A Palestinian man walks amid the rubble of buildings hit in Israeli air strikes in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on October 24, 2023. (MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images)

Cyber operations linked to Israel-Hamas fighting gain momentum

Amid a flurry of exaggerated claims of cyber attacks, experts caution that attacks on digital systems may intensify as the conflict drags on.
Polish and Romanian soldiers stand next to military vehicles and a NATO flag on the sidelines of a press conference of the Polish and Lithuanian president following a joint visit of the NATO Multinational Division North East mobile command center near Szypliszki village on July 7, 2022. (Photo by WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

NATO investigating breach, leak of internal documents

A politically motivated hacking group known as SiegedSec claims to have breached NATO systems and leaked a cache of documents online.
A portrait of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died after being detained on the grounds she did not comply with the headscarf rules, near the Iranian consulate on Oct. 31, 2022, in İstanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Omer Kuscu/ dia images via Getty Images)

Hackers push anti-Iranian government messages to millions via breached app

The apparent hack comes just ahead of the one-year anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini, the Iranian woman who died in police custody.
BLAHODATNE, UKRAINE: Soldiers of the 68th Jaeger Brigade “Oleksa Dovbush” stand in the Palace of culture in the newly liberated village on June 10, 2023 in Blahodatne, Ukraine.(Photo by Serhii Mykhalchuk/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)

Pro-Russian hackers remain active amid Ukraine counteroffensive

Pro-Russian hackers are focused on Ukrainian service providers, media, critical infrastructure and collecting data from government networks.
Rescuers rest during search and rescue operations near a destroyed building of Kupiansk’s local museum on April 25, 2023. (Oleksandra Novosel/Suspilne Ukraine/JSC “UA:PBC”/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)

Pro-Russian hacktivism isn’t real, top Ukrainian cyber official says

Cyberattacks targeting Ukraine are mostly carried out by Russian intelligence agencies or state-sponsored groups, according to the official.