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Countries fear state-sponsored cyberwar


Nation-state actors are changing their cyber tactics: China’s Volt Typhoon and Russia’s GRU are engaged in espionage operations, often infiltrating a company’s routers, but the countries are also prepositioning for a conflict later.

A woman walks with a power plant in the background, in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, March 16, 2022. 

Ladder theory: Part II

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A gas station is empty because the gas pumps are out of service in Tehran, Iran, after a widespread outage of a system that allows consumers to buy fuel with a government-issued card

Iran faces widespread gas station outage, believed to be a cyberattack.

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Commodities containers are seen at Shahid Rajaee harbor

Iran-Israel cyberattacks threaten unofficial rules of engagement

A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017.

COVID-19 Cyber Threat Intelligence League fights cybercrime amid pandemic

Man holds laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in an illustration picture.

A cyberattack could wreak destruction comparable to a nuclear weapon

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While nuclear war is a danger most people are aware of, cyber attacks could potentially be just as dangerous. Find out how escalating attacks on vulnerable infrastructure have some experts worried.


Ukraine official warns against Russia cyberattacks

The hackers are targeting companies, including banks and energy infrastructure firms, in a roll out that suggests they are preparing to activate the malware in one massive strike, cyber police chief Serhiy Demedyuk said.

Recent released information about Russians hacking into American power systems has raised several concerns about the overall security of the U.S. energy grid as a whole.

Can the US protect its power grid from hackers?


A group of hackers from Russia made headlines when it was able to shut down Ukraine’s power grid in 2015. The US may be the next target.

An electrical line technician works on restoring power in Vilonia, Arkansas.

The US blames Russia for cyber attacks on the energy grid


The Trump administration on Thursday blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the US power grid, marking the first time the United States has publicly accused Moscow of hacking into American energy infrastructure.

Visitors walk past Cisco's booth during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 27, 2017.

Russia, suspected in attacks, allowed access to cybersecrets


There are no known cyberattacks or hacks that originated as a result of information gained through the review process but it’s still cause for concern.