As the Russians blitzed the Crimean region of Ukraine with cyberattacks, electromagnetic jamming and unmanned aerial systems, the U.S. military closely observed the battle tactics and recognized its need to transform.
The leading First Amendment and media law expert Floyd Abrams discusses Russia collusion case.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its report for the Senate Committee on Armed Services examining the Defense Department’s weapon systems cybersecurity. GAO investigators
A major U.S. telecommunications company discovered manipulated hardware from Super Micro Computer Inc. in its network and removed it in August, fresh evidence of tampering in China of critical technology components bound for the U.S., according to a security expert working for the telecom company.
Lawyers and privacy advocates alike should pay careful attention to the “priority actions” in the National Cyber Strategy related to surveillance and criminal law reform.
Wow … it is not hard to run license plates of Russian spies in Russia Poor GRU folks can not get any privacy these days!
In an unprecedented step, the Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD) and the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice on October 4, 2018 disclosed the identities under which four Russian individuals, believed to be officers of the cyber-warfare division of the Russia’s Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces (GRU). The four individuals travelled to the Netherlands in April 2018 in an attempt to hack into the computer network of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), based in The Hague. These four men travelled under diplomatic passports, two of which had consecutive issue numbers.
Following this disclosure, Bellingcat and its Russian investigative partner, The Insider, attempted to verify that the identities disclosed by the Dutch authorities were in fact the authentic identities of the persons involved. Comparing data from different databases dated 2002 to 2014, Bellingcat was able to confirm that these identities are indeed real, as opposed to cover personas, which is the case with the two GRU officers involved in the Skripal poisoning case.
Following last week’s bombshell report from Bloomberg Businessweek that claimed that Chinese spies infiltrated commercial servers in the US with hidden microchips, the Department of Homeland Security says that it has “no reason to doubt the statements from the companies named in the story.”