German government under cyber attack, shores up defenses

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s government was marshalling its defenses on Thursday against a powerful cyber attack that lawmakers said had breached the foreign ministry’s computer network and whose origins officials admitted were still unclear. The head of a parliamentary oversight panel said the attack was continuing, and security officials were trying to maintain control. “It…

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N Korea expanding cyber-attack capabilities, intention appears disruption

North Korea appears to be planning major international cyber-attacks, with espionage group  APT37 (Reaper) seen to be expanding its scope and sophistication with new zro day vulnerabilities and wiper malware according to a new report from FireEye. FireEye previously published a blog detailing the use of an Adobe Flash zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2018-4878)  this suspected North…

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