This week, Foreign Secretary William Hague revealed that “not an hour goes by when a system in the UK is not being attacked”, and not only do the hackers attempt to steal state or trade secrets, but also aim to disrupt infrastructure, communications and satellite systems.
F-Secure’s new Threat Report uncovers a security landscape in which focus has shifted away from traditional virus and malware threats to nation state sponsored cyber attacks.
Kaspersky Lab experts have recently notified the world of the existence of another piece of malware that seems to have come from the same workshop(s) that pushed out Stuxnet, Duqu and Flame.
Today, extensive analysis on a new cyber espionage weapon dubbed ‘Gauss’ has been released, stating that the tool has capabilities to attack national critical infrastructure and steal financial data.
This week we have witnessed a heated debate between US Senators who showed opposite opinions on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, a bill aimed at regulating a number of important aspects related to defending critical infrastructure from cyber attacks.