China

COVID-19: China and Russia Disinformation and Shenanigans

As we sit here at the beginning of April, it is sometimes hard to remember that it was Nov. 17, 2019, when China discovered a virus emanating from a central fish and ...
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Firefox Enables DNS over HTTPS by Default in the United States

Firefox Enables DNS over HTTPS by Default in the United States

Mozilla is turning on DNS over HTTPS by default for users in the United States and is making it available for users throughout the rest of the world if they choose it ...
election security

Election Security a 2020 Myth?

As the 2020 election season shifts into high gear, the importance of election security becomes one of the most important issues facing the U.S. Thousands of hours have been spent within government ...
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low-intensity conflict

Low-Intensity Conflict: Cyber, Iran’s Next Move

Iran’s next move could be one of low-intensity conflict that could have a big impact on our cyber infrastructures The level of angst and concern of a hot-war between Iran and the ...
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US mayors agree to boycott future ransomware attacks following hacking spree on city systems

US mayors agree to boycott future ransomware attacks following hacking spree on city systems

Numerous big cities across the United States have fallen victim to ransomware attacks costing the municipalities tens of millions of dollars to recover. While some city administrators refrain from giving in to ...
Huawei Fallout: UK Defence Minister Sacked Over Leak

Huawei Fallout: UK Defence Minister Sacked Over Leak

The surprising U.K. government position which we referenced in our prior piece on Huawei being a national security proxy for China wasn’t supposed to have been public knowledge. The information concerning the ...
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Is Huawei a National Security Proxy for China?

Is Huawei a National Security Proxy for China?

Much has been made of recent pronouncements in both the U.S. and the U.K. concerning whether the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is a national security threat. On the one hand, we have ...
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Russia Imprisoning Sources Associated With U.S. Election Meddling

Russia Imprisoning Sources Associated With U.S. Election Meddling

For those keeping score, the Russian Federation has been sending Russian intelligence officers to prison at a rapid clip. These officers were active in counterintelligence cyberoperations within the Russian Federation and are ...
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Huawei Sanction-Busting and Espionage Threat

Huawei: Sanction-Busting and Espionage Threat?

The chief financial officer (CFO) of Huawei was arrested Dec. 1 in Vancouver, Canada, on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the United States, which alleges Meng Wanzhou, daughter of the company’s ...
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Russia Project Lakhta’s Accountant

Russia Meddling, Round Two: Project Lakhta’s Accountant

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has shown tremendous patience as it builds its case to identify those involved with the Russian election interference in the United States and elsewhere (Project Lakhta) ...
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