AN ANALYSIS OF MICRO AND MACRO CYBER ATTACKS IN THE ONGOING WAR IN YEMEN

Allan Liska, Winnona DeSombre, CW Walker, and Greg Lesnewich, Recorded Future

Yemen has been at civil war for more than 3 years. The Yemeni civil war isn't just a war between different factions in Yemen it has also served a proxy war for major global powers. This means that while there are cyber attacks ongoing between the two Yemeni factions there are also outside forces engaging in cyber activity. This talk will provide an analysis of the current infrastructure in Yemen as well as insight into the various groups and the types of cyber activity occurring within those groups.