Yesterday, for the first time ever, the US Justice Department filed criminal charges against known state actors for hacking, as it accused five Chinese military hackers of cyber espionage against US firms.
With the current situation in Ukraine, and Russian hackers' penchant for escalating minor and major disputes and conflicts their nation has with neighbouring countries into the cyber realm, it's no wonder that Latvia has launched a Cyber Defence Unit.
Two researchers have developed a mathematical model for discovering the optimal moment to deploy specific cyber weapons in their arsenal.
Neohapsis security experts predict that next year there will be a cyberwar resurgence, the cloud will begin to show its hidden costs, and privacy will continue to lose in the US legislature.
Alert Logic examined the rise of cyber attacks targeting the energy sector—an industry thought to be particularly at risk due to the highly confidential and proprietary information they possess, as well as the prevalence of BYOD and contractor access.