The Russo-Ukrainian was continues to rage on in both the physical world and cyberspace, providing an ongoing stream of events to analyze and new security threats to study. While the world is focused on this conflict, other threat actors remains active and mostly unreported.
The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has been the main highlight of March 2022, generating a significant increase in online activity. As a majority of the world united against Russian aggression, multiple hacktivist groups have targeted Belarusian and Russian institutions
China, as one of many alleged actors on the frontier of cyber espionage, is best understood by briefly examining the past century, how it influences contemporary cyber operations attributed to Chinese-based actors, and how they could be used against the Canadian Armed Forces in a potential Southeast Asian conflict.
Two days ago, the Inquirer post an article on a new law passed in the Chinese city of Nanchang, in the Jiangxi province, to replace pirated copies of Windows in Internet cafes by legitimate software. The alternative proposed to the cafes is the Red Flag Linux distribution, which prompted fears of snooping by U.S Radio […]
Not entirely cyber warfare related but still a very interesting read, but according to the Global Trends 2025 report by the National Intelligence Council, irregular warfare, which cyber warfare is part of, will play a determinant part in the future of the United States: “… expanded adoption of irregular warfare tactics by both state and […]
An unnamed senior US official has declared to the Financial Times that the Whitehouse computer network was victim to numerous cyber attacks from China. According to the same official, the attackers had access to e-mails for short periods of time. The unclassified network of the Whitehouse was breach numerous times by the attackers, which may […]
Newsweek reports that the computer systems of M. Obama and M. McCain were both hacked by unknown attackers during their campaigns. Very little information is available, but according to Newsweek, the FBI and the Secret Services claimed that several files from the Obama servers had been compromised by a “foreign entity” in midsummer. The same […]
Since the 70s, when Deng Xiaoping was the head of China, the People’s Liberation Army tried to modernize itself and cut its size in order to become more efficient. Still, China is still behind when it comes to military even if its defense budget is the second largest after the United States on the planet, […]