Enhance cybersecurity awareness and survivability for DoD, industry partners, and academia in the face of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity (CS) includes managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information and the systems and processes used for those purposes, including analog and physical form. CS includes information availability, identification and authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation as well as the economic considerations with respect to selection of CS techniques, CS processes, and industry trends.
Chinese hackers target 27 universities for military secrets
The hackers sent spear phishing emails that were modified to look like they had come from partner universities which would then release a malicious payload when opened. These universities were targeted because they could contain important military research information and universities are seen by hackers as an easier target instead of the military itself.
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