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UK to help vulnerable countries against Russia, China cyber threat

Britain said on Wednesday it would invest 22 million pounds ($31 million) to help vulnerable countries in Africa and the Indo-Pacific build up their...

Analysis: Cyberattack exposes lack of required defenses on US pipelines

The shutdown of the biggest US fuel pipeline by a ransomware attack highlights a systemic vulnerability: Pipeline operators have no requirement to implement cyber...

Top US fuel pipeline remains days from reopening after cyberattack

The biggest US gasoline pipeline will not resume full operations for several more days due to a ransomware cyberattack blamed on a shadowy criminal...

Watch out for hackers, Britain’s spy agency tells smart cities

Cities embracing technology to improve urban life risk falling prey to hackers, Britain’s cyber security agency warned on Friday, urging local authorities to ensure...

Cyber attack shuts down US fuel pipeline ‘jugular,’ Biden briefed

Top US fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline shut its entire network, the source of nearly half of the US East Coast’s fuel supply, after...

US government probes VPN hack within federal agencies, races to find clues

For at least the third time since the beginning of this year, the US government is investigating a hack against federal agencies that began...

Facebook says Palestinian spies behind hacking campaign

Facebook says it has disrupted a long-running cyberespionage campaign run by Palestinian intelligence which features spies posing as journalists and the deployment of a...

China-linked hackers used VPN flaw to target US defense industry

At least two groups of China-linked hackers have spent months using a previously undisclosed vulnerability in American virtual private networking devices to spy on...

White House blames Russian spy agency for SolarWinds hack

The White House said Russia’s foreign intelligence service, the SVR, was responsible for the SolarWinds hack, which led to the compromise of nine federal...

Israel says it thwarted foreign cyber attack on defence industry

Israel said on Wednesday it thwarted a cyber attack on its defence industry by a hacking group known as Lazarus, which the United States...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...