The Day A Computer Virus Came Close To Plugging Gulf Oil

It was a Sunday afternoon in August 2012 and Gert-Jan Schenk, the European head of cyber security

Cyberwar: UK PLC attacked 1000 times per hour

Earlier this year Jonathan Evans, the Director General of MI5 (the UK Security Service), warned t

Meet MiniFlame, The Ninja Assassin of Cyber Warfare Tools

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have been patiently picking apart the ingenious malware packages that romped through computer networks in the Middle East, sucking up data and destroying Iranian nuclear centrifuges and it seems Kaspersky finds a new addition to the allegedly U.S. and Israeli-sponsored family of cyber-weapons every other month. Monday theyannounced the discovery of the Flame malware’s baby cousin, MiniFlame.

Infrastructure Hacks Call for Security Rethink

The likelihood that critical infrastructures are woefully vulnerable has been predicted for many

Malware & cyber espionage, ongoing attacks on sensitive information

Malware once were used primarily to destroy the victim's PC, but the scenario has completely changed today.

While surviving the need of wanting to harm with malicious software, for example in the development of cyber weapons, the current trend is to develop agents that serve primarily to the function of spying.

Japan institutions victim of cyber espionage, is it cyber warfare?

Stuxnet to Shut down Sunday with No Major Breakthrough in Deterring Iran's N. Work


How the US Should Respond to Stuxnet Disclosure

“Yes, we did it. We’re going to do it again if what you do is bad.”

Confirmed: US and Israel created Stuxnet, lost control of it

In 2011, the US government rolled out its "International Strategy for Cyberspace," which reminded us that "interconnected networks link nations more closely, so an attack on one nation’s networks may have impact far beyond its borders." An in-depth report today from the New York Times confirms the truth of that statement as it finally lays bare the history and development of the Stuxnet virus—and how it accidentally escaped from the Iranian nuclear facility that was its target.

Cyber weapons? Get used to it – We are at cyberwar!

The latest malware threat that is going around the world is the malware Flame. Security Affairs has published an article that explains the functions of the Flame malware.

Flame is not the first malware that has hit Iran. Each time that Iran gets targeted by a malware it gets published on the internet and it then gets wide media attention.

We can tell this by looking at the history of malware attacks on Iran like the Stuxnet malware, Duqu malware and Viper.