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Cyber Intelligence Report – July 15, 2014

In this edition: Operation Protective Edge hits cyber realm | Operation Protective Edge in cyber industry | U.S. engaged in talks with China regarding cyber spying activity | DOD bolstering cyber security resources within civilian and military networks | South Africa’s cyber crime increases | Cyber security issues take center stage at 5th Kenya Internet Governance Forum | New Australian Center for Cyber Security | North Korea expanding cyber power | France creating national cyber reserve unit | NATO approves establishment of military Cyber-Polygon-Base

Cyber Intelligence Report – July 1, 2014

In this edition: Israel among top cyber defense exporting countries | Cyber campaigns in wake of Operation Brother’s Keeper | New US Ambassador in Beijing said Chinese cyber espionage is a threat | A Russia plan to fight cyber extremism | Russia develops a Stuxnet like cyber-attack directed towards US and Europe | SEA hacks Reuter’s through third party system | Anonymous begins operation against ISIS supporters | The British Communication Intelligence Agency extends cyber cooperation | Europol and ENISA cooperate to fight cybercrime in Europe | Dutch company hacked Google Glass

Cyber Intelligence Report – June 15, 2014

In this edition: Israel as a cyber-security superpower | United States and Australia strengthening cyber cooperation | Russian hacker accused by US for cyber money laundering | Cyber crime second most common form of economic crime in the Middle East | Iraqi Communication Ministry blocked Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube | China once again behind a cyber-espionage operation | Vietnam concerned about cyber security | UK: The Bank of England in war against cyber crime | France officially joining NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

Cyber Intelligence Report – June 1, 2014

In this edition: Physical cyber infrastructure failure | Israeli insurance industry involved in cyber security | BlackShade arrests cause largest international cyber crackdown | Five Chinese military officers indicted for cyber espionage activities | Anonymous planning major cyber-attack on World Cup corporate sponsors | Russia involved in cyber spying operation in Belgium | Russian hackers cripple Ukraine's network ahead of presidential vote | The Wall Street Journal Twitter hacked by the SEA | Iranian espionage through social media revealed | South Korea developing new cyber technologies in cooperation with U.S. | UK: A bilateral agreement with Israel on Cyber Defense | French Ministry of Defense establishing new data center

Cyber Intelligence Report – May 15, 2014

In this edition: Israeli research on online privacy | U.S. to discuss Cyber Legislation this summer | Russian cyber community wants creation of an Information and Defense Ministry | Jail for Saudi editor who discussed religion online | Expert speaks on Islamic inspired cyber terrorism | Terror cyber-indoctrination in Syria | Japan and the E.U. on the way to their first cyber agreement | British IT workers targeted by foreign intelligence agencies

Cyber Intelligence Report – May 1, 2014

In this edition: Developments in IDF cyber campaign for officials | Revelations about secret Israeli cyber unit, S-74 | Heartbleed bug takes general public by storm | FBI informant related to campaign of cyber-attacks against foreign countries | Hagel urges trilateral work for threat assessment, cybersecurity | Russian cyber-attack threat to western financial system | Saudi Arabia ranks second in Gulf for exposure to cyber attacks | Iran calls for broader international campaign against cyber crime | SEA attacks RSA conference | Chinese cyber spying campaign targets Australian Parliament | A new chief to British communication intelligence agency | Increasing costs of cyber-attacks defenses | (ISC)2 launches new European qualification | New cyber search engine for buying illegal products

Cyber Intelligence Report – April 15, 2014

In this edition: Israel well prepared against cyber-attacks | New cyber centers being developed in Israeli universities | U.S. government suggest private companies share cyber-threat information | Foreign social networks banned in Russia | Iranian and Syrian cyber-attack activity on the rise | Japan and U.S. hold second cyber security cooperation meeting | The British GCHQ to approve U.K. postgraduate degrees in cyber security

The Ukrainian crisis – a cyber warfare battlefield

The crisis in Ukraine was the largest battlefield of cyber war since Russia's cyber-attacks on Estonia in 2007 and Georgia in 2008. Russian cyber operations in Ukraine were based on the experience and lessons learned from previous attacks; they haven't left 'fingerprints' leading to the sources. Russia has managed to hit almost all Ukraine government websites and it was able to take control and to put on surveillance and monitoring all the Internet and telephone communications lines, before the invasion and occupation of Crimea by its military.

Cyber Intelligence Report – April 1, 2014

In this edition: Cyber Attacks vs Cyber Defense | #OpIsraelBirthday promises damage to Israel via cyberspace | US signs agreement with EU on cyber issues | The US Defense planning to increase cyber workforce by 2016 | Russia deploying highly sophisticated cyber weapons | First global cybersecurity conference in Abu Dhabi | China training cops for cyber war | Palo Alto opened cyber security lab in Singapore | Romania is world's top hacking and global cyber-attack country | UK launched Computer Emergency Response Team after delay | TOR escalates in hiding criminal activity

Cyber Intelligence Report – March 26, 2014

In this edition: Two weeks of diverse cyber-attacks in Israeli cyberspace | SEA claims to have succeeded in hacking CENTCOM | Russian citizens called for terrorist activities on social networks | Kuwait urges Arab countries to unite against security challenges| Kenya’s ministry of transport website hacked | New Chinese stealth fighter aircraft created because of cyber-spying operation | UK expanding cyber training to children | NATO websites targeted by Ukrainian cyber-attack | Latvia establishing new Cyber Defense Unit

Cyber Intelligence Report – March 18, 2014

In this edition: Israel - New opportunities in cyber security | Anonymous member sentenced to 12 years of prison in U.S. | White House announces voluntary Cybersecurity Framework | Russian - largest spam contributer | The Russian roots of Uroburos cyber malware | UAE invests in cyber security | FC Barcelona Twitter account hacked by SEA | China planning to be strong Internet power | New cyber defense headquarters in France | Netherlands shut down Darknet website

Cyber Intelligence Report – March 4, 2014

In this edition: Israel - New opportunities in cyber security | Anonymous member sentenced to 12 years of prison in U.S. | White House announces voluntary Cybersecurity Framework | Russian - largest spam contributer | The Russian roots of Uroburos cyber malware | UAE invests in cyber security | FC Barcelona Twitter account hacked by SEA | China planning to be strong Internet power | New cyber defense headquarters in France | Netherlands shut down Darknet website

Saudi Arabia’s New Missile Force

A recent article in Newsweek reported that “according to a well-placed intelligence source,” in 2007 Saudi Arabia began to purchase CSS-5 (DF-21) ground-to-ground missiles from China. While similar reports appeared in the past, the recently published information is distinguished by its confirmation by an...

Cyber Intelligence Report – February 20, 2014

In this edition: UK targeted Anonymous with cyber-terrorism tactics | The Syrian Electronic Army hacks Forbes.com website | IDF reveals five-year plan | Edward Snowden used low-cost tool to belittle NSA | Internet security concerns at Sochi Olympic Games | Israel - A growing cyber nation | Singapore welcomes new Israel Aerospace Industry cyber R&D center | Saudis could face five-year jail term and up to $800,000 fines for sending offensive tweets | German government and intelligence services accused of involvement in NSA affair...