurity firm Visma is accusing a Chinese state-sponsored attack group (APT10) of allegedly attacking their systems and engaging in cyberespionage.
Experts comment on Aus Parliament breach
Late last week, Australian security agencies reported they were looking into a security breach of the Federal Parliament’s network.
Interview: Tenable CTO on how companies should measure cyber risk
Rising geopolitical tensions coupled with an expanding attack surface have left governments and organisations vulnerable to targeted attacks.
Carbon Black releases 2019 global threat report
The report found that a new breed of cyberattacks (seemingly fuelled by geopolitical tension) is emerging.
Top cybersecurity threats of 2019 – Carbon Black
Carbon Black chief cybersecurity officer Tom Kellermann combines his thoughts with those of Carbon Black's threat analysts and security strategists.
LogRhythm announces eight cybersecurity predictions for 2019
LogRhythm’s predictions paint a sombre picture for the state of cybersecurity in 2019.
How protecting critical infrastructure starts with securing social media
Erroneous alerts regarding potential missile strikes that caused civil disruption in Hawaii and Japan in recent history.
2019 threat landscape predictions - Proofpoint
Proofpoint researchers have looked ahead at the trends and events likely to shape the threat landscape in the year to come.
Exclusive: CrowdStrike’s roundup of threats so far in 2018
CrowdStrike's mid-year review reveals escalating cyber activity attributed to China and the need for increased defences in all sectors.
Ten key steps to secure industrial control systems
Malicious groups and individuals worldwide are increasingly targeting critical infrastructure such as power and water supplies, telecommunications and transport systems.
Cyber attackers using businesses to target nation states
64% of incident response professionals had experienced attackers launching secondary command and control after an initial attack was shut down.