Author: M. Shanawar Khan

Johnson Controls Ransomware Attack: A Critical Wake-Up Call For National Security

In a shocking turn of events, Johnson Controls International (J.C.I.), a multi-national conglomerate specializing in industrial control systems, security equipment, and critical infrastructure solutions, has fallen victim to a relentless ransomware attack. The malicious intrusion, orchestrated by the notorious Dark Angels ransomware gang, has sent shockwaves through the cybersecurity landscape,

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Pentagon Adopts New Cybersecurity Approach Amid Escalating Threats

In the face of relentless cyberattacks targeting critical U.S. entities and growing concerns regarding Chinese hacking endeavors, the Pentagon has initiated a substantial overhaul of its cybersecurity strategy. Recent high-profile cyber incidents attributed to Russia, China, and criminal networks have propelled the Defense Department into a new era of cyber

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Taliban Voices Support For Kashmir, Sparking Indian Fears Of Terrorism

In the midst of India’s concerns regarding the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan potentially facilitating anti-Indian activities, the insurgent group has made a surprising statement, asserting its right to advocate for Muslims around the world, including those in Kashmir. These remarks signal a departure from the Taliban’s earlier stance on the

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“Infamous” Cyber Attack: Russian Malware Threatens Ukrainian Military Data

A new and alarming threat has emerged in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine: Russian hackers are launching relentless attacks against Ukrainian troops. These cyber assailants are employing a sophisticated and newly identified malware known as “Infamous Chisel” against the Ukrainian army’s Android mobile devices in an attempt to pilfer

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Myanmar’s Humanitarian Crisis Deepens As War Conflict Escalates

As the conflict in Myanmar continues to escalate, the international community is ramping up efforts to address the dire situation and hold those responsible for the violence accountable. The Southeast Asian nation, once celebrated for its strides towards democracy, now grapples with a humanitarian crisis marked by war crimes, human

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Navigating Present Realities: Kashmir’s Complexities In Cyber Warfare, Nuclear Threats And Shifting Dynamics

Approaching the four-year milestone since India’s revocation of Article 370, Kashmir’s intricate situation continues to intertwine with cyber warfare, nuclear risks and ever-evolving geopolitical landscapes. This pivotal change, altering a 1949 agreement between Jawarharlal Nehru and Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, remains a source of escalating tensions. However, Pakistan’s steadfast refusal to

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Tensions Escalate As Suspected Strikes Target Pro-Iran Militias In Syria

Suspected Israeli Attacks Amplify Regional Unrest in Syria. Tensions in the already volatile region of Syria have escalated further with reports of violent explosions hitting missile stockpiles allegedly belonging to pro-Iran militias east of the capital, Damascus. These explosions, heard by residents of the Damascus region, are believed to have

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Cyber Cold War: Escalating Tensions As U.S. Battles Chinese Malware Threats

Recent discoveries of Chinese malware hidden within U.S. telecommunications systems and critical infrastructure have sparked alarm among American intelligence agencies and cybersecurity experts. The detection of the malicious computer code, attributed to a Chinese government hacking group known as “Volt Typhoon,” has raised concerns that it could be used to

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Navigating Australia’s Security Dilemma: Risks And Realities Of The AUKUS Partnership

Australia finds itself grappling with increasing vulnerability to Chinese military aggression and potential involvement in a conflict that could lead to a catastrophic nuclear disaster. This stern warning comes from Sam Roggeveen, a former Australian intelligence specialist and director of the Lowy Institute’s international security programme. In his recent piece

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F.B.I., C.I.S.A. Confirm Collaboration To Address Cyberattack On U.S.

In a joint effort to address a significant cyber threat, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (C.I.S.A.) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) are working together to investigate a cyberattack that has targeted U.S. government networks, impacting several federal agencies. C.I.S.A. director Jen Easterly has confirmed the breach, emphasizing

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