The attack on telecommunications companies by the group APT10, detailed by US/Israel firm Cybereason on Tuesday, appears to be one that leverages privileged access in privileged accounts, the Research Team Lead at Israel-based firm CyberArk Labs says.
A coalition of 47 organisations and individuals have written to the British spy agency, Government Communications Headquarters, raising objections to a proposal to insert a privileged user in an encrypted conversation, so that a government could spy on such interactions without actually breaking encryption.
ANALYSIS Predicting the future is generally a game for mugs but it is possible to say with a high degree of certainty that there will be no details of any American advanced persistent threats or APTs unveiled during Kaspersky Lab's annual Security Analyst Summit that kicks off in Singapore on Monday.
Australian Foreign Minister Senator Marise Payne does not think there will be in any change in the decision to ban the Chinese telecommunications equipment firm Huawei Technologies from playing a role in the country's 5G networks.
The director of Government Communications Headquarters, Britain's top spy agency, has told an audience in Singapore that the strategic challenge posed by China in an era of globalised technology is much bigger than that posed by one telecommunications company like Huawei.
A former director of Government Communications Headquarters, Britain's top spy agency, says statements that using any Chinese technology in any part of a 5G network represents an unacceptable risk are nonsense.
A well-known security researcher claims that there is a massive conflict of interest in the UK's National Cyber Security Centre being a part of the the country's main spy agency, GCHQ, because the focus of the two organisations is at odds with each other.
Three British intelligence agencies — MI5, GCHQ and MI6 — have admitted illegally collecting private data relating to the charity Privacy International as part of its bulk communications data and bulk personal datasets programs.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the methods used by the British spy agency, Government Communications Headquarters, to collect information through bulk interception of online communications violated privacy and did not provide enough safeguards.
A British Government report claims equipment made by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies has technical and supply-chain issues that expose the UK's telco networks to new security issues.
Intelligence chiefs in the US may have accused Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei of spying, but it appears that the UK has no qualms about working with the company.
After its products were banned from use in the US public sector, Russian security company Kaspersky Lab now faces questions over its products in the UK, with British spooks raising fears that its software may be used by Russia for gathering intelligence.
British spy agency GCHQ was fully aware that US authorities were investigating security researcher Marcus Hutchins at the time when he went to the US to attend a security conference.
The release of a huge number of CIA documents by WikiLeaks overnight puts many of the common software and gadgets used around the world at risk.
The private conversations of thousands of Dutch citizens have ended up in the hands of the Australian technology company Appen which develops software for converting speech into text.
The British spy agency GCHQ discovered how to exploit security holes in 13 different firewall models made by Juniper Networks, a security company that revealed the existence of security holes in its products last week.
Reporters without Borders has publised its annual ‘Enemies of the Internet’ report. It makes depressing reading.
The recently promoted cyber puzzle has been solved by many people; now we have a full video of all the steps.
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