The isolated country continues to find ways to evade sanctions and generate income while operating on the fringes of the global financial system.
After a series of damaging failures, a senior Iranian intelligence official lost his job and a Revolutionary Guards general was said to have been arrested.
A report published by Microsoft also found that Moscow’s disinformation campaign to establish a narrative of the war favorable to Russia was doing better than expected.
The conflict over the program is about to flare again as President Biden travels next month to Israel and Saudi Arabia, Iran’s two biggest regional rivals.
Biden pledges to defend Taiwan against China but U.S. is outgunned
The campaign detailed by a cybersecurity firm highlights Beijing’s increasingly sophisticated tactics to spy on an array of targets, including countries it considers friends.
Experts who track the hackers’ actions said the group had recently begun to shift its focus to countries in Central and South America, perhaps as retaliation against nations that have supported Ukraine.
The February attack rattled Pentagon officials and private industry because it revealed new vulnerabilities in global communications systems.
Western officials are debating the Kremlin’s calculations in not trying harder to halt weapons shipments in Ukraine. Analysts wonder whether a bigger mobilization by Moscow is on the horizon.
The board, an advisory group with the Department of Homeland Security, has become embroiled in the debate over the government’s role in policing online content.
A new study by Microsoft shows that Russian cyberattacks often happened within days or even hours of missile strikes.
While the authenticity of leaked data could not be verified, the effort appears to be part of a campaign by hackers opposed to the Kremlin.
John Arquilla explains how Ukrainians have adopted the three new rules of war.
Experts say the hacking, while unsuccessful, was among the most complex cyberattacks they have seen in the war so far.
There are days when it certainly seems that way.
The operation is the latest effort by the Biden administration to thwart actions by Russia by making them public before Moscow can strike.
Experts say the hackers’ intentions might not be to actually trick anyone, but to erode confidence in Ukrainian media outlets and institutions.
The Finnish company played a key role in enabling Russia’s cyberspying, documents show, raising questions of corporate responsibility.
The announcement covered hackings from 2012 to 2018, but served as yet another warning from the Biden administration of Russia’s ability to conduct such operations.
A new law requires companies to tell the federal government about hacks, but the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency still has to work out the details of what must be reported.
The Eastern European countries had sought to buy Pegasus, spyware made by an Israeli firm, to carry out intelligence operations against Russia, according to people with knowledge of the discussions.
The president cited “evolving intelligence” and urged companies to strengthen their defenses immediately.
Navigating between aiding Ukraine and avoiding an escalation with Moscow has led to a tangle of decisions and sometimes tortured distinctions over weapons and other elements of policy.
The digital confrontation is playing out in the shadows, as inconspicuous as it is insidious.
Attempts at diplomacy have hit a stone wall as President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia refuses to engage in any serious negotiation, but his endgame is unclear.
Hacks and other cyberweapons might not revolutionize warfare after all.
Anne Neuberger, the deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology, discusses how the battle in cyberspace is shaping up.
The Russian leader may be risking an information revolution at home.
The United States has walked to the edge of direct conflict with Russia in an operation that is reminiscent of the Berlin airlift of 1948-49, but far more complex.
Russia’s attack may have you wondering what will happen if the conflict spills into cyberthreats beyond Ukraine’s borders. Here’s what you can do to ease your mind.
The hackers have claimed a number of disruptions over the past week, blurring the lines between amateurs and groups linked to governments.
U.S. leaders must rethink the current cyberdefense system and rally around a centralized regulator.
Ukrainian troops have mounted a stiffer-than-expected opposition against a superior force in the early days of the war. But U.S. officials say it may not last.
After years of talks about the need for public-private partnerships to combat cyberattacks, the war in Ukraine is stress-testing the system.
A New York Times investigation reveals how Israel reaped diplomatic gains around the world from NSO’s Pegasus spyware — a tool America itself purchased but is now trying to ban.
Russian companies have many cryptocurrency tools at their disposal to evade sanctions, including a so-called digital ruble and ransomware.
Control of the internet is increasingly part of any modern conflict.
The special counsel implicitly acknowledged that White House internet data he discussed, which conservative outlets have portrayed as proof of spying on the Trump White House, came from the Obama era.
The moves came a week after the department made its largest financial seizure ever, confiscating over $3.6 billion worth of Bitcoin stolen in a 2016 hacking.
Intelligence assessments suggest that a Russian invasion of Ukraine would most likely be preceded by cyberattacks on Ukraine’s electric grid, its communications systems and its government.
A tale about Israel, Pegasus and the world.
A Times investigation reveals how Israel reaped diplomatic gains around the world from NSO’s Pegasus spyware — a tool America itself purchased but is now trying to ban.
A significantly upgraded military has emerged as a key tool of Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy, as he flexes his might around the globe and, most ominously, on the Ukraine border.
Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s new chief executive, terminated the company’s head of security this week. Twitter’s chief information security officer is also leaving.
The slow evacuation may be part propaganda, part preparation for a conflict or part feint, Ukrainian and U.S. officials say. It could be all three.
If the West fails to meet its security demands, Moscow could take measures like placing nuclear missiles close to the U.S. coastline, Russian officials have hinted.
The director of national intelligence appointed a C.I.A. veteran to the post amid delays in congressional approval of money for a new office to oversee threats to American politics from abroad.
Moscow said the ransomware group REvil “ceased to exist” after raids and arrests. It is not clear if the operation will ease tensions with Washington.
A cyberattack defaced the Foreign Ministry website with a message saying “Be afraid,” a day after the latest round of high-stakes talks intended to forestall a Russian invasion.