Canada wants G7 nations to have rapid-reaction cybersecurity team after Ukraine attack – National

Canada wants G7 nations to have rapid-reaction cybersecurity team after Ukraine attack – National

Innovation Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is pushing G7 countries to set up a rapid reaction group on cybersecurity to help build resilience to post-Ukraine invasion attacks. Champagne suggested at a meeting of G7 digital ministers in Germany that they pool their knowledge to defend against attacks and protect crucial information technology infrastructure. Ukraine’s deputy prime minister … Read more

Best VPNs: Why Nord VPN is the best-selling cybersecurity option, plus the best NordVPN alternatives

Best VPNs: Why Nord VPN is the best-selling cybersecurity option, plus the best NordVPN alternatives

NordVPN is a popular choice for anyone concerned about cyber attacks or online privacy, but there are alternatives too. NordVPN Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, cybersecurity professionals have been urging Americans to increase their protection online. So how can you best protect your information? It’s a smart time to beef up your own personal … Read more

Finland, Sweden step up talks on joint NATO request

Finland, Sweden step up talks on joint NATO request

HELSINKI — The sudden increase in the intensity of the high-level talks between Finland and Sweden has raised the level of expectation that the two non-aligned Nordic states will jointly announce their decisions to join NATO by May 16. The prospect of a “joint jump” of Sweden and Finland to NATO will be discussed when … Read more

Conti ransomware leak shows the group operates like a normal tech company

Conti ransomware leak shows the group operates like a normal tech company

Conti, which uses malware to block access to computer data until a “ransom” is paid, operates much like a regular tech company, say cybersecurity specialists who analyzed leaked documents from the group. eclipse_images A Russian group identified by the FBI as one of the most prolific ransomware groups of 2021 can now understand what it … Read more

A chilling Russian cyber target in Ukraine: digital files

A chilling Russian cyber target in Ukraine: digital files

Russia’s relentless digital attacks on Ukraine may have caused less damage than many anticipated. But most of their hacking is focused on a different goal that gets less attention but has chilling potential consequences: data collection. Ukrainian agencies breached on the eve of the February 24 invasion include the Interior Ministry, which oversees the police, … Read more

Power supplier in Ukraine attacked with Industroyer2 ICS malware

Power supplier in Ukraine attacked with Industroyer2 ICS malware

An energy supplier in Ukraine was recently attacked with a new piece of malware designed to cause damage by manipulating industrial control systems (ICS). The attack, which targeted high-voltage electrical substations and reportedly failed, has been analyzed by the Ukrainian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA), cybersecurity firm ESET and Microsoft. The operation has been linked … Read more

Kaspersky Antivirus: why the software was added to a list of US security risks

Kaspersky Antivirus: why the software was added to a list of US security risks

Those who know about cyber security know Kaspersky Lab. The company was founded in 1997, is operated by a holding company in the UK and is based in Russia. In 2021, Gartner named Kaspersky the third largest provider of consumer IT products and the fifth largest provider of business IT products. The company offers antivirus, … Read more

Facebook Fights Cyber ​​Campaigns Targeting Ukraine

Facebook Fights Cyber ​​Campaigns Targeting Ukraine

Facebook parent company Meta said Thursday that Russian state actors and others are relentlessly trying to use the social network against Ukraine with campaigns of deception, hacking and coordinated harassment. Social networks have become one of the fronts of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, home to sometimes misleading information but also real-time monitoring of one … Read more