Businesses are worrying about being caught in the crossfire of cyber warfare, according to research from Bitdefender - while industry figures warn that the gap between common-or-garden cyber threats and "Oh, look what nation states are doing" is becoming ever smaller. Bitdefender's latest report, titled 10 in 10, surveyed around 6,000 C-suite bods responsible for cyber security and found [PDF] "Over a fifth" of these said that cyber warfare was one of the most challenging topics they had to convince their colleagues to take seriously.
The CIA is running a secret cyberwar including Russian-style hack-and-leak operations with little or no oversight, US officials have warned. The approval for the operations stems from a National Security Presidential Memorandum signed in 2018 by President Trump which has long been known about but the contents of which remain top secret.
Kill Chain is an HBO documentary made and produced by Simon Arizzone, Russell Michaels and Sarah Teale. Arizzone and Michaels already worked on a documentary in 2006 called Hacking Democracy, which was about uncovering voting machines vulnerabilities and about how votes were manipulated, leading to George W. Bush winning the elections.
"The sophisticated cyberattacks that are the hallmark of nation state attacks often target digital keys and certificates that serve as machine identities." Over the last decade, there have been dozens of devastating attacks on government systems and infrastructure by militaries, with the severity and impact increasing as the years go by.
The potential risks associated with compromised systems are severe. Given the prospects of a potential cyberwar, utilities should place a greater emphasis on security.
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