#infosec | CIA Accused of Mounting 11-Year Cyber-Attack Against China

A security company has accused America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of waging an 11-year campaign of cyber-espionage against critical industries in the People’s Republic of China. Qihoo 360 announced yesterday that it had “discovered and revealed cyber-attacks by the CIA hacking group (APT-C-39) which lasts for eleven years against China.” The company claims…

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#infosec | Cyber-Attack Grounds Flights in Alaska

RavnAir Group was forced to ground flights on Saturday following a cyber-attack on the Alaskan company’s computer network. In a statement released on Saturday morning, RavnAir wrote: “On Friday, December 20th, RavnAir Group experienced a malicious cyber-attack on our company’s IT network.” The nature of the attack was not disclosed; however, the company did…

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#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | RCMP lays charges against two individuals following cyber-attack

OTTAWA, Oct. 8, 2019 /CNW/ – Today, as part of a criminal investigation Project “Abalone”, the RCMP’s National Division Cybercrime Investigative Team arrested and charged Nana Koranteng and Jesiah Russell-Francis of Montréal, QC, following their alleged involvement in a significant cyber-attack. The two accused will appear in court in relation to…

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