Cyberattacks demanding ransoms for the release of information are on the rise. To determine if they should pay, businesses need to think about how they would react in such a scenario.
Bringing advanced technologies to the ancient practice of farming could help feed the world’s growing population, but it could also open the door for people looking to disrupt the global food system.
The hybrid nature of threats to South Africa’s energy infrastructure can only be solved by an integrated solution, including severe sanctions that should include fines and imprisonment.
One of a hacker’s most valuable tools is the phishing attack, and you might be unwittingly making the hacker’s job easier by leaving useful information about you online.
Russian hackers have been attacking Ukraine for years, but with help from US government agencies, businesses and universities, Ukraine’s cyber defenses have grown stronger.
The funds are allocated across a ten-year period, with most of the money redirected from defence spending.
With Russia poised to launch cyberattacks on US targets, many local governments find themselves without the staff or resources to even recognize when they’re under attack.
It’s illegal for Australians to answer Ukraine’s call to join its global cyber militia and defend against online Russian aggression. But the government could (carefully) legalise it if it wants to.
From jamming satellite signals to spreading disinformation, Russia’s military has sophisticated technologies it’s bringing to the battlefield in Ukraine.
These days sophisticated malware can spread like wildfire, thanks to transnational businesses and organisations providing bridges across countries.
Further cyber exploitation of Ukraine could cause citizens immense distress at this critical moment.
Artificial intelligence is emerging as a key cybersecurity tool for both attackers and defenders.
Russia sent troops to two Moscow-allied breakaway regions in Ukraine, after President Vladimir Putin recognized the regions’ independence. Five stories provide background to the growing conflict.
Troop buildups and diplomatic negotiations highlight the threat of a major land war in Europe. In cyberspace, Russia has been attacking Ukrainian infrastructure and government operations for years.
The risks of using aerosols to reflect sunlight and cool the planet include creating extreme weather and worsening catastrophes.
Russia has been developing sophisticated hybrid warfare tactics for some years now.
Russia probably has the means to attack US electrical grids and otherwise create havoc but probably won’t go that far. Instead, watch for disinformation aimed at undermining the US and NATO.
With the failure of talks, a Russian incursion into Ukraine has become more likely. But any invasion would face fierce resistance.
An increasing number of cyberattacks threaten critical infrastructures. These attacks exploit weaknesses in outdated and insecure systems.
As schools and colleges confront the challenges of COVID-19, cybercriminals exploit weaknesses in the computer networks and online systems.