About: cyber espionage

Cybersecurity 29-05-2020

NSA warns of ongoing Russian hacking campaign against US systems

The US National Security Agency on Thursday (28 May) warned government partners and private companies about a Russian hacking operation that uses a special intrusion technique to target operating systems often used by industrial firms to manage computer infrastructure.
Cybersecurity 28-05-2020

Germany calls in Russian envoy, seeks sanctions over hacking

Germany's foreign ministry on Thursday (28 May) called in the Russian ambassador to discuss possible sanctions over a 2015 hacking attack on the German parliament, in an escalating diplomatic row.
Global Europe 06-05-2020

Germany issues arrest warrant for Russian suspect in parliament hack

German prosecutors believe a 2015 hack attack on the country’s parliament was carried out by the same Russian operative who a year later derailed Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign by breaking into her emails, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported.
China 23-11-2018

US asks allies to shun Huawei equipment over espionage fears

The US government is trying to persuade wireless and internet providers in allied countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (22 November).
Digital 02-02-2017

EU tools up for cyber war

As the member states rapidly progress in their own personal cyber arms race, the bloc’s institutions risk being left behind. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Global Europe 11-10-2016

Putin in Berlin – and Paris? – on 19 October for Ukraine talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Berlin on 19 October for talks with some leaders of the European Union and Ukraine to discuss a solution to the Ukrainian crisis, a Kremlin aide told reporters yesterday (10 October).
Digital 14-10-2014

iSight: Ukraine crisis intensifies Russian cyber-espionage

Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners.
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