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Threat actors targeting Israel and India

Ongoing collective hacking operations such as OpIsrael, OpIran and OpIndia consist of several hacktivist threat actors working independently to disrupt critical infrastructure and government entities. OpIsrael is an annual coordinated cyberattack, during which pro-Palestine hacktivists attack Israeli government, commercial and private websites. The campaign was launched in November 2012 by the Anonymous collective. OpIran and […]

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Cyjax White Paper on Russia and China in Africa: Synopsis

Cyjax has published a new White Paper which analyses the presence of China and Russia in Africa and how their focus on investments, training and teaching new talent can work to their benefit. Both China and Russia have sympathised with post-colonial struggles in Africa and have actively shown continued support for areas of significant need

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Cyjax White Paper on Russia-Ukraine War: Synopsis

Cyjax has published a new White Paper which is divided into two distinct sections. First, it provides a historical and contemporary overview of the situation in Ukraine, along with an assessment of President Putin’s rationale for launching the 2022 invasion. The events which took place on 24 February 2022 took the world largely by surprise.

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Threat intel report: energy infrastructure on the front line

Energy infrastructure in Ukraine finds itself on the front line in its war with Russia as nation state cyber threat actors target critical control systems. Chinese companies are developing hardware-based malware as present and future cyber threats to global energy infrastructure rise. In December 2015, a year after the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine was illegally

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Cyber threats and the energy sector: an overview

The major cyber threats facing the energy sector include ransomware, phishing, malware, vulnerability exploitation, supply chain issues, and DDoS attacks. These attacks may be carried out by state-sponsored threat actors, highly-organised criminal gangs, hacktivist collectives or even individuals acting alone. The energy sector is a prime target for cyber criminals for a variety of reasons:

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Darknet Quarterly Review – Q4 2021

The final quarter of 2021 saw disruption across the English-language darknet market landscape, with multiple well-established markets ceasing operations. This created a void that has yet to be filled. This quarter also saw the darknet forum RAMP experience significant growth, creating a new place for ransomware operators and cybercriminals to gather. Shifting Market Landscape In

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Exploring the threat of cyberattacks on businesses

Kevin McMahon, CEO of Cyjax Limited, discusses the ever-looming threat of cyberattacks facing small and medium-sized businesses today. In March 2021, an important new report on national defence and foreign policy in the UK was published – ‘Global Britain in a Competitive Age’.1 While in the report there is a focus on traditional forms of

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Ransomware Review – October 2021

In late October, the operators of the REvil (also known as Sodinokibi) ransomware announced they were shutting down their operations due to an infrastructure compromise. Subsequently, it was confirmed that this compromise was conducted as part of a joint operation by multiple law enforcement and intelligence agencies from various countries. The initial takedown of REvil

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