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.
U.S. President Joe Biden (L) speaks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during the start of a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN WALSH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

NATO to create cyber rapid response force, increase cyber defense aid to Ukraine

The references the NATO declaration makes to cybersecurity depart from the past and reflect the increasing importance of cyberdefense to overall security, experts said.
Ukrainian servicemen mourn on the coffin of their comrade Oleh Kutsyn, commander of the “Karpatska Sitch” battalion killed during the war against Russia, during a funeral ceremony at Kyiv’s “Maidan” Independence Square on June 22, 2022. (Photo by SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

Research questions potentially dangerous implications of Ukraine’s IT Army

Volunteer hacking efforts could unwittingly pull countries or private companies into a murky geopolitical mess, a researcher says.